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West Coast Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

293 people or 14.6% of West Coast 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
West Coast Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers2,013100.0100.02,052100.0100.0-39
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years30515.215.430715.016.9-2
25 - 54 years1,33366.266.11,43169.768.0-98
55 - 64 years30815.315.627413.413.0+34
65 years and over673.33.0401.92.1+27
Top three industries--------------
Accommodation and food services31415.67.135317.27.0-39
Retail trade1346.711.41447.012.3-10
Top three occupations--------------
Machinery operators and drivers43221.54.637318.25.0+59
Technicians and trades workers34917.313.839519.213.8-46
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger1,36767.968.11,34865.766.8+19
Public transport160.85.3190.95.2-3
Walked only21610.75.424411.96.2-28
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,30264.758.41,29963.360.0+3
Part time54627.135.357828.233.3-32
Bachelor or higher degree1929.525.51798.722.3+13
Advanced diploma or diploma1015.08.7813.98.2+20
Certificate level62030.823.959428.921.9+26
No qualifications1,00650.038.01,07852.542.7-72
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59959929.829.8--------
$600 to $1,24964932.243.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 53026.319.4--------
$2,000 or more 1929.56.3--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English572.85.7442.14.3+13
Has broadband internet access at home1,39769.478.257528.043.9+822
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)63031.335.567833.034.4-48

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