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Resident workers - Key statistics

736 people or 58.9% of the City of Launceston's resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Launceston20162011Change
NameNumber%Education and Training %Number%Education and Training %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)1,250100.0100.01,206100.0100.0+44
Males68554.833.065654.432.8+29
Females56445.167.055345.967.3+11
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years14611.75.116513.75.9-19
25 - 54 years82866.269.379966.371.4+29
55 - 64 years19615.720.719816.419.7-2
65 years and over786.24.8524.33.2+26
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals63650.958.561851.260.6+18
Clerical and administrative workers27221.810.928823.99.8-16
Technicians and trades workers18915.14.514912.44.6+40
Hours worked--------------
Full time77361.855.079365.856.5-20
Part time46237.044.241734.642.9+45
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree58847.061.656446.858.8+24
Advanced diploma or diploma14811.88.614512.09.8+3
Certificate level19415.514.016613.813.1+28
No qualifications29523.613.731025.715.8-15
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50019315.414.7--------
$500 -$1,74982265.864.0--------
$1,750 or more22017.620.6--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car81365.078.980466.779.6+9
Public Transport161.31.4221.81.3-6
Bicycle211.71.5141.21.2+7
Walked only1088.65.61078.94.5+1
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas15512.413.715813.113.3-3
Speaks a language other than English at home614.95.6574.73.3+4
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016221.82.1--------

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

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