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Fraser Coast Regional Council

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Fraser Coast Regional Council 46.9% of the local workers are males and 53.1% are female.

The local workers are 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 Wide Bay Burnett Region vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

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

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Please note: Currently only 2016 data are available for work destination. 2011 data are not comparable due to a change in methodology in 2016 which “imputed” a work destination to those workers who didn’t state their work destination. This means comparisons with earlier years should not be made. .id are currently sourcing data collected under the same methodology in 2011 which will be added to this page at a later date. For a detailed case study of this issue please visit our blog post.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Fraser Coast Regional Council2016
NameNumber%Queensland %
Local workers------
Total local workers (Census)29,140100.0100.0
Age structure------
15 - 24 years4,21514.515.6
25 - 54 years18,00661.865.6
55 - 64 years5,59819.214.8
65 years and over1,3174.54.0
Top three industries------
Health care and social assistance5,54418.325.0
Health care and social assistance5,54418.325.0
Retail trade3,79012.59.5
Top three occupations------
Community and personal service workers4,52415.511.4
Clerical and administrative workers3,84513.213.7
Hours worked------
Full time16,09955.262.3
Part time12,46742.835.9
Bachelor or higher degree5,03817.325.1
Advanced diploma or diploma3,13110.710.9
Certificate level9,23731.726.3
No qualifications10,80037.135.0
Individual Income------
Less than $5006,57022.517.7
$500 -$1,74919,55067.164.0
$1,750 or more2,5968.916.7
Method of Travel to Work------
Public Transport1610.66.9
Walked only9153.13.3
Other Characteristics------
Born overseas4,24814.625.7
Speaks a language other than English at home1,2184.212.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20164761.64.7

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