RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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Paroo Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

167 people or 23.0% of the Paroo Shire'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
Paroo Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)725100.0100.0840100.0100.0-115
Males36550.352.046154.953.0-96
Females35549.048.037845.047.0-23
Age structure
15 - 24 years709.715.610412.416.5-34
25 - 54 years40355.665.652362.366.4-120
55 - 64 years17323.914.815118.014.0+22
65 years and over729.94.0627.43.1+10
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing21729.92.825129.82.7-34
Public administration and safety8912.36.612715.16.7-38
Health care and social assistance7310.113.09110.811.9-18
Top three occupations
Managers24533.812.125730.612.0-12
Labourers9112.610.513816.410.6-47
Professionals8211.319.8789.318.9+4
Hours worked
Full time50469.562.458469.563.9-80
Part time19727.235.821325.433.9-16
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree9112.625.19311.121.5-2
Advanced diploma or diploma7610.510.9647.69.3+12
Certificate level19226.526.419222.924.8--
No qualifications34347.335.043952.340.6-96
Individual Income
Less than $50018225.117.7--------
$500 -$1,74944561.463.8--------
$1,750 or more679.217.0--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car40656.069.344653.167.4-40
Public Transport007.040.57.5-4
Bicycle001.040.51.1-4
Walked only8912.33.39211.03.7-3
Other Characteristics
Born overseas314.325.8404.823.7-9
Speaks a language other than English at home101.412.3202.49.6-10
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016121.74.7--------

RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

economic profile