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Yass Valley Council area

Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 323 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in Yass Valley Council area, of this 38.1% worked full-time and 58.8% 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 Yass Valley 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
Yass Valley Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Canberra Region %% of total industry in Yass Valley Council areaNumber%Canberra Region %% of total industry in Yass Valley Council area2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers323100.0100.09.7319100.0100.09.0+4
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years11836.529.224.811335.429.221.2+5
25 to 44 years8726.933.67.711034.536.98.8-23
45 to 54 Years6620.419.28.86821.319.67.8-2
55 to 64 Years4213.014.46.1288.812.24.2+14
65 years and over103.13.53.400.02.00.0+10
Hours worked------------------
Part time19058.848.215.217755.546.713.4+13
Full time12338.146.96.513040.848.16.5-7
Bachelor or higher degree185.67.82.7206.37.03.3-2
Advanced diploma or diploma195.96.56.0175.36.06.0+2
Certificate level6520.125.77.74915.423.96.2+16
No qualifications21365.955.615.522871.557.913.5-15
Born overseas278.415.48.43410.714.39.6-7
Birthplace not stated61.91.313.651.61.66.0+1
Speaks a language other than English144.37.811.5206.36.518.7-6
Individual income------------------
Nil to $59920964.757.216.7----------
$600 to $1,49910532.538.06.7----------
$1500 to $1,99941.21.81.3----------
$2,000 or more
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger16651.455.58.715448.351.07.9+12
Public transport00.

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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