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Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 11,951 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in the Bayside Council area, of this 52.3% worked full-time and 36.9% 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 Bayside 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
Bayside Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %% of total industry in Bayside Council areaNumber%New South Wales %% of total industry in Bayside Council area2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers11,951100.0100.018.111,018100.0100.017.3+933
Males6,71856.247.117.16,17056.046.316.3+548
Females5,23343.852.919.64,84844.053.718.8+385
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years1,30010.928.518.11,13310.328.714.3+167
25 to 44 years5,85048.939.318.15,93353.840.418.5-83
45 to 54 Years3,17026.518.520.32,73524.818.818.8+435
55 to 64 Years1,44612.111.215.91,11910.210.414.2+327
65 years and over1851.52.410.4980.91.87.9+87
Hours worked------------------
Part time4,40436.948.126.13,84134.945.925.1+563
Full time6,25152.346.113.85,74252.148.013.0+509
Qualifications------------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,35619.713.314.11,85116.810.813.9+505
Advanced diploma or diploma2,15318.010.824.51,75916.08.823.2+394
Certificate level2,19218.319.714.92,08218.919.414.4+110
No qualifications4,70439.451.620.54,66442.355.119.0+40
Ethnicity------------------
Australian-born7,13059.762.318.96,67360.665.418.0+457
Born overseas4,70139.336.417.04,12737.532.516.3+574
Birthplace not stated1181.01.317.72182.02.118.3-100
Speaks a language other than English4,31336.131.216.93,61532.826.416.2+698
Individual income------------------
Nil to $5992,47720.753.518.5----------
$600 to $1,4996,52054.639.518.8----------
$1500 to $1,9991,0298.62.912.5----------
$2,000 or more 1,78915.02.720.0----------
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger6,62955.552.515.05,98154.350.913.9+648
Public transport1,20510.115.415.39198.313.814.1+286
Other870.70.526.4620.60.425.5+25
Walked2812.48.415.42712.58.814.1+10

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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