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Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 2,422 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in Redland City, of this 34.4% worked full-time and 61.1% 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 Redland City 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
Redland City20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %% of total industry in Redland CityNumber%Queensland %% of total industry in Redland City2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers2,422100.0100.06.82,134100.0100.06.6+288
Males89837.142.15.778336.742.15.4+115
Females1,52462.957.97.71,35163.357.97.7+173
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years1,14047.132.716.393443.832.113.9+206
25 to 44 years62325.738.04.760428.338.74.8+19
45 to 54 Years35114.516.04.234015.917.24.4+11
55 to 64 Years24910.310.84.522010.310.55.1+29
65 years and over592.42.44.9361.71.75.2+23
Hours worked------------------
Part time1,48061.148.610.21,23758.045.29.7+243
Full time83434.446.04.379037.049.34.4+44
Qualifications------------------
Bachelor or higher degree1586.510.32.41155.47.82.3+43
Advanced diploma or diploma1797.48.94.91105.27.63.8+69
Certificate level46219.121.15.236417.119.75.1+98
No qualifications1,52262.855.710.11,44767.859.99.4+75
Ethnicity------------------
Australian-born1,66968.967.86.51,56473.372.66.5+105
Born overseas73730.431.17.954325.425.67.3+194
Birthplace not stated190.81.16.1331.51.86.6-14
Speaks a language other than English32013.217.612.022610.612.411.9+94
Individual income------------------
Nil to $5991,62367.053.112.3----------
$600 to $1,49971229.440.74.1----------
$1500 to $1,999230.92.50.8----------
$2,000 or more 341.42.22.0----------
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger1,40858.156.95.71,26859.455.55.8+140
Public transport1174.89.013.8974.57.714.5+20
Other341.40.78.0100.50.63.1+24
Walked1536.38.216.41326.28.113.0+21

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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