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Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 701 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in Murchison Area, of this 35.4% worked full-time and 56.2% 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 Murchison Area 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
Murchison Area20112006Change
NameNumber%Regional Tasmania %% of total industry in Murchison AreaNumber%Regional Tasmania %% of total industry in Murchison Area2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers701100.0--7.1673100.0100.07.1+28
Males15121.5--2.618527.534.13.4-34
Females55078.5--13.248872.565.911.9+62
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years13619.4--9.613119.526.48.9+5
25 to 44 years25536.4--6.529143.237.67.2-36
45 to 54 Years16022.8--6.416925.121.47.1-9
55 to 64 Years12217.4--7.58212.213.36.2+40
65 years and over284.0--7.100.01.40.0+28
Hours worked------------------
Part time39456.2--12.835753.052.012.9+37
Full time24835.4--4.026539.440.34.3-17
Qualifications------------------
Bachelor or higher degree223.1--2.3243.64.92.8-2
Advanced diploma or diploma284.0--4.4263.94.85.3+2
Certificate level15722.4--5.114321.223.55.6+14
No qualifications45364.6--9.443764.961.28.5+16
Ethnicity------------------
Australian-born63089.9--7.260089.286.77.2+30
Born overseas699.8--7.8527.710.76.2+17
Birthplace not stated71.0--4.1203.02.66.8-13
Speaks a language other than English111.6--5.6131.93.69.8-2
Individual income------------------
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger39055.6--5.935552.756.85.8+35
Public transport30.4--3.260.91.87.2-3
Other00.0--0.060.90.412.5-6
Walked9613.7--14.410115.09.312.8-5

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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