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Southern Downs Regional Council

Resident workers - Key statistics

60 people or 38.2% of the Southern Downs Regional Council's resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) 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)157100.0100.0189100.0100.0-32
Males4729.943.56333.341.8-16
Females11070.156.512867.758.2-18
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years159.67.9189.511.0-3
25 - 54 years12378.377.013269.875.8-9
55 - 64 years3119.712.13619.011.1-5
65 years and over31.93.000.02.2+3
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers9862.445.411158.749.7-13
Professionals2817.830.63719.627.4-9
Managers1811.513.73116.414.2-13
Hours worked--------------
Full time9258.675.111963.073.8-27
Part time6038.224.26534.425.4-5
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2012.733.02613.827.6-6
Advanced diploma or diploma4025.518.32613.815.9+14
Certificate level4025.516.24222.215.4-2
No qualifications5333.830.49751.338.3-44
Individual Income--------------
Less than $500106.45.8--------
$500 -$1,74911774.563.7--------
$1,750 or more2113.429.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car13686.655.914576.756.3-9
Public Transport00.020.700.022.90
Bicycle00.01.100.00.80
Walked only31.92.731.62.70
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas159.626.5147.423.7+1
Speaks a language other than English at home53.211.031.68.7+2
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201600.03.9--------

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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