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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

2,279 people or 23.6% of Tablelands's local 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers9,645100.0100.09,171100.0100.0+474
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,25813.016.51,30314.218.1-45
25 - 54 years5,85160.766.45,87864.167.1-27
55 - 64 years1,99120.614.01,60817.512.5+383
65 years and over5455.73.13824.22.2+163
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade1,18612.310.71,11412.111.6+72
Health care and social assistance1,13311.711.99009.810.2+233
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,06811.12.71,17212.83.4-104
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,48915.414.91,34514.7--+144
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger6,17164.067.55,72862.566.6+443
Public transport1331.47.4810.96.5+52
Walked only5916.13.76607.24.0-69
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,61158.263.95,53060.364.7+81
Part time3,33434.630.02,93132.029.1+403
Bachelor or higher degree1,45315.121.51,22113.318.0+232
Advanced diploma or diploma8268.69.36427.08.1+184
Certificate level2,81429.224.82,32425.322.8+490
No qualifications4,07542.240.64,45348.646.2-378
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5993,71938.628.3--------
$600 to $1,2493,85239.941.8--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1,36414.119.2--------
$2,000 or more 4664.88.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English4244.49.63523.87.3+72
Has broadband internet access at home7,07573.480.82,87631.450.6+4,199
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3,28034.034.23,00832.833.5+272

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.