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City of Launceston

Resident workers - Key statistics

304 people or 13.0% of City of Launceston's resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) 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
City of Launceston20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,341100.0100.02,364100.0100.0-23
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,10347.141.31,11547.239.5-12
25 - 54 years1,01943.546.21,04744.348.6-28
55 - 64 years1837.89.51646.910.0+19
65 years and over421.83.0261.12.0+16
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers69929.928.367328.528.3+26
Hours worked--------------
Full time72931.132.979433.634.5-65
Part time1,59067.965.61,51964.363.8+71
Bachelor or higher degree1978.410.11737.37.2+24
Advanced diploma or diploma1074.65.6964.14.5+11
Certificate level58324.923.950621.422.1+77
No qualifications1,40660.157.81,49563.262.1-89
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,24753.350.6--------
$500 -$1,7491,00943.146.0--------
$1,750 or more552.32.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport944.05.51034.45.1-9
Walked only2199.49.724810.59.9-29
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas36615.616.634114.414.4+25
Speaks a language other than English at home25911.111.52028.59.0+57
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161426.15.4--------

The Northern Tasmania region includes the following 8 LGAs; Break O'Day (M), Dorset (M), Flinders (M), George Town (M), Launceston (C), Meander Valley (M), Northern Midlands (M) & West Tamar (M).

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