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Burnie City

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,759 people or 23.0% of Burnie City's resident workers 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.

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

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Burnie City20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)7,663100.0100.07,986100.0100.0-323
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,34517.614.21,41517.715.0-70
25 - 54 years4,74061.962.85,16664.765.4-426
55 - 64 years1,30117.018.31,18814.916.3+113
65 years and over2803.74.72122.73.3+68
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance1,18115.414.21,02212.812.0+159
Retail trade1,01713.310.91,07013.411.3-53
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,09314.314.01,37717.214.8-284
Hours worked--------------
Full time4,32656.556.24,86560.958.2-539
Part time3,20341.842.02,98037.339.9+223
Bachelor or higher degree1,10714.422.61,07913.519.8+28
Advanced diploma or diploma6528.59.25667.18.2+86
Certificate level2,52032.928.12,40830.226.4+112
No qualifications3,16441.337.13,59745.041.5-433
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,71122.320.3--------
$500 -$1,7495,00865.465.8--------
$1,750 or more84211.012.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport891.23.01151.43.1-26
Walked only2753.64.83664.65.0-91
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas6598.611.97068.811.5-47
Speaks a language other than English at home2493.25.12282.94.0+21
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161021.31.8--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.