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Cradle Coast Region

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Cradle Coast Region 51.7% of the local workers are males and 48.3% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the Cradle Coast Region vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Cradle Coast Region20112006Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)40,460100.0100.039,986100.0100.0+474
Males20,91251.751.721,38653.552.8-474
Females19,54848.348.318,60046.547.2+948
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years6,08215.015.06,21915.615.7-137
25 - 54 years26,40665.365.527,39968.568.4-993
55 - 64 years6,68216.516.25,42413.613.7+1,258
65 years and over1,2903.23.29442.42.3+346
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing5,07412.58.75,93914.710.3-865
Retail trade4,95812.211.34,97312.312.0-15
Health care and social assistance4,50711.112.04,12910.211.5+378
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers6,44215.914.96,19415.514.6+248
Professionals5,86414.518.75,37213.417.9+492
Labourers5,51513.611.36,10515.312.2-590
Hours worked--------------
Full time24,31160.158.624,67161.760.8-360
Part time15,62838.640.114,53536.437.3+1,093
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5,40313.420.04,52511.317.6+878
Advanced diploma or diploma3,1267.78.22,7076.87.6+419
Certificate level12,20730.226.410,89127.224.1+1,316
No qualifications19,30647.741.419,78849.545.8-482
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59914,03734.733.0--------
$600 -$124917,71643.843.7--------
$1250 or more8,22420.322.2--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car29,60873.270.528,47571.269.0+1,133
Public Transport3090.83.03160.82.9-7
Bicycle1580.40.62460.60.7-88
Walked only1,9214.75.02,1095.35.8-188
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas3,5458.811.53,3628.410.8+183
Speaks a language other than English at home8782.24.06271.62.9+251
Arrived between 2006 and 20115181.31.9--------

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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