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Derwent Valley Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

670 people or 17.3% of the Derwent Valley Council area's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local labour force includes 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
Derwent Valley Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)3,862100.0100.03,878100.0100.0-16
Males2,02352.451.02,04952.852.0-26
Females1,84447.749.01,82046.948.0+24
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years51613.414.252813.615.0-12
25 - 54 years2,42162.762.82,62967.865.4-208
55 - 64 years73018.918.359815.416.3+132
65 years and over1935.04.71203.13.3+73
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance61515.914.255714.412.0+58
Retail trade40810.510.943711.311.3-29
Construction3829.87.63719.67.6+11
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers62916.312.457514.811.1+54
Technicians and trades workers62816.314.063416.314.8-6
Labourers57314.811.661715.911.3-44
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,16956.256.22,21957.258.2-50
Part time1,58241.042.01,53539.639.9+47
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3579.222.63338.619.8+24
Advanced diploma or diploma3138.19.22566.68.2+57
Certificate level1,27833.128.11,12529.026.4+153
No qualifications1,78846.337.11,93449.941.5-146
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50077620.120.3--------
$500 -$1,7492,72570.665.8--------
$1,750 or more3077.912.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car2,87874.571.12,82872.969.9+50
Public Transport842.23.0942.43.1-10
Bicycle00.00.800.00.60
Walked only992.64.81022.65.0-3
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2566.611.92987.711.5-42
Speaks a language other than English at home481.25.1290.74.0+19
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016110.31.8--------

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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