RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Resident workers - Key statistics - Other Services

748 people or 16.4% of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region's resident workers (Other 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.

Data source

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

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Resident workers key statistics - Other Services
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)4,570100.0100.04,294100.0100.0+276
Males2,63257.653.02,49058.055.0+142
Females1,92342.147.01,80442.045.0+119
Age structure
15 - 24 years96121.016.994322.019.6+18
25 - 54 years2,69959.165.42,56359.764.2+136
55 - 64 years65814.413.759913.913.2+59
65 years and over2545.64.11814.23.0+73
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers2,30550.444.52,27553.147.4+30
Community and personal service workers51711.415.245010.512.4+67
Clerical and administrative workers50211.110.951712.111.9-15
Hours worked
Full time2,98565.361.92,84866.364.3+137
Part time1,56934.337.01,37232.034.2+197
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree3617.912.33227.59.7+39
Advanced diploma or diploma3878.511.53227.59.3+65
Certificate level2,39852.546.62,05547.946.2+343
No qualifications1,32028.927.21,48134.531.7-161
Individual Income
Less than $5001,13224.823.7--------
$500 -$1,7493,12868.467.6--------
$1,750 or more2234.97.2--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car3,51076.873.93,21174.872.7+299
Public Transport130.33.7140.34.3-1
Bicycle260.60.8330.80.8-7
Walked only1703.73.21884.43.4-18
Other Characteristics
Born overseas47910.524.74189.722.6+61
Speaks a language other than English at home2004.411.51493.58.7+51
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016932.04.7--------

RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

economic profile