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Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 3,265 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in the City of Joondalup, of this 29.0% worked full-time and 66.1% worked part-time.

Tourism and hospitality are key industries in many parts of Australia, but it has not been well represented in economic profiles in the past due to the difficulty in defining it.

The tourism and hospitality industries are defined by the ABS not as regular industries but as a set of occupation categories working across a number of industries.

This page presents some key statistics for tourism and hospitality workers in the City of Joondalup with comparisons to benchmark areas. Tourism and hospitality data should be viewed in conjunction with the Industry sector analysis page for the accomodation sector, which has modelled estimates of the size of the industry on an annual basis. The Employment locations page will show where accommodation activity is taking place and the Local workers section will reveal the characteristics of accommodation workers.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work
Tourism and hospitality workforce
City of Joondalup20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %% of total industry in City of JoondalupNumber%Western Australia %% of total industry in City of Joondalup2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers3,265100.0100.08.52,524100.0100.07.7+741
Males1,28239.342.68.81,07142.441.48.4+211
Females1,98360.757.48.31,45357.658.67.3+530
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years1,72752.933.218.91,30351.634.716.4+424
25 to 44 years83025.437.76.066526.335.85.5+165
45 to 54 Years39812.215.94.634213.517.84.3+56
55 to 64 Years2738.411.04.71957.710.24.6+78
65 years and over371.12.23.3190.81.53.6+18
Hours worked------------------
Part time2,15966.148.811.51,54861.348.510.0+611
Full time94729.044.85.381532.345.25.2+132
Qualifications------------------
Bachelor or higher degree2397.311.32.61395.58.52.1+100
Advanced diploma or diploma2367.29.75.31546.17.94.4+82
Certificate level53016.220.27.041516.419.46.7+115
No qualifications2,15365.954.513.51,68266.658.711.5+471
Ethnicity------------------
Australian-born1,81155.555.78.21,48258.762.27.6+329
Born overseas1,41543.343.28.799539.435.97.8+420
Birthplace not stated391.21.111.0481.91.99.6-9
Speaks a language other than English63719.526.314.739615.719.513.8+241
Individual income------------------
Nil to $5992,27169.651.614.7----------
$600 to $1,49984826.040.05.1----------
$1500 to $1,999672.13.71.8----------
$2,000 or more 391.23.41.6----------
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger2,01961.856.17.61,50759.756.26.8+512
Public transport2287.09.614.71325.28.112.5+96
Other190.60.611.580.30.46.7+11
Walked1594.98.418.41024.07.514.8+57

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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