RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Local workers - Key statistics - Financial and Insurance Services

In the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region 36.8% of the local workers (Financial and Insurance Services) are males and 62.9% are female.

The local workers is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note: The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.
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Local workers key statistics - Financial and Insurance Services
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region20162011change
Namenumber%. Queenslandnumber%. Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)2,454100.0100.02,619100.0100.0-165
Males90436.843.492335.241.8-19
Females1,54462.956.61,68764.458.2-143
Age structure
15 - 24 years29712.17.939415.011.0-97
25 - 54 years1,81674.077.01,90672.875.8-90
55 - 64 years29111.912.12519.611.1+40
65 years and over612.53.0471.82.2+14
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers1,35955.445.51,53058.449.8-171
Professionals61225.430.553320.827.3+79
Managers27211.213.732112.314.2-49
Hours worked
Full time1,76872.075.11,81769.473.4-49
Part time66126.924.379430.325.3-133
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree60525.033.054120.727.5+64
Advanced diploma or diploma41817.218.335313.515.9+65
Certificate level53522.016.250319.215.4+32
No qualifications82833.830.51,16444.438.3-336
Individual Income
Less than $5001586.45.8--00--
$500 -$1,7491,75371.463.8--00--
$1,750 or more47119.229.4--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Car1,97280.456.12,04077.956.5-68
Public Transport50.220.7160.622.9-11
Bicycle241.01.1240.90.8--
Walked only702.92.7913.52.7-21
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2359.626.42108.023.6+25
Speaks a language other than English at home813.311.0652.58.7+16
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016391.63.9--00--

RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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