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Bathurst Regional Council area

Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 1,042 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in Bathurst Regional Council area, of this 41.8% worked full-time and 53.3% 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 Bathurst Regional 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
Bathurst Regional Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %% of total industry in Bathurst Regional Council areaNumber%New South Wales %% of total industry in Bathurst Regional Council area2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers1,042100.0100.06.81,038100.0100.06.9+4
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years41940.228.515.543341.728.715.1-14
25 to 44 years31430.139.35.431730.540.45.3-3
45 to 54 Years16816.118.54.717116.518.84.7-3
55 to 64 Years10410.011.24.1959.210.44.7+9
65 years and over373.62.46.0222.11.85.5+15
Hours worked------------------
Part time55553.348.111.155153.145.911.5+4
Full time43641.846.14.642040.548.04.5+16
Bachelor or higher degree767.313.32.3585.610.82.1+18
Advanced diploma or diploma565.410.84.1525.08.84.4+4
Certificate level25724.719.76.021720.919.45.5+40
No qualifications60658.251.610.665663.255.110.5-50
Born overseas11611.136.48.311611.232.59.00
Birthplace not stated171.61.38.4181.72.15.7-1
Speaks a language other than English636.031.212.5646.226.415.7-1
Individual income------------------
Nil to $59963060.553.513.1----------
$600 to $1,49935133.739.54.6----------
$1500 to $1,999292.82.91.7----------
$2,000 or more
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger65362.752.55.862460.150.95.8+29
Public transport141.315.415.6131.313.811.6+1

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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