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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,001 people or 42.0% of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region's resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) 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)2,382100.0100.02,527100.0100.0-145
Males88837.343.591936.441.8-31
Females1,48862.556.51,60763.658.2-119
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years28211.87.938215.111.0-100
25 - 54 years1,76173.977.01,84573.075.8-84
55 - 64 years28912.112.126110.311.1+28
65 years and over552.33.0441.72.2+11
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers1,30754.945.41,46057.849.7-153
Professionals59625.530.653421.427.4+62
Managers27911.913.730912.314.2-30
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,71472.075.11,73668.773.8-22
Part time63726.724.275930.025.4-122
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree60125.233.052820.927.6+73
Advanced diploma or diploma40016.818.332913.015.9+71
Certificate level53122.316.248019.015.4+51
No qualifications80033.630.41,13645.038.3-336
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001426.05.8--------
$500 -$1,7491,70571.663.7--------
$1,750 or more47019.729.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,90580.055.91,94677.056.3-41
Public Transport200.820.7180.722.9+2
Bicycle241.01.1240.90.80
Walked only682.92.7933.72.7-25
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2259.426.51997.923.7+26
Speaks a language other than English at home713.011.0642.58.7+7
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016341.43.9--------

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

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