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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Resident workers - Key statistics

549 people or 20.5% of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region's resident workers (Administrative and Support 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)2,682100.0100.02,227100.0100.0+455
Males1,08640.545.898944.447.5+97
Females1,59959.654.21,24655.952.5+353
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years28510.611.924210.913.7+43
25 - 54 years1,68662.967.71,49167.068.9+195
55 - 64 years51719.316.137116.714.3+146
65 years and over1636.14.41125.03.0+51
Top three occupations--------------
Labourers1,37351.241.01,13351.038.2+240
Clerical and administrative workers41915.716.031114.015.3+108
Technicians and trades workers2379.28.423510.79.4+2
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,18644.251.31,08348.654.6+103
Part time1,45154.147.51,10949.843.8+342
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree28110.516.92039.114.7+78
Advanced diploma or diploma26810.011.41466.69.9+122
Certificate level71926.825.153223.922.5+187
No qualifications1,34050.043.41,26156.648.2+79
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50088733.125.6--------
$500 -$1,7491,61260.164.9--------
$1,750 or more1425.38.2--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,95773.067.91,63373.366.2+324
Public Transport210.88.8200.910.2+1
Bicycle120.40.960.30.8+6
Walked only823.13.1924.13.4-10
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas44516.633.529113.129.7+154
Speaks a language other than English at home2398.917.41054.712.4+134
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161314.99.0--------

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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