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Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 1,478 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in the City of Mandurah, of this 31.5% worked full-time and 63.3% 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 Mandurah 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 Mandurah20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %% of total industry in City of MandurahNumber%Western Australia %% of total industry in City of Mandurah2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers1,478100.0100.08.81,169100.0100.07.8+309
Males52635.642.68.139433.741.46.3+132
Females95264.457.49.277566.358.68.8+177
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years61041.333.218.348041.134.714.8+130
25 to 44 years45931.137.77.434729.735.86.0+112
45 to 54 Years19713.315.94.920417.517.85.6-7
55 to 64 Years17011.511.06.31149.810.25.6+56
65 years and over422.82.27.2242.11.57.0+18
Hours worked------------------
Part time93663.348.812.269159.148.510.9+245
Full time46631.544.85.641435.445.25.3+52
Qualifications------------------
Bachelor or higher degree644.311.32.5504.38.52.7+14
Advanced diploma or diploma1057.19.76.4504.37.94.0+55
Certificate level29119.720.26.820617.619.45.9+85
No qualifications94964.254.512.481069.358.710.7+139
Ethnicity------------------
Australian-born94363.855.78.086273.762.27.8+81
Born overseas51234.643.210.427123.235.97.4+241
Birthplace not stated211.41.111.5363.11.911.1-15
Speaks a language other than English19313.126.319.7605.119.511.7+133
Individual income------------------
Nil to $59998966.951.614.3----------
$600 to $1,49943329.340.05.7----------
$1500 to $1,999151.03.71.1----------
$2,000 or more 201.43.42.4----------
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger93963.556.17.673062.456.26.6+209
Public transport594.09.616.3151.38.113.2+44
Other80.50.610.430.30.45.7+5
Walked785.38.423.1605.17.520.3+18

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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