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Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 2,167 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in the City of Brimbank, of this 39.8% worked full-time and 55.2% 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 the City of Brimbank 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 Workforce Profile 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
City of Brimbank20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %% of total industry in City of BrimbankNumber%Victoria %% of total industry in City of Brimbank2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers2,167100.0100.04.21,817100.0100.04.0+350
Males1,06649.245.63.788948.944.83.4+177
Females1,10150.854.45.092851.155.24.8+173
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years67931.331.19.451328.231.47.3+166
25 to 44 years76235.240.23.270138.639.93.2+61
45 to 54 Years44120.416.23.637220.517.33.4+69
55 to 64 Years24711.410.43.621111.69.94.0+36
65 years and over381.82.13.5201.11.63.3+18
Hours worked------------------
Part time1,19655.250.28.093851.647.87.4+258
Full time86239.844.02.676141.946.32.5+101
Qualifications------------------
Bachelor or higher degree23110.714.42.01387.611.81.6+93
Advanced diploma or diploma22810.511.74.81166.48.83.4+112
Certificate level32214.919.02.928415.618.43.0+38
No qualifications1,29659.850.95.91,16664.255.75.5+130
Ethnicity------------------
Australian-born1,10751.162.83.51,10060.567.63.8+7
Born overseas1,02847.436.05.467837.330.34.4+350
Birthplace not stated321.51.24.7402.22.13.5-8
Speaks a language other than English1,13152.231.36.076442.025.45.0+367
Individual income------------------
Nil to $5991,33561.656.39.2----------
$600 to $1,49970032.337.92.4----------
$1500 to $1,999562.62.31.2----------
$2,000 or more 401.82.01.4----------
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger1,47668.153.93.61,23167.753.43.4+245
Public transport1296.011.18.3784.38.97.0+51
Other170.80.68.160.30.54.0+11
Walked723.36.811.5613.46.89.1+11

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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