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Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

2,278 people or 20.2% of the Murchison Area's resident workers (All industries) 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Murchison Area20162011change
Namenumber%. % Tasmanianumber%. % Tasmania2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)11,261100.0100.012,181100.0100.0-920
Males6,00253.351.06,70455.052.0-702
Females5,25146.649.05,46444.948.0-213
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,57814.014.21,75314.415.0-175
25 - 54 years6,81660.562.87,90364.965.4-1,087
55 - 64 years2,25620.018.32,04316.816.3+213
65 years and over6005.34.74854.03.3+115
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,64914.75.31,47412.14.8+175
Manufacturing1,23911.06.91,63613.48.7-397
Health care and social assistance1,15410.314.21,0428.612.0+112
Top three occupations
Labourers2,08118.511.62,11117.311.3-30
Managers1,77515.812.21,87915.412.4-104
Technicians and trades workers1,57814.014.01,88315.514.8-305
Hours worked
Full time6,53758.056.27,33760.258.2-800
Part time4,50340.042.04,53937.339.9-36
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree1,34612.022.61,30210.719.8+44
Advanced diploma or diploma9328.39.28096.68.2+123
Certificate level3,68232.728.13,57629.426.4+106
No qualifications4,87143.337.15,93148.741.5-1,060
Individual Income
Less than $5002,40721.420.3--------
$500 -$1,7497,38365.665.8--------
$1,750 or more1,25611.212.5--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car8,00571.171.18,45169.469.9-446
Public Transport740.73.01130.93.1-39
Bicycle310.30.8430.40.6-12
Walked only5154.64.87065.85.0-191
Other Characteristics
Born overseas9848.711.91,1389.311.5-154
Speaks a language other than English at home2412.15.12361.94.0+5
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161071.01.8--------

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