Fairfield City

Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2016, there were 3,425 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in Fairfield City, of this 39.7% worked full-time and 60.0% worked part-time or were away from work.

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 Fairfield City 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.

Please note: Due to a change in the occupation classification, Tourism and Hospitality occupation data are currently only available from the 2016 Census.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Current benchmark:
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  • Key Statistics
  • Occupations
Value of tourism and hospitality
Fairfield City2016
MeasureFairfield City% of total industryNew South Wales%Fairfield City as % of New South Wales
Tourism workforce
Total workers 3,425100.0100.06.0
Males1,55745.547.24.8
Females1,86854.552.87.5
Age structure
15 to 24 years96528.229.211.9
25 to 44 years1,22535.840.74.9
45 to 54 Years71020.715.85.5
55 to 64 Years45513.311.35.0
65 years and over702.03.03.3
Hours worked
Worked full-time1,36039.743.43.7
Worked part-time1,89455.351.710.7
Away from work1614.74.95.5
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree3079.017.32.4
Advanced diploma or diploma35210.311.96.0
Certificate level61518.019.44.9
No qualifications2,06060.148.58.5
Ethnicity
Australian-born1,46042.657.65.4
Born overseas1,91555.941.26.5
Birthplace not stated381.11.34.5
Speaks a language other than English2,25465.836.37.2
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander240.71.94.2
Individual income
Less than $5001,46142.737.213.3
$500 -$1,7491,81653.056.94.8
$1,750 or more822.44.51.2

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).

Please refer to specific data notes for more information

Fairfield City

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