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Murchison Area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Murchison Area 57.8% of the local workers are males and 42.2% 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
Murchison Area20112006Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)9,866100.0100.09,525100.0100.0+341
Males5,70257.851.75,41656.952.8+286
Females4,16442.248.34,10943.147.2+55
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,42414.415.01,46015.315.7-36
25 - 54 years6,42365.165.56,45567.868.4-32
55 - 64 years1,62116.416.21,32113.913.7+300
65 years and over3984.03.22893.02.3+109
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing1,31913.38.71,37314.310.3-54
Mining1,31013.21.18228.50.7+488
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,30013.14.71,53315.95.5-233
Top three occupations--------------
Labourers1,68717.111.31,93620.312.2-249
Managers1,66516.912.51,81219.013.1-147
Technicians and trades workers1,64316.714.91,43415.114.6+209
Hours worked--------------
Full time6,17362.658.66,10064.060.8+73
Part time3,54035.940.13,23834.037.3+302
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree99310.120.08609.017.6+133
Advanced diploma or diploma6236.38.25035.37.6+120
Certificate level3,04030.826.42,54526.724.1+495
No qualifications5,13152.041.45,13153.945.80
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5993,26933.133.0--------
$600 -$12494,03840.943.7--------
$1250 or more2,39324.322.2--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car6,63667.370.56,13064.469.0+506
Public Transport991.03.0880.92.9+11
Bicycle280.30.6540.60.7-26
Walked only6626.75.07878.35.8-125
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas8808.911.58408.810.8+40
Speaks a language other than English at home1901.94.01301.42.9+60
Arrived between 2006 and 20111431.41.9--------

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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