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Northern Tasmania Region

Resident workers - Key statistics

17,061 people or 29.2% of the Northern Tasmania Region'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.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

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

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Northern Tasmania Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)58,465100.0100.059,761100.0100.0-1,296
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years8,59314.714.29,15615.315.0-563
25 - 54 years35,79861.262.838,52864.565.4-2,730
55 - 64 years11,10119.018.39,96616.716.3+1,135
65 years and over2,9735.14.72,1133.53.3+860
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance8,57814.714.27,12911.912.0+1,449
Retail trade6,72511.510.96,92011.611.3-195
Education and training5,4019.29.35,4529.19.0-51
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers8,16914.014.08,99915.114.8-830
Hours worked--------------
Full time32,63855.856.234,62657.958.2-1,988
Part time24,73442.342.023,99140.139.9+743
Bachelor or higher degree11,81920.222.610,46517.519.8+1,354
Advanced diploma or diploma5,2429.09.24,7307.98.2+512
Certificate level16,68828.528.116,14027.026.4+548
No qualifications22,90339.237.126,07843.641.5-3,175
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50012,64421.620.3--------
$500 -$1,74938,46365.865.8--------
$1,750 or more6,45811.012.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport7181.23.08591.43.1-141
Walked only2,7004.64.82,8414.85.0-141
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas6,26710.711.96,30910.611.5-42
Speaks a language other than English at home2,3704.15.11,8813.14.0+489
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20169191.61.8--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).