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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

8,025 people or 28.4% of the City of Launceston's local 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Launceston20112006Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers28,294100.0100.026,855100.0100.0+1,439
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4,95417.515.05,11519.016.1-161
25 - 54 years18,26764.665.417,83766.467.9+430
55 - 64 years4,24715.016.33,36412.513.5+883
65 years and over8262.93.35392.02.4+287
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance3,67813.012.03,41912.711.4+259
Retail trade3,51012.411.33,58213.311.9-72
Education and training2,90110.39.02,5419.58.3+360
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers4,07414.414.83,77114.0--+303
Clerical and administrative workers3,73513.213.83,75514.0---20
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger20,34271.970.019,08771.168.4+1,255
Public transport5351.93.14311.62.9+104
Walked only1,6485.85.01,7006.35.7-52
Hours worked--------------
Full time16,46958.258.216,17060.260.0+299
Part time10,04335.535.28,87933.132.9+1,164
Bachelor or higher degree5,85120.719.84,82618.017.2+1,025
Advanced diploma or diploma2,1747.78.21,8897.07.4+285
Certificate level7,16425.326.46,28123.424.0+883
No qualifications12,05242.641.512,50746.646.2-455
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5999,63934.133.0--------
$600 to $1,24912,68444.843.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 4,30015.217.0--------
$2,000 or more 1,3044.65.1--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English1,1374.04.07732.93.0+364
Has broadband internet access at home21,50376.076.011,52042.938.3+9,983
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)9,52633.735.39,00433.534.9+522

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.