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Southern Downs Regional Council

Resident workers - Key statistics

143 people or 9.0% of the Southern Downs Regional Council's resident workers (Retail Trade) 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
Southern Downs Regional Council20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)1,588100.0100.01,867100.0100.0-279
Males67042.241.779442.540.7-124
Females91957.958.31,07257.459.3-153
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years45928.932.053528.733.1-76
25 - 54 years81651.453.31,03955.753.4-223
55 - 64 years23815.011.524313.011.2-5
65 years and over684.33.2522.82.4+16
Top three occupations--------------
Sales workers81751.454.888647.553.5-69
Managers21713.715.328215.116.4-65
Labourers16510.48.71859.97.9-20
Hours worked--------------
Full time76848.446.798352.748.1-215
Part time80050.452.386346.250.4-63
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree603.811.1643.48.3-4
Advanced diploma or diploma835.27.9643.46.0+19
Certificate level42026.422.046124.719.2-41
No qualifications98361.956.71,20964.862.9-226
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50058236.634.6--------
$500 -$1,74993959.159.1--------
$1,750 or more493.14.9--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,20475.872.21,40675.369.1-202
Public Transport00.04.930.25.2-3
Bicycle50.30.7181.00.9-13
Walked only754.73.41005.44.1-25
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1157.221.11226.519.5-7
Speaks a language other than English at home563.510.0573.17.9-1
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016181.13.6--------

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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