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King Island Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In King Island Council area 55.1% of the local workers are males and 44.9% 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
King Island Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)711100.0100.0819100.0100.0-108
Males39255.151.744554.352.8-53
Females31944.948.337445.747.2-55
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years588.215.09812.015.7-40
25 - 54 years43561.265.551763.168.4-82
55 - 64 years17524.616.214217.313.7+33
65 years and over436.03.2627.62.3-19
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing16322.84.724229.15.5-79
Manufacturing13218.58.717220.610.3-40
Retail trade659.111.3667.912.0-1
Top three occupations--------------
Labourers17624.811.323528.712.2-59
Managers17424.512.522827.813.1-54
Technicians and trades workers8512.014.9759.214.6+10
Hours worked--------------
Full time44863.058.655367.560.8-105
Part time24634.640.126232.037.3-16
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree10114.220.010312.617.6-2
Advanced diploma or diploma466.58.2688.37.6-22
Certificate level19327.126.420424.924.1-11
No qualifications36751.641.439247.945.8-25
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59921430.133.0--------
$600 -$124934148.043.7--------
$1250 or more13619.122.2--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car45463.970.547457.969.0-20
Public Transport30.43.030.42.90
Bicycle00.00.691.10.7-9
Walked only669.35.09611.75.8-30
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas8512.011.511413.910.8-29
Speaks a language other than English at home243.44.0182.22.9+6
Arrived between 2006 and 2011121.71.9--------

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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