RDA Darling Downs and South West RegionEconomic profile
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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Resident workers - Key statistics

997 people or 10.5% of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region's resident workers (Construction) have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include all employed people who are resident in the local area regardless of where they work. In other words, it is the people who live locally and therefore have the potential to work locally and is an important resource for the local economy. Their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)9,489100.0100.09,192100.0100.0+297
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,71518.114.11,88820.516.1-173
25 - 54 years6,07364.069.65,90164.269.3+172
55 - 64 years1,37514.513.51,17712.812.4+198
65 years and over3093.32.92342.52.2+75
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers4,22944.647.24,08144.447.0+148
Machinery operators and drivers1,31513.98.61,37915.09.7-64
Hours worked--------------
Full time7,50679.178.27,25078.976.8+256
Part time1,86019.620.61,71018.621.2+150
Bachelor or higher degree4825.17.73644.06.7+118
Advanced diploma or diploma5155.46.63253.55.2+190
Certificate level5,10053.752.44,56949.749.1+531
No qualifications3,15933.330.83,65839.835.7-499
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,00110.58.9--------
$500 -$1,7496,79771.669.5--------
$1,750 or more1,51516.019.9--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport1091.12.71451.62.9-36
Walked only1411.51.01611.81.2-20
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas6847.221.26427.021.0+42
Speaks a language other than English at home1952.16.82012.25.9-6
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161131.23.0--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.