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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Waratah-Wynyard Council area 56.8% of the local workers are males and 43.2% 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
Waratah-Wynyard Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)3,473100.0100.03,175100.0100.0+298
Males1,97256.851.71,76255.552.8+210
Females1,50143.248.31,41344.547.2+88
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years55015.815.049615.615.7+54
25 - 54 years2,19963.365.52,15067.768.4+49
55 - 64 years56716.316.244113.913.7+126
65 years and over1574.53.2882.82.3+69
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade41511.911.339912.412.0+16
Manufacturing39811.48.736511.410.3+33
Health care and social assistance36510.512.02979.211.5+68
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers66219.114.955017.314.6+112
Managers50014.412.552116.413.1-21
Labourers45813.211.349615.612.2-38
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,04558.958.61,91260.260.8+133
Part time1,38239.840.11,19037.537.3+192
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree36910.620.032610.317.6+43
Advanced diploma or diploma2537.38.21916.07.6+62
Certificate level1,14933.126.490228.424.1+247
No qualifications1,67548.241.41,59850.345.8+77
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5991,32938.333.0--------
$600 -$12491,40440.443.7--------
$1250 or more69219.922.2--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car2,32566.970.52,09365.969.0+232
Public Transport722.13.0722.32.90
Bicycle130.40.6160.50.7-3
Walked only1714.95.02016.35.8-30
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2727.811.52628.310.8+10
Speaks a language other than English at home561.64.0411.32.9+15
Arrived between 2006 and 2011290.81.9--------

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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