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Quilpie Shire

Resident workers - Key statistics

87 people or 19.1% of Quilpie 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
Quilpie Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 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 fishing12627.32.716128.62.7-35
Public administration and safety6413.96.37112.66.6-7
Education and training408.78.6335.97.7+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 Transport00.07.000.07.50
Bicycle71.51.000.01.1+7
Walked only7416.23.39717.93.7-23
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas327.025.8366.623.7-4
Speaks a language other than English at home00.012.3122.29.6-12
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201630.74.7--------

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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