Cradle Coast RegionEconomic profile
Skip to content

King Island Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

159 people or 18.5% of King Island Council area'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
King Island Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers858100.0100.0919100.0100.0-61
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years849.815.412313.416.9-39
25 - 54 years52060.666.158763.968.0-67
55 - 64 years20123.415.614615.913.0+55
65 years and over536.23.0636.92.1-10
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing22125.81.628030.51.7-59
Public administration and safety647.512.2505.411.7+14
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers9310.813.8919.913.8+2
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger55464.668.154158.966.8+13
Public transport30.35.360.75.2-3
Walked only698.05.4909.86.2-21
Hours worked--------------
Full time54964.058.461066.460.0-61
Part time24528.635.324326.433.3+2
Bachelor or higher degree10412.125.59910.822.3+5
Advanced diploma or diploma556.48.7677.38.2-12
Certificate level23527.423.923926.021.9-4
No qualifications40547.238.044047.942.7-35
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59924328.329.8--------
$600 to $1,24941147.943.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 14817.219.4--------
$2,000 or more 344.06.3--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English263.05.7262.84.30
Has broadband internet access at home55164.278.2566.143.9+495
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)21324.835.527229.634.4-59

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