Flinders Island Council

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Furneaux Island Group

Resident workers - Key statistics

121 people or 28.4% of Furneaux Island Group'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.

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Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Furneaux Island Group2016
Namenumber%. % Tasmania
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)426100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years399.214.2
25 - 54 years21750.962.8
55 - 64 years11927.918.3
65 years and over6114.34.7
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing10524.25.3
Health care and social assistance409.214.2
Public administration and safety399.07.8
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers6515.314.0
Hours worked
Full time22853.556.2
Part time18643.742.0
Bachelor or higher degree7317.122.6
Advanced diploma or diploma4811.39.2
Certificate level12429.128.1
No qualifications15636.637.1
Individual Income
Less than $5009823.020.3
$500 -$1,74927263.865.8
$1,750 or more4911.512.5
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport003.0
Walked only419.64.8
Other Characteristics
Born overseas409.411.9
Speaks a language other than English at home005.1
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016001.8

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