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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Tablelands 47.4% of the local workers are males and 52.6% 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 Tablelands 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, Tablelands 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
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)8,573100.0100.08,670100.0100.0-97
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,18613.815.61,18213.616.5+4
25 - 54 years4,82556.365.65,24360.566.4-418
55 - 64 years1,83421.414.81,74320.114.0+91
65 years and over7198.44.05095.93.1+210
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,40916.42.81,14413.22.7+265
Health care and social assistance1,19613.913.01,05612.211.9+140
Retail trade1,04512.29.91,16213.410.7-117
Top three occupations--------------
Hours worked--------------
Full time4,70854.962.34,93957.063.0-231
Part time3,66842.835.93,50540.433.3+163
Bachelor or higher degree1,55618.225.11,33615.421.5+220
Advanced diploma or diploma86410.110.97368.59.3+128
Certificate level2,42428.326.32,34727.124.7+77
No qualifications3,39639.635.03,83644.240.6-440
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002,12624.817.7--------
$500 -$1,7495,53564.664.0--------
$1,750 or more7088.316.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport921.16.9861.07.5+6
Walked only4535.33.35846.73.7-131
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,33415.625.71,26914.623.7+65
Speaks a language other than English at home5065.912.34224.99.6+84
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162352.74.7--------

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