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Gympie Regional Council

Resident workers - Key statistics

4,039 people or 23.1% of Gympie Regional Council'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
Gympie Regional Council20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)17,503100.0100.017,352100.0100.0+151
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,42213.815.62,45914.216.5-37
25 - 54 years10,57360.465.611,00163.466.4-428
55 - 64 years3,47719.914.83,11217.914.0+365
65 years and over1,0315.94.07714.43.1+260
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,01911.012.41,92810.811.6+91
Education and training1,5498.48.61,3547.67.7+195
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers2,76315.814.32,68115.514.9+82
Hours worked--------------
Full time9,75855.862.49,97257.563.9-214
Part time7,38342.235.86,93440.033.9+449
Bachelor or higher degree2,29413.125.12,00811.621.5+286
Advanced diploma or diploma1,74510.010.91,3878.09.3+358
Certificate level5,82833.326.45,17729.824.8+651
No qualifications7,08940.535.08,06246.540.6-973
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5004,17523.917.7--------
$500 -$1,74911,27164.463.8--------
$1,750 or more1,7159.817.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport2031.27.01821.07.5+21
Walked only5873.43.37134.13.7-126
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,99011.425.82,00811.623.7-18
Speaks a language other than English at home5052.912.34372.59.6+68
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161721.04.7--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.