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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,244 people or 23.3% of Waratah-Wynyard Council area'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
Waratah-Wynyard Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)5,341100.0100.05,659100.0100.0-318
Males2,78552.151.03,00753.152.0-222
Females2,55847.949.02,64746.848.0-89
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years75114.114.283814.815.0-87
25 - 54 years3,26361.162.83,66264.765.4-399
55 - 64 years1,07920.218.394716.716.3+132
65 years and over2484.64.72133.83.3+35
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance77014.514.270612.512.0+64
Retail trade58411.010.964711.411.3-63
Manufacturing4748.96.965911.68.7-185
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers81915.314.098017.314.8-161
Professionals75914.218.881114.318.5-52
Labourers75714.211.672612.811.3+31
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,99556.156.23,29458.258.2-299
Part time2,23841.942.02,25139.839.9-13
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree75814.222.672912.919.8+29
Advanced diploma or diploma4869.19.24538.08.2+33
Certificate level1,80333.828.11,72030.426.4+83
No qualifications2,11639.637.12,51044.441.5-394
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,18422.220.3--------
$500 -$1,7493,50365.665.8--------
$1,750 or more57410.712.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car3,96974.371.14,06371.869.9-94
Public Transport581.13.0811.43.1-23
Bicycle190.40.8240.40.6-5
Walked only1452.74.82153.85.0-70
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4227.911.94928.711.5-70
Speaks a language other than English at home781.55.1901.64.0-12
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016200.41.8--------

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

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