RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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Goondiwindi Regional Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

1,230 people or 25.3% of the Goondiwindi Regional Council area's resident workers (All industries) 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 - All industries
Goondiwindi Regional Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)4,859100.0100.05,058100.0100.0-199
Males2,60753.752.02,77054.853.0-163
Females2,25046.348.02,28645.247.0-36
Age structure
15 - 24 years66113.615.669413.716.5-33
25 - 54 years2,94660.665.63,24864.266.4-302
55 - 64 years88918.314.879915.814.0+90
65 years and over3557.34.03266.43.1+29
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,34327.62.81,32126.12.7+22
Retail trade4789.89.955210.910.7-74
Health care and social assistance4499.213.04639.211.9-14
Top three occupations
Managers1,01720.912.11,18423.412.0-167
Labourers74115.310.574514.710.6-4
Technicians and trades workers61012.614.360812.014.9+2
Hours worked
Full time3,19265.762.43,34066.063.9-148
Part time1,55031.935.81,58831.433.9-38
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree74715.425.167513.321.5+72
Advanced diploma or diploma4839.910.93957.89.3+88
Certificate level1,27526.226.41,18223.424.8+93
No qualifications2,20445.435.02,58351.140.6-379
Individual Income
Less than $50097920.117.7--------
$500 -$1,7493,27767.463.8--------
$1,750 or more48810.017.0--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car3,36769.369.33,39967.267.4-32
Public Transport180.47.0220.47.5-4
Bicycle330.71.0430.91.1-10
Walked only2885.93.33587.13.7-70
Other Characteristics
Born overseas3777.825.83476.923.7+30
Speaks a language other than English at home2154.412.31362.79.6+79
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161072.24.7--------

RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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