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Coastal Urban Economic Region

Resident workers - Key statistics

8,526 people or 23.7% of Coastal Urban Economic Region'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
Coastal Urban Economic Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)35,971100.0100.036,819100.0100.0-848
Males18,39651.151.019,42752.852.0-1,031
Females17,58148.949.017,38547.248.0+196
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years5,42315.114.25,69115.515.0-268
25 - 54 years22,18761.762.823,97865.165.4-1,791
55 - 64 years6,74318.718.36,00816.316.3+735
65 years and over1,6204.54.71,1473.13.3+473
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance5,14314.314.24,38311.912.0+760
Retail trade4,26911.910.94,45512.111.3-186
Manufacturing3,2219.06.94,33511.88.7-1,114
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers5,53315.414.06,30117.114.8-768
Professionals5,24014.618.85,39714.718.5-157
Labourers5,00313.911.64,80613.111.3+197
Hours worked--------------
Full time20,12255.956.221,62458.758.2-1,502
Part time15,20342.342.014,46039.339.9+743
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5,26014.622.64,81613.119.8+444
Advanced diploma or diploma3,2669.19.22,8567.88.2+410
Certificate level12,01233.428.111,41031.026.4+602
No qualifications14,34239.937.116,20544.041.5-1,863
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5007,82421.820.3--------
$500 -$1,74923,79566.265.8--------
$1,750 or more3,83310.712.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car27,24575.771.127,20373.969.9+42
Public Transport3150.93.04071.13.1-92
Bicycle1400.40.81380.40.6+2
Walked only1,1643.24.81,4423.95.0-278
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,8988.111.93,0298.211.5-131
Speaks a language other than English at home9122.55.17562.14.0+156
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163531.01.8--------

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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