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King Island Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

184 people or 22.9% of the King Island Council area'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
King Island Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % Tasmanianumber%. % Tasmania2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)803100.0100.0855100.0100.0-52
Males44154.951.048757.052.0-46
Females35844.649.036042.148.0-2
Age structure
15 - 24 years789.714.2849.815.0-6
25 - 54 years48059.862.852261.165.4-42
55 - 64 years17722.018.319823.216.3-21
65 years and over739.14.7536.23.3+20
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing22127.75.322126.04.8--
Manufacturing10713.46.916519.48.7-58
Health care and social assistance607.514.2526.112.0+8
Top three occupations
Managers20725.812.220624.112.4+1
Labourers18523.011.624428.511.3-59
Technicians and trades workers9912.314.09310.914.8+6
Hours worked
Full time50963.456.255064.358.2-41
Part time28535.542.027932.639.9+6
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree12315.322.610612.419.8+17
Advanced diploma or diploma617.69.2556.48.2+6
Certificate level25231.428.123026.926.4+22
No qualifications32240.137.140247.041.5-80
Individual Income
Less than $50011914.820.3--------
$500 -$1,74955669.265.8--------
$1,750 or more9712.112.5--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car51964.671.155264.669.9-33
Public Transport003.060.73.1-6
Bicycle50.60.80--0.6+5
Walked only496.14.8698.15.0-20
Other Characteristics
Born overseas10713.311.911813.811.5-11
Speaks a language other than English at home435.45.1303.54.0+13
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016202.51.8--------

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