RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

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Bulloo Shire

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Bulloo Shire 66.7% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 36.6% 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 Bulloo Shire 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 Bulloo Shire 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 - All industries
Bulloo Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. Queenslandnumber%. Queensland2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)279100.0100.0348100.0100.0-69
Males18666.751.821461.553.0-28
Females10236.648.213538.847.0-33
Age structure
15 - 24 years259.015.64613.216.5-21
25 - 54 years16960.665.621662.166.4-47
55 - 64 years7225.814.86017.214.0+12
65 years and over196.84.0246.93.1-5
Top three industries
Mining6623.22.3236.82.6+43
Public administration and safety6121.46.54713.96.7+14
Agriculture, forestry and fishing5318.62.89728.82.7-44
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers6824.414.24914.114.9+19
Managers5620.112.19326.712.0-37
Labourers4114.710.66017.210.6-19
Hours worked
Full time23283.262.326074.763.0-28
Part time4716.835.97321.033.3-26
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree227.925.1349.821.5-12
Advanced diploma or diploma248.610.9267.59.3-2
Certificate level12344.126.38925.624.7+34
No qualifications10738.435.018352.640.6-76
Individual Income
Less than $5003612.917.7--00--
$500 -$1,74916057.364.0--00--
$1,750 or more8731.216.7--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Car11340.569.615444.367.5-41
Public Transport006.9007.5--
Bicycle31.11.0001.1+3
Walked only6924.73.35917.03.7+10
Other Characteristics
Born overseas3311.825.7298.323.7+4
Speaks a language other than English at home82.912.392.69.6-1
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201662.24.7--00--

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