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Cradle Coast Region

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

9,069 people or 19.8% of the Cradle Coast Region'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
Cradle Coast Region20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers45,835100.0100.043,768100.0100.0+2,067
Males24,49053.450.824,02554.951.5+465
Females21,34546.649.219,74345.148.5+1,602
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years6,94415.215.46,84415.616.9+100
25 - 54 years29,87365.266.129,95168.468.0-78
55 - 64 years7,54616.515.65,88313.413.0+1,663
65 years and over1,4723.23.01,0902.52.1+382
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing5,60912.26.36,28114.48.0-672
Retail trade5,25011.511.45,15711.812.3+93
Health care and social assistance4,95610.812.84,36610.012.4+590
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers7,60916.613.87,01716.013.8+592
Labourers6,57814.48.86,89215.79.6-314
Professionals6,22513.622.45,59212.821.6+633
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger33,31072.768.130,85570.566.8+2,455
Public transport4371.05.33590.85.2+78
Bicycle00.00.060.00.0-6
Walked only2,0764.55.42,2325.16.2-156
Hours worked--------------
Full time27,08459.158.426,63660.960.0+448
Part time15,47333.835.313,76231.433.3+1,711
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5,67212.425.54,58710.522.3+1,085
Advanced diploma or diploma3,3977.48.72,8286.58.2+569
Certificate level14,02230.623.911,99027.421.9+2,032
No qualifications20,74945.338.021,85649.942.7-1,107
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59916,07235.129.8--------
$600 to $1,24919,84243.343.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 7,33516.019.4--------
$2,000 or more 1,8904.16.3--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English9632.15.76641.54.3+299
Has broadband internet access at home34,12174.478.214,38932.943.9+19,732
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)16,34935.735.515,69535.934.4+654

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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