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City of Launceston

Resident workers - Key statistics

168 people or 14.4% of City of Launceston's resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) 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%Financial and Insurance Services %Number%Financial and Insurance Services %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)1,169100.0100.01,262100.0100.0-93
Males96182.236.71,00679.736.4-45
Females21018.063.325620.363.3-46
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1008.69.91068.411.1-6
25 - 54 years72361.872.484066.674.4-117
55 - 64 years25822.114.925320.012.4+5
65 years and over867.43.0635.02.1+23
Top three occupations--------------
Machinery operators and drivers57148.8--56945.10.3+2
Clerical and administrative workers24721.161.026521.064.1-18
Managers1079.213.11108.711.1-3
Hours worked--------------
Full time79968.367.383466.169.1-35
Part time35930.732.339331.130.5-34
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree897.616.6735.815.6+16
Advanced diploma or diploma796.816.4856.713.5-6
Certificate level30926.424.529823.620.4+11
No qualifications65455.939.874659.147.6-92
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50017214.75.3--------
$500 -$1,74985373.075.8--------
$1,750 or more13611.618.4--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car84772.574.485167.469.6-4
Public Transport60.52.2151.22.0-9
Bicycle30.30.930.20.50
Walked only272.35.7493.96.9-22
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1159.87.41128.98.2+3
Speaks a language other than English at home595.02.3372.91.2+22
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016272.30.9--------

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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