Meander Valley Council

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Meander Valley Council 55.1% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 44.9% are female.

The local workers is 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 Meander Valley Council vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

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

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industries
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Namenumber%. Tasmanianumber%. Tasmania2016 to 2021
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)5,415100.0100.05,498100.0100.0-83
Age structure
15 - 24 years71513.213.671813.114.2-3
25 - 54 years3,20359.263.23,29259.962.8-89
55 - 64 years1,04719.317.61,11620.318.3-69
65 years and over4598.55.63746.84.7+85
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing98918.25.386215.65.3+127
Health care and social assistance4959.116.577314.014.2-278
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers80414.814.073113.313.9+73
Hours worked
Full time3,08156.954.93,04255.356.2+39
Part time2,24041.443.42,35642.942.1-116
Bachelor or higher degree1,01018.729.397817.822.6+32
Advanced diploma or diploma4558.49.15069.29.2-51
Certificate level1,64730.427.41,55028.228.0+97
No qualifications2,15639.831.82,27141.337.2-115
Individual Income
Less than $50092817.114.6--00--
$500 -$1,9993,94172.872.0--00--
$2,000 or more5109.412.6--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport340.63.1380.72.9-4
Walked only2334.34.22775.04.8-44
Other Characteristics
Born overseas78414.517.75479.911.9+237
Speaks a language other than English at home3897.210.91813.35.2+208
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211923.54.7--00--

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