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Murweh Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

490 people or 23.9% of Murweh Shire's 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
Murweh Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,046100.0100.02,267100.0100.0-221
Males1,03150.452.01,18452.253.0-153
Females1,01749.748.01,08447.847.0-67
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years30014.715.634115.016.5-41
25 - 54 years1,22559.965.61,45364.166.4-228
55 - 64 years40219.614.836916.314.0+33
65 years and over1155.64.01044.63.1+11
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing37017.32.737516.12.7-5
Health care and social assistance26212.212.429912.811.6-37
Public administration and safety2019.46.32259.66.6-24
Top three occupations--------------
Managers40920.012.143619.212.0-27
Labourers40619.810.542918.910.6-23
Professionals28413.919.827312.018.9+11
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,40768.862.41,58269.863.9-175
Part time59329.035.862827.733.9-35
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree32716.025.130213.321.5+25
Advanced diploma or diploma1638.010.91627.19.3+1
Certificate level50224.526.451522.724.8-13
No qualifications98348.035.01,18152.140.6-198
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50038819.017.7--------
$500 -$1,7491,37567.263.8--------
$1,750 or more24512.017.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,30964.069.31,45264.067.4-143
Public Transport70.37.090.47.5-2
Bicycle291.41.0261.11.1+3
Walked only1577.73.32028.93.7-45
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas20710.125.823310.323.7-26
Speaks a language other than English at home1215.912.31205.39.6+1
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016864.24.7--------

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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