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Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 791 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in Adelaide Hills Council, of this 32.2% worked full-time and 62.5% worked part-time.

Tourism and hospitality are key industries in many parts of Australia, but it has not been well represented in economic profiles in the past due to the difficulty in defining it.

The tourism and hospitality industries are defined by the ABS not as regular industries but as a set of occupation categories working across a number of industries.

This page presents some key statistics for tourism and hospitality workers in Adelaide Hills Council with comparisons to benchmark areas. Tourism and hospitality data should be viewed in conjunction with the Industry sector analysis page for the accomodation sector, which has modelled estimates of the size of the industry on an annual basis. The Employment locations page will show where accommodation activity is taking place and the Local workers section will reveal the characteristics of accommodation workers.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work
Tourism and hospitality workforce
Adelaide Hills Council20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %% of total industry in Adelaide Hills CouncilNumber%South Australia %% of total industry in Adelaide Hills Council2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers791100.0100.08.8651100.0100.07.5+140
Males28035.440.66.123035.340.15.1+50
Females51164.659.411.742164.759.910.2+90
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years32941.634.121.825238.734.618.5+77
25 to 44 years24631.136.88.121232.636.36.8+34
45 to 54 Years13517.116.36.410416.017.44.8+31
55 to 64 Years729.110.74.17311.210.24.7-1
65 years and over91.12.21.6101.51.52.4-1
Hours worked------------------
Part time49462.555.912.739360.452.711.2+101
Full time25532.238.35.622534.641.34.9+30
Qualifications------------------
Bachelor or higher degree8010.110.24.0416.37.72.5+39
Advanced diploma or diploma455.77.04.7446.85.85.0+1
Certificate level18122.921.39.012619.419.87.0+55
No qualifications46058.257.612.540662.461.810.4+54
Ethnicity------------------
Australian-born65883.272.59.154483.676.07.8+114
Born overseas12716.126.37.610015.421.96.6+27
Birthplace not stated00.01.20.0121.82.07.1-12
Speaks a language other than English536.719.99.4416.315.59.3+12
Individual income------------------
Nil to $59952666.558.414.6----------
$600 to $1,49924631.137.05.9----------
$1500 to $1,99960.81.81.0----------
$2,000 or more 60.81.41.4----------
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger44956.858.78.034452.856.66.6+105
Public transport212.77.820.6152.38.015.8+6
Other60.80.714.060.90.513.30
Walked445.66.29.5396.06.57.9+5

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

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