RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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Quilpie Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

87 people or 19.1% of the Quilpie 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
Quilpie Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)456100.0100.0543100.0100.0-87
Males25054.852.032159.153.0-71
Females20545.048.022541.447.0-20
Age structure
15 - 24 years6013.215.66512.016.5-5
25 - 54 years28161.665.634864.166.4-67
55 - 64 years7817.114.88615.814.0-8
65 years and over357.74.0499.03.1-14
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing12628.12.816129.62.7-35
Public administration and safety6414.36.67113.16.7-7
Education and training408.99.0336.17.9+7
Top three occupations
Managers11024.112.117131.512.0-61
Labourers8117.810.58415.510.6-3
Technicians and trades workers5311.614.35910.914.9-6
Hours worked
Full time34575.762.439973.563.9-54
Part time10723.535.812723.433.9-20
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree4810.525.1478.721.5+1
Advanced diploma or diploma398.610.9417.69.3-2
Certificate level12126.526.410619.524.8+15
No qualifications23752.035.031958.740.6-82
Individual Income
Less than $50010422.817.7--------
$500 -$1,74929564.763.8--------
$1,750 or more449.617.0--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car22649.669.325346.667.4-27
Public Transport007.00--7.5--
Bicycle71.51.00--1.1+7
Walked only7416.23.39717.93.7-23
Other Characteristics
Born overseas327.025.8366.623.7-4
Speaks a language other than English at home0012.3122.29.6-12
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201630.74.7--------

RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

economic profile