Cradle Coast Region

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Cradle Coast Region

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

10,122 people or 22.8% of the Cradle Coast Region's resident workers (All industries) have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include all employed people who are resident in the local area regardless of where they work. In other words, it is the people who live locally and therefore have the potential to work locally and is an important resource for the local economy. Their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Cradle Coast Region20162011change
Namenumber%. % King Island Council areanumber%. % King Island Council area2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)44,338100.0100.045,828100.0100.0-1,490
Males22,93651.754.924,47553.457.0-1,539
Females21,39548.344.621,33546.642.1+60
Age structure
15 - 24 years6,57414.89.76,92915.19.8-355
25 - 54 years27,22361.459.829,85765.261.1-2,634
55 - 64 years8,40719.022.07,52916.423.2+878
65 years and over2,1184.89.11,5133.36.2+605
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance5,81213.17.54,95610.86.1+856
Retail trade4,91611.16.65,25511.57.4-339
Manufacturing4,2079.513.45,59912.219.4-1,392
Top three occupations
Labourers6,70715.123.06,58014.428.5+127
Technicians and trades workers6,69315.112.37,61416.610.9-921
Professionals6,03413.68.56,23313.68.4-199
Hours worked
Full time24,95056.363.427,07959.164.3-2,129
Part time18,55841.935.517,75438.732.6+804
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree6,17013.915.35,66612.412.4+504
Advanced diploma or diploma3,9528.97.63,4037.46.4+549
Certificate level14,67233.131.414,02730.626.9+645
No qualifications18,10440.840.120,76745.347.0-2,663
Individual Income
Less than $5009,70621.914.8--------
$500 -$1,74929,20165.969.2--------
$1,750 or more4,73210.712.1--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car32,98974.464.633,27572.664.6-286
Public Transport3420.804451.00.7-103
Bicycle1520.30.61610.4---9
Walked only1,6503.76.12,0754.58.1-425
Other Characteristics
Born overseas3,7208.413.33,9458.613.8-225
Speaks a language other than English at home1,1612.65.49552.13.5+206
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20164691.12.5--------

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