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Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 2,198 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in the City of Darebin, of this 42.9% worked full-time and 53.3% worked part-time.

Tourism and hospitality are key industries in many parts of Australia, but it has not been well represented in economic profiles in the past due to the difficulty in defining it.

The tourism and hospitality industries are defined by the ABS not as regular industries but as a set of occupation categories working across a number of industries.

This page presents some key statistics for tourism and hospitality workers in the City of Darebin with comparisons to benchmark areas. Tourism and hospitality data should be viewed in conjunction with the Industry sector analysis page for the accomodation sector, which has modelled estimates of the size of the industry on an annual basis. The Employment locations page will show where accommodation activity is taking place and the Local workers section will reveal the characteristics of accommodation workers.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work
Tourism and hospitality workforce
City of Darebin20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %% of total industry in City of DarebinNumber%Victoria %% of total industry in City of Darebin2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers2,198100.0100.05.51,994100.0100.05.0+204
Males1,04547.545.65.21,00750.544.84.9+38
Females1,15352.554.45.798749.555.25.1+166
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years66430.231.111.761030.631.49.9+54
25 to 44 years94142.840.25.180140.239.94.3+140
45 to 54 Years33515.216.23.634517.317.33.6-10
55 to 64 Years2189.910.43.721310.79.94.2+5
65 years and over401.82.13.6251.31.63.0+15
Hours worked------------------
Part time1,17153.350.28.21,00650.547.87.7+165
Full time94442.944.03.988644.446.33.5+58
Qualifications------------------
Bachelor or higher degree39618.014.43.226213.111.82.5+134
Advanced diploma or diploma25111.411.75.91517.68.84.2+100
Certificate level33715.319.04.628814.418.43.9+49
No qualifications1,10550.350.97.61,17158.755.77.0-66
Ethnicity------------------
Australian-born1,14151.962.84.31,17458.967.64.4-33
Born overseas1,01746.336.07.678539.430.36.4+232
Birthplace not stated411.91.27.7371.92.14.2+4
Speaks a language other than English1,02146.531.37.383541.925.46.4+186
Individual income------------------
Nil to $5991,36962.356.310.3----------
$600 to $1,49973133.337.93.5----------
$1500 to $1,999552.52.31.6----------
$2,000 or more 120.52.00.5----------
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger1,24456.653.94.31,12456.453.43.8+120
Public transport2079.411.19.21366.88.97.7+71
Other180.80.68.6130.70.57.8+5
Walked1667.66.814.31608.06.813.8+6

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

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