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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

1,180 people or 20.8% of Waratah-Wynyard Council area's local 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Waratah-Wynyard Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers5,661100.0100.05,284100.0100.0+377
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years83614.815.479715.116.9+39
25 - 54 years3,67064.866.13,64769.068.0+23
55 - 64 years94816.715.670713.413.0+241
65 years and over2073.73.01332.52.1+74
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance70112.412.861811.712.4+83
Retail trade64311.411.457810.912.3+65
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers97517.213.885216.113.8+123
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger4,06571.868.13,76771.366.8+298
Public transport931.65.3661.25.2+27
Walked only2173.85.42214.26.2-4
Hours worked--------------
Full time3,29558.258.43,20560.760.0+90
Part time1,95134.535.31,67731.733.3+274
Bachelor or higher degree73012.925.558611.122.3+144
Advanced diploma or diploma4507.98.73737.18.2+77
Certificate level1,72030.423.91,45127.521.9+269
No qualifications2,50644.338.02,56648.642.7-60
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5992,00335.429.8--------
$600 to $1,2492,42042.743.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 91816.219.4--------
$2,000 or more 2374.26.3--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English911.65.7641.24.3+27
Has broadband internet access at home4,28375.778.21,69432.143.9+2,589
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)2,03335.935.51,86435.334.4+169

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.