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Resident workers - Key statistics

154 people or 32.1% of the City of Launceston's resident workers (Arts and Recreation 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%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)480100.0100.0452100.0100.0+28
Males26354.852.223652.253.4+27
Females22146.047.821447.346.6+7
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years10922.720.311425.219.4-5
25 - 54 years27457.157.928162.262.4-7
55 - 64 years6814.216.74910.814.8+19
65 years and over245.05.3122.73.5+12
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers13327.726.013930.825.3-6
Professionals7816.320.86714.819.9+11
Managers7215.014.15913.114.1+13
Hours worked--------------
Full time20041.745.620545.448.0-5
Part time27056.353.424454.050.9+26
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree10521.927.37616.823.3+29
Advanced diploma or diploma4910.29.2337.38.3+16
Certificate level11323.522.611525.421.4-2
No qualifications21144.038.921547.643.7-4
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50016634.632.8--------
$500 -$1,74929160.659.1--------
$1,750 or more245.07.2--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car32868.362.130467.361.7+24
Public Transport142.92.940.93.1+10
Bicycle00.01.240.90.9-4
Walked only194.05.5153.35.2+4
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas5110.612.7368.011.8+15
Speaks a language other than English at home102.14.4163.53.7-6
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201600.01.6--------

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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