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Murchison Area

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

2,114 people or 17.3% of Murchison 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
Murchison Area20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers12,188100.0100.012,024100.0100.0+164
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,75014.415.41,85815.516.9-108
25 - 54 years7,91164.966.18,19368.168.0-282
55 - 64 years2,05616.915.61,63113.613.0+425
65 years and over4713.93.03422.82.1+129
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,47212.11.61,69614.11.7-224
Retail trade1,1759.611.41,1099.212.3+66
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,87815.413.81,78114.813.8+97
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger8,45869.468.17,98966.466.8+469
Public transport1201.05.31080.95.2+12
Walked only7095.85.48236.86.2-114
Hours worked--------------
Full time7,34260.258.47,52762.660.0-185
Part time3,91032.135.33,55529.633.3+355
Bachelor or higher degree1,30110.725.51,1059.222.3+196
Advanced diploma or diploma8136.78.76825.78.2+131
Certificate level3,57429.323.93,18226.521.9+392
No qualifications5,92748.638.06,34252.742.7-415
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5994,13733.929.8--------
$600 to $1,2495,21042.743.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 2,04316.819.4--------
$2,000 or more 5794.86.3--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English2351.95.71651.44.3+70
Has broadband internet access at home8,85472.678.23,16226.343.9+5,692
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)4,31035.435.54,27035.534.4+40

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