Northern Midlands Council

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Northern Midlands

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,244 people or 22.6% of Northern Midlands's resident workers 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.

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Data source

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

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Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Northern Midlands2016
Namenumber%. % Tasmania
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)5,500100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years73013.314.2
25 - 54 years3,25059.162.8
55 - 64 years1,16321.118.3
65 years and over3586.54.7
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing74713.65.3
Health care and social assistance68112.414.2
Retail trade58210.610.9
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers84615.414.0
Hours worked
Full time3,20358.256.2
Part time2,19439.942.0
Bachelor or higher degree76413.922.6
Advanced diploma or diploma4808.79.2
Certificate level1,65830.128.1
No qualifications2,40643.737.1
Individual Income
Less than $5001,09820.020.3
$500 -$1,7493,80669.265.8
$1,750 or more4838.812.5
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport290.53.0
Walked only2694.94.8
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4007.311.9
Speaks a language other than English at home1092.05.1
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016400.71.8

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