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Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2016, there were 543 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in Lithgow City Council , of this 39.6% worked full-time and 59.7% worked part-time or were away from work.

Tourism and hospitality are key industries in many parts of Australia, but it has not been well represented in economic profiles in the past due to the difficulty in defining it.

The tourism and hospitality industries are defined by the ABS not as regular industries but as a set of occupation categories working across a number of industries.

This page presents some key statistics for tourism and hospitality workers in Lithgow City Council with comparisons to benchmark areas. Tourism and hospitality data should be viewed in conjunction with the Industry sector analysis page for the accomodation sector, which has modelled estimates of the size of the industry on an annual basis. The Employment locations page will show where accommodation activity is taking place and the Local workers section will reveal the characteristics of accommodation workers.

Please note: Due to a change in the occupation classification, Tourism and Hospitality occupation data are currently only available from the 2016 Census.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work
Tourism and hospitality workforce
Lithgow City Council 2016
NameNumber%New South Wales %% of total industry in Lithgow City Council
Tourism workforce--------
Total workers 543100.0100.07.3
Males19335.547.24.8
Females35064.552.810.1
Age structure--------
15 to 24 years15528.529.215.0
25 to 44 years18233.540.76.5
45 to 54 Years9317.115.85.3
55 to 64 Years8515.711.35.9
65 years and over285.23.07.0
Hours worked--------
Worked full-time21539.643.44.7
Worked part-time29754.751.712.1
Away from work275.04.96.1
Qualifications--------
Bachelor or higher degree427.717.33.5
Advanced diploma or diploma5610.311.97.3
Certificate level11621.419.44.5
No qualifications30155.448.511.3
Ethnicity--------
Australian-born42878.857.66.5
Born overseas9016.641.212.4
Birthplace not stated275.01.315.0
Speaks a language other than English5510.136.316.5
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander325.91.910.9
Individual income--------
Less than $50025847.537.217.6
$500 -$1,74924945.956.95.7
$1,750 or more203.74.51.3

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

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