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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 162 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, of this 32.7% worked full-time and 61.7% 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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale 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
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %% of total industry in Shire of Serpentine JarrahdaleNumber%Western Australia %% of total industry in Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers162100.0100.05.1122100.0100.04.6+40
Males5936.442.63.63831.141.42.6+21
Females10363.657.46.78468.958.67.0+19
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years6137.733.213.42218.034.76.1+39
25 to 44 years4930.237.74.15645.935.85.3-7
45 to 54 Years2817.315.93.53024.617.84.5-2
55 to 64 Years2113.011.03.8108.210.22.3+11
65 years and over31.92.22.143.31.53.6-1
Hours worked------------------
Part time10061.748.88.36049.248.56.4+40
Full time5332.744.83.04637.745.23.0+7
Qualifications------------------
Bachelor or higher degree63.711.31.51310.78.55.1-7
Advanced diploma or diploma42.59.71.832.57.91.6+1
Certificate level3219.820.23.91613.119.42.6+16
No qualifications12074.154.57.58468.958.75.9+36
Ethnicity------------------
Australian-born11872.855.75.29678.762.25.1+22
Born overseas4024.743.24.82318.935.93.4+17
Birthplace not stated63.71.116.232.51.94.6+3
Speaks a language other than English95.626.34.964.919.54.1+3
Individual income------------------
Nil to $59910363.651.69.1----------
$600 to $1,4994527.840.03.0----------
$1500 to $1,99995.63.73.0----------
$2,000 or more 31.93.41.9----------
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger10263.056.15.26553.356.24.2+37
Public transport00.09.60.043.38.122.2-4
Other00.00.60.000.00.40.00
Walked127.48.48.132.57.52.2+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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