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City of Launceston

Resident workers - Key statistics

27 people or 22.1% of City of Launceston's resident workers (Mining) 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)122100.0100.0168100.0100.0-46
Males11392.691.815894.090.7-45
Females97.48.3106.09.3-1
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years00.05.074.27.8-7
25 - 54 years9678.773.812876.276.3-32
55 - 64 years1713.918.23017.913.8-13
65 years and over32.53.100.02.3+3
Top three occupations--------------
Machinery operators and drivers5041.043.37242.945.6-22
Technicians and trades workers3427.928.23822.626.0-4
Professionals1713.99.61911.310.1-2
Hours worked--------------
Full time10182.883.015290.584.6-51
Part time129.814.72011.913.9-8
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree129.89.41810.79.6-6
Advanced diploma or diploma1512.35.9158.95.30
Certificate level5141.844.06438.140.4-13
No qualifications3730.337.86236.941.0-25
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50000.02.6--------
$500 -$1,7494335.248.0--------
$1,750 or more7057.447.4--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car7057.460.910361.365.1-33
Public Transport129.87.374.26.7+5
Bicycle00.00.400.00.20
Walked only00.01.574.22.2-7
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas64.98.01911.39.4-13
Speaks a language other than English at home32.52.631.82.30
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201654.10.7--------

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 , the population experts.

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