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Bega Valley Shire

Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 1,019 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in Bega Valley Shire, of this 42.5% worked full-time and 51.1% 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 Bega Valley Shire 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
Bega Valley Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Canberra Region %% of total industry in Bega Valley ShireNumber%Canberra Region %% of total industry in Bega Valley Shire2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers1,019100.0100.09.11,021100.0100.09.4-2
Males42041.241.47.641140.339.97.4+9
Females59958.858.610.561059.760.111.4-11
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years24223.729.217.721621.229.216.5+26
25 to 44 years33733.133.69.437536.736.99.5-38
45 to 54 Years22422.019.26.826225.719.67.7-38
55 to 64 Years17617.314.47.314514.212.27.8+31
65 years and over403.93.57.0232.32.05.7+17
Hours worked------------------
Part time52151.148.211.552151.046.712.10
Full time43342.546.97.144043.148.17.4-7
Qualifications------------------
Bachelor or higher degree504.97.82.5565.57.03.5-6
Advanced diploma or diploma605.96.56.0575.66.06.4+3
Certificate level26626.125.78.325625.123.98.9+10
No qualifications59358.255.613.158657.457.912.1+7
Ethnicity------------------
Australian-born89187.483.49.187185.384.09.3+20
Born overseas11711.515.49.313112.814.311.0-14
Birthplace not stated111.11.36.5151.51.65.6-4
Speaks a language other than English424.17.813.3525.16.519.2-10
Individual income------------------
Nil to $59960559.457.213.3----------
$600 to $1,49936535.838.06.8----------
$1500 to $1,999222.21.82.8----------
$2,000 or more 70.71.41.8----------
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger60959.855.58.052951.851.07.5+80
Public transport90.92.010.570.71.810.1+2
Other30.30.44.800.00.40.0+3
Walked1009.814.515.315915.616.420.5-59

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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