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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Resident workers - Key statistics

234 people or 24.7% of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region's resident workers (Arts and Recreation 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)949100.0100.0880100.0100.0+69
Males46048.551.443249.151.3+28
Females48851.448.643649.548.7+52
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years23825.124.519922.623.7+39
25 - 54 years50953.659.749255.961.2+17
55 - 64 years15516.311.513014.811.3+25
65 years and over545.74.3515.83.8+3
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers25327.426.721925.526.2+34
Professionals15116.019.713515.519.5+16
Technicians and trades workers13414.311.111914.111.8+15
Hours worked--------------
Full time44647.048.446853.250.0-22
Part time48150.750.441547.248.6+66
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree13314.022.210011.419.2+33
Advanced diploma or diploma10110.611.7849.59.9+17
Certificate level26427.822.921824.821.5+46
No qualifications43145.440.644750.845.9-16
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50035337.231.3--------
$500 -$1,74953956.859.6--------
$1,750 or more283.08.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car64668.164.659367.461.1+53
Public Transport00.06.340.56.5-4
Bicycle101.11.380.91.7+2
Walked only677.13.8505.74.1+17
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas838.723.4799.022.1+4
Speaks a language other than English at home252.69.3212.47.7+4
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016141.54.0--------

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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