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Glenorchy City

Local workers - Key statistics

In Glenorchy City 59.2% of the local workers are males and 40.8% of the local workers are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in Glenorchy City vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the 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

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
Glenorchy City20112006Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)17,365100.0100.017,474100.0100.0-109
Males10,27859.251.710,54360.352.8-265
Females7,08740.848.36,93139.747.2+156
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,59915.015.02,92816.815.7-329
25 - 54 years11,66767.265.512,09169.268.4-424
55 - 64 years2,62415.116.22,14112.313.7+483
65 years and over4752.73.23141.82.3+161
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing2,93116.98.83,75421.510.4-823
Retail trade2,43414.011.52,45314.012.1-19
Construction1,6929.77.61,5328.86.6+160
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers3,15518.214.93,28018.814.6-125
Clerical and administrative workers2,33413.414.02,22412.714.4+110
Sales workers2,14512.49.92,26613.010.0-121
Hours worked--------------
Full time10,90562.858.611,44565.560.8-540
Part time6,26436.140.15,69132.637.3+573
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,17012.520.01,83010.517.6+340
Advanced diploma or diploma1,2066.98.21,0946.37.6+112
Certificate level5,38131.026.44,90528.124.1+476
No qualifications8,43548.641.48,78950.345.8-354
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5995,27930.433.0--------
$600 -$12498,47748.843.7--------
$1250 or more3,43819.822.2--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car13,33676.870.513,22575.769.0+111
Public Transport4702.73.04662.72.9+4
Bicycle910.50.61320.80.7-41
Walked only4132.45.05603.25.8-147
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,80810.411.51,6469.410.8+162
Speaks a language other than English at home8054.64.06353.62.9+170
Arrived between 2006 and 20112751.61.9--------

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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