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Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 2,216 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in the City of Greater Bendigo, of this 42.3% worked full-time and 52.0% 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 City of Greater Bendigo 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
City of Greater Bendigo20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %% of total industry in City of Greater BendigoNumber%Victoria %% of total industry in City of Greater Bendigo2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers2,216100.0100.05.82,101100.0100.05.7+115
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years82937.431.113.073635.031.411.2+93
25 to 44 years65029.340.24.370533.639.94.5-55
45 to 54 Years41218.616.24.540419.217.34.4+8
55 to 64 Years27412.410.44.622310.69.94.8+51
65 years and over512.32.14.4331.61.64.2+18
Hours worked------------------
Part time1,15252.050.28.61,10652.647.88.9+46
Full time93742.344.04.287341.646.33.9+64
Bachelor or higher degree1376.214.41.61205.711.81.7+17
Advanced diploma or diploma1305.911.73.7854.08.82.9+45
Certificate level55425.019.05.745621.718.45.1+98
No qualifications1,30859.050.98.91,32463.055.78.2-16
Born overseas1868.436.06.21677.930.36.9+19
Birthplace not stated231.01.25.1582.82.17.8-35
Speaks a language other than English1175.331.39.7894.225.412.0+28
Individual income------------------
Nil to $5991,42664.456.311.4----------
$600 to $1,49971232.137.93.6----------
$1500 to $1,999291.32.30.9----------
$2,000 or more
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger1,40863.553.95.01,19656.953.44.5+212
Public transport663.011.111.1542.68.915.0+12

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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