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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

3,775 people or 19.8% of Glenorchy City's local labour force have a tertiary qualification .

The local labour force includes all employed people who are resident in the local area regardless of where they work. In other words, it is the people who live locally and therefore have the potential to work locally and is an important resource for the local economy. Their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Glenorchy City20112006Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers19,110100.0100.017,935100.0100.0+1,175
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,16216.515.03,18917.816.1-27
25 - 54 years12,87567.465.412,32468.767.9+551
55 - 64 years2,63413.816.32,12511.813.5+509
65 years and over4392.33.32971.72.4+142
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade2,49113.011.32,47313.811.9+18
Health care and social assistance2,47613.012.02,23512.511.4+241
Public administration and safety2,05310.79.01,85410.38.4+199
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers3,38417.713.83,18217.7--+202
Technicians and trades workers3,13916.414.82,96816.5--+171
Community and personal service workers2,46112.911.12,01811.3--+443
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger13,64971.470.012,60570.368.4+1,044
Public transport1,1596.13.11,0806.02.9+79
Walked only4922.65.06343.55.7-142
Hours worked--------------
Full time11,31959.258.211,01761.460.0+302
Part time6,54434.235.25,73832.032.9+806
Bachelor or higher degree2,34612.319.81,6999.517.2+647
Advanced diploma or diploma1,4297.58.21,1496.47.4+280
Certificate level5,60829.326.44,77626.624.0+832
No qualifications8,90346.641.59,33852.146.2-435
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5996,20532.533.0--------
$600 to $1,2499,49649.743.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 2,70514.217.0--------
$2,000 or more 4422.35.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English1,1185.94.07734.33.0+345
Has broadband internet access at home14,31974.976.06,89238.438.3+7,427
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)6,71135.135.36,18934.534.9+522

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