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Camden Council area

Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 974 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in Camden Council area, of this 35.7% worked full-time and 60.6% 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 Camden Council area 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
Camden Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %% of total industry in Camden Council areaNumber%New South Wales %% of total industry in Camden Council area2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers974100.0100.05.9819100.0100.05.7+155
Males35136.047.14.229836.446.34.1+53
Females62364.052.97.752163.653.77.5+102
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years43444.628.513.034542.128.711.7+89
25 to 44 years29830.639.34.426432.240.44.2+34
45 to 54 Years15015.418.54.212214.918.83.9+28
55 to 64 Years727.411.23.1759.210.44.4-3
65 years and over202.12.44.4131.61.85.0+7
Hours worked------------------
Part time59060.648.110.446356.545.99.4+127
Full time34835.746.13.531338.248.03.6+35
Qualifications------------------
Bachelor or higher degree646.613.32.5404.910.81.9+24
Advanced diploma or diploma666.810.84.6455.58.83.8+21
Certificate level21221.819.74.516219.819.44.5+50
No qualifications59461.051.68.452664.255.17.9+68
Ethnicity------------------
Australian-born77879.962.36.065479.965.45.9+124
Born overseas18318.836.45.615118.432.55.4+32
Birthplace not stated161.61.38.2162.02.15.30
Speaks a language other than English15916.331.27.511013.426.46.6+49
Individual income------------------
Nil to $59965367.053.511.5----------
$600 to $1,49926827.539.53.2----------
$1500 to $1,999262.72.91.7----------
$2,000 or more 141.42.71.8----------
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger67569.352.55.354266.250.95.3+133
Public transport323.315.411.6192.313.87.7+13
Other30.30.53.940.50.47.3-1
Walked495.08.416.6415.08.812.5+8

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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