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Greater Burnie Economic Region

Resident workers - Key statistics

5,239 people or 24.0% of Greater Burnie 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
Greater Burnie Economic Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)21,839100.0100.022,567100.0100.0-728
Males11,20651.351.011,93752.952.0-731
Females10,63748.749.010,62747.148.0+10
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,37715.514.23,52615.615.0-149
25 - 54 years13,34161.162.814,72965.365.4-1,388
55 - 64 years4,18719.218.33,60116.016.3+586
65 years and over9384.34.77083.13.3+230
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance3,20614.714.22,77412.312.0+432
Retail trade2,58611.810.92,71512.011.3-129
Manufacturing1,9368.96.92,69812.08.7-762
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers3,34115.314.03,87617.214.8-535
Professionals3,26515.018.83,37515.018.5-110
Labourers2,97613.611.62,88612.811.3+90
Hours worked--------------
Full time12,24456.156.213,38059.358.2-1,136
Part time9,20242.142.08,76838.939.9+434
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,29515.122.63,04613.519.8+249
Advanced diploma or diploma1,9448.99.21,7357.78.2+209
Certificate level7,27633.328.16,94730.826.4+329
No qualifications8,66439.737.19,90443.941.5-1,240
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5004,79922.020.3--------
$500 -$1,74914,32865.665.8--------
$1,750 or more2,40111.012.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car16,43875.371.116,57273.469.9-134
Public Transport2201.03.02871.33.1-67
Bicycle860.40.8750.30.6+11
Walked only6543.04.88643.85.0-210
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,7528.011.91,9018.411.5-149
Speaks a language other than English at home4732.25.14381.94.0+35
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161820.81.8--------

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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