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West Coast Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In West Coast Council area 64.6% of the local workers are males and 35.4% 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
West Coast Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,295100.0100.02,026100.0100.0+269
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years32214.015.029214.415.7+30
25 - 54 years1,56968.465.51,43270.768.4+137
55 - 64 years33614.616.226112.913.7+75
65 years and over683.03.2412.02.3+27
Top three industries--------------
Accommodation and food services30213.17.333816.66.9-36
Retail trade1365.911.31396.812.0-3
Top three occupations--------------
Machinery operators and drivers53623.46.640820.17.0+128
Technicians and trades workers47620.714.940119.814.6+75
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,60269.858.61,32865.560.8+274
Part time65728.640.166732.937.3-10
Bachelor or higher degree24310.620.01989.817.6+45
Advanced diploma or diploma1235.48.2763.87.6+47
Certificate level78234.126.460229.724.1+180
No qualifications1,12248.941.41,05251.945.8+70
Individual Income--------------
$600 -$124967529.443.7--------
$1250 or more1,03044.922.2--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport120.
Walked only2219.65.023511.65.8-14
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1838.011.51668.210.8+17
Speaks a language other than English at home542.44.0361.82.9+18
Arrived between 2006 and 2011331.41.9--------

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