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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Scenic Rim Regional Council 48.2% of the local workers are males and 51.9% 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 Scenic Rim Regional Council 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 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, Scenic Rim Regional Council 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.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Scenic Rim Regional Council20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)12,362100.0100.011,871100.0100.0+491
Males5,95448.251.85,88449.653.0+70
Females6,41451.948.25,99150.547.0+423
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,87915.215.61,74714.716.5+132
25 - 54 years7,16558.065.67,24961.166.4-84
55 - 64 years2,32518.814.82,10317.714.0+222
65 years and over9988.14.07776.53.1+221
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,57112.72.81,49212.62.7+79
Health care and social assistance1,35411.013.01,29310.911.9+61
Education and training1,30110.59.01,1279.57.9+174
Top three occupations--------------
Managers2,14617.412.12,20318.612.0-57
Labourers1,82014.710.61,60213.510.6+218
Professionals1,80114.619.91,67714.118.9+124
Hours worked--------------
Full time6,87555.662.36,71356.563.0+162
Part time5,21242.235.94,85940.933.3+353
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,20317.825.11,80615.221.5+397
Advanced diploma or diploma1,34110.810.91,0639.09.3+278
Certificate level3,36627.226.32,98825.224.7+378
No qualifications5,03940.835.05,52646.640.6-487
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003,08024.917.7--------
$500 -$1,7497,90764.064.0--------
$1,750 or more1,1269.116.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car8,28567.069.67,63164.367.5+654
Public Transport520.46.9490.47.5+3
Bicycle380.31.0420.41.1-4
Walked only6285.13.36705.63.7-42
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,18017.625.71,98516.723.7+195
Speaks a language other than English at home7005.712.34734.09.6+227
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162552.14.7--------

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

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