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Glenorchy City

Resident workers - Key statistics

4,717 people or 24.5% of Glenorchy City'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
Glenorchy City20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)19,259100.0100.019,115100.0100.0+144
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,91215.114.23,16016.515.0-248
25 - 54 years12,59165.462.812,87767.465.4-286
55 - 64 years3,15416.418.32,63813.816.3+516
65 years and over6043.14.74362.33.3+168
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,96315.414.22,47613.012.0+487
Retail trade2,40312.510.92,49113.011.3-88
Public administration and safety1,8079.47.82,05310.79.0-246
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers3,05415.913.03,38317.713.8-329
Technicians and trades workers2,96215.414.03,13816.414.8-176
Community and personal service workers2,73414.212.42,46012.911.1+274
Hours worked--------------
Full time11,11957.756.211,31659.258.2-197
Part time7,77340.442.07,39538.739.9+378
Bachelor or higher degree3,01415.622.62,34412.319.8+670
Advanced diploma or diploma1,7038.89.21,4287.58.2+275
Certificate level5,98731.128.15,61029.326.4+377
No qualifications7,98841.537.18,90646.641.5-918
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 Transport1,1656.03.01,1706.13.1-5
Walked only5002.64.84952.65.0+5
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,25911.711.91,8999.911.5+360
Speaks a language other than English at home1,5808.25.11,1205.94.0+460
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163942.01.8--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.