Glenorchy City

Resident workers - Key statistics

4,717 people or 24.5% of Glenorchy City'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.

Data source

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

Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Glenorchy City2016
Namenumber%. % Tasmania
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)19,259100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,91215.114.2
25 - 54 years12,59165.462.8
55 - 64 years3,15416.418.3
65 years and over6043.14.7
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,96315.414.2
Retail trade2,40312.510.9
Public administration and safety1,8079.47.8
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers3,05415.913.0
Technicians and trades workers2,96215.414.0
Community and personal service workers2,73414.212.4
Hours worked
Full time11,11957.756.2
Part time7,77340.442.0
Bachelor or higher degree3,01415.622.6
Advanced diploma or diploma1,7038.89.2
Certificate level5,98731.128.1
No qualifications7,98841.537.1
Individual Income
Less than $5003,59818.720.3
$500 -$1,74914,00772.765.8
$1,750 or more1,3927.212.5
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,1656.03.0
Walked only5002.64.8
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2,25911.711.9
Speaks a language other than English at home1,5808.25.1
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163942.01.8

Glenorchy City

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