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Goondiwindi Regional Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,230 people or 25.3% of Goondiwindi Regional Council area's female resident workers 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
Goondiwindi Regional Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 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--------

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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