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Murchison - Burnie Economic Region

Resident workers - Key statistics

4,037 people or 21.3% of Murchison - 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
Murchison - Burnie Economic Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)18,924100.0100.020,167100.0100.0-1,243
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,92315.414.23,16815.715.0-245
25 - 54 years11,55661.162.813,06964.865.4-1,513
55 - 64 years3,55718.818.33,23116.016.3+326
65 years and over8804.74.76973.53.3+183
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,33512.414.22,06410.212.0+271
Retail trade2,05210.910.92,24911.211.3-197
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,93310.25.31,7028.44.8+231
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers2,67114.114.03,26016.214.8-589
Hours worked--------------
Full time10,86357.456.212,20260.558.2-1,339
Part time7,70640.742.07,51937.339.9+187
Bachelor or higher degree2,45313.022.62,38111.819.8+72
Advanced diploma or diploma1,5848.49.21,3756.88.2+209
Certificate level6,20232.828.15,98429.726.4+218
No qualifications8,03542.537.19,52847.241.5-1,493
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5004,11821.820.3--------
$500 -$1,74912,39165.565.8--------
$1,750 or more2,09811.112.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport1630.93.02281.13.1-65
Walked only7904.24.81,0725.35.0-282
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,6438.711.91,8449.111.5-201
Speaks a language other than English at home4902.65.14642.34.0+26
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162091.11.8--------

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