Bathurst Regional Council area

tourism workforce

In 2016, there were 1,282 people who make up the tourism workforce in Bathurst Regional Council area, of this 39.9% worked full-time and 60.6% worked part-time or were away from work.

tourism 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 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 workers in Bathurst Regional Council area with comparisons to benchmark areas. tourism 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.

Please note: Due to a change in the occupation classification, tourism occupation data are currently only available from the 2016 Census.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Current benchmark:
  • Key Statistics
  • Occupations
Value of tourism
Bathurst Regional Council area2016
MeasureBathurst Regional Council area% of total industryNew South Wales%% of total industry in Bathurst Regional Council area
Tourism workforce
Total workers 1,282100.0100.07.3
Age structure
15 to 24 years48637.929.216.3
25 to 44 years42132.840.76.1
45 to 54 Years18514.415.84.9
55 to 64 Years13610.611.34.6
65 years and over544.23.05.9
Hours worked
Worked full-time51139.943.44.9
Worked part-time70555.051.711.9
Away from work725.64.97.0
Bachelor or higher degree1179.117.32.9
Advanced diploma or diploma866.711.94.8
Certificate level32925.719.46.2
No qualifications72456.548.512.3
Born overseas19215.041.211.2
Birthplace not stated171.31.36.3
Speaks a language other than English1239.636.315.2
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander393.01.96.6
Individual income
Less than $50059146.137.216.9
$500 -$1,74965851.356.95.9
$1,750 or more403.14.51.6

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).

Please refer to specific data notes for more information

Bathurst Regional Council

economic profile