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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Murchison Area 56.4% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 43.5% 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 the Murchison Area 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note: The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, the Murchison Area in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.
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Local workers key statistics - All industries
Murchison Area20162011change
Namenumber%. Tasmanianumber%. Tasmania2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)10,103100.0100.010,804100.0100.0-701
Males5,70256.450.96,32458.551.9-622
Females4,39043.549.14,48141.548.1-91
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,43014.214.21,56614.515.0-136
25 - 54 years6,16361.062.87,02665.065.4-863
55 - 64 years1,96619.518.31,75416.216.2+212
65 years and over5385.34.74394.13.3+99
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,59115.75.31,40513.04.8+186
Manufacturing1,26212.56.91,40613.08.7-144
Mining1,11411.00.91,54914.31.2-435
Top three occupations
Labourers1,87318.511.71,88917.511.3-16
Managers1,69316.812.21,77316.412.4-80
Technicians and trades workers1,56815.513.91,80616.714.8-238
Hours worked
Full time6,07160.156.26,73262.357.4-661
Part time3,81937.842.13,82935.439.3-10
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree1,12811.222.61,0399.619.8+89
Advanced diploma or diploma7717.69.26756.28.2+96
Certificate level3,41733.828.03,32230.726.4+95
No qualifications4,41343.737.25,30649.141.6-893
Individual Income
Less than $5002,14921.320.4--00--
$500 -$1,7496,44963.865.9--00--
$1,750 or more1,33313.212.3--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Car6,93868.771.37,22866.970.2-290
Public Transport1451.42.91281.23.0+17
Bicycle220.20.8370.30.6-15
Walked only5195.14.87086.65.0-189
Other Characteristics
Born overseas9409.311.99969.211.5-56
Speaks a language other than English at home2962.95.22162.04.1+80
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161411.41.8--00--

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