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Northern Midlands Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,244 people or 22.6% of Northern Midlands Council area'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 Midlands Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)5,500100.0100.05,390100.0100.0+110
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years73013.314.269212.815.0+38
25 - 54 years3,25059.162.83,50165.065.4-251
55 - 64 years1,16321.118.395917.816.3+204
65 years and over3586.54.72434.53.3+115
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing74713.65.366812.44.8+79
Health care and social assistance68112.414.256610.512.0+115
Retail trade58210.610.957410.611.3+8
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers84615.414.088816.514.8-42
Hours worked--------------
Full time3,20358.256.23,19759.358.2+6
Part time2,19439.942.02,09438.839.9+100
Bachelor or higher degree76413.922.665012.119.8+114
Advanced diploma or diploma4808.79.24217.88.2+59
Certificate level1,65830.128.11,54428.626.4+114
No qualifications2,40643.737.12,56047.541.5-154
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 Transport290.53.0541.03.1-25
Walked only2694.94.82745.15.0-5
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4007.311.94247.911.5-24
Speaks a language other than English at home1092.05.1851.64.0+24
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016400.71.8--------

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).