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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Launceston 47.6% of the local workers are males and 52.4% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the City of Launceston vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers key statistics - All industries
City of Launceston20112006Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)32,069100.0100.032,492100.0100.0-423
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years5,12616.015.05,78317.815.7-657
25 - 54 years20,96065.465.521,95867.668.4-998
55 - 64 years5,08115.816.24,17212.813.7+909
65 years and over9022.83.25791.82.3+323
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance4,89415.112.04,75414.511.5+140
Retail trade4,34413.411.34,70614.412.0-362
Education and training3,41310.59.03,1579.68.4+256
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers5,15516.114.05,53117.014.4-376
Technicians and trades workers4,29313.414.94,36913.414.6-76
Hours worked--------------
Full time19,00559.358.619,94161.460.8-936
Part time12,74139.740.112,05037.137.3+691
Bachelor or higher degree6,89521.520.05,96518.417.6+930
Advanced diploma or diploma2,7098.48.22,5217.87.6+188
Certificate level8,11225.326.47,65723.624.1+455
No qualifications14,02543.741.414,80945.645.8-784
Individual Income--------------
$600 -$124914,97846.743.7--------
$1250 or more6,44220.122.2--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport5691.83.05251.62.9+44
Walked only1,5144.75.01,6635.15.8-149
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas3,57111.111.53,31210.210.8+259
Speaks a language other than English at home1,2003.74.08532.62.9+347
Arrived between 2006 and 20116151.91.9--------

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