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Resident workers - Key statistics

4,661 people or 27.5% of the Scenic Rim 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
Scenic Rim Regional Council20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)16,927100.0100.016,166100.0100.0+761
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,22313.115.62,10813.016.5+115
25 - 54 years10,18560.265.610,17362.966.4+12
55 - 64 years3,29219.414.82,94918.214.0+343
65 years and over1,2317.34.09225.73.1+309
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance1,77710.513.01,72910.711.9+48
Education and training1,5869.49.01,3668.57.9+220
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers2,72916.114.32,65916.414.9+70
Hours worked--------------
Full time10,02459.262.49,79960.663.9+225
Part time6,51838.535.85,98737.033.9+531
Bachelor or higher degree2,84316.825.12,42715.021.5+416
Advanced diploma or diploma1,81810.710.91,4749.19.3+344
Certificate level5,06029.926.44,39527.224.8+665
No qualifications6,63839.235.07,21544.640.6-577
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003,54320.917.7--------
$500 -$1,74911,01165.063.8--------
$1,750 or more2,02011.917.0--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport2141.37.02371.57.5-23
Walked only5843.53.36504.03.7-66
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,84916.825.82,77817.223.7+71
Speaks a language other than English at home6013.612.35183.29.6+83
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162351.44.7--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).