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Dorset Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

444 people or 17.3% of the Dorset Council area's resident workers (All industries) 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.

Data source

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

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Dorset Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % Tasmanianumber%. % Tasmania2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)2,563100.0100.02,683100.0100.0-120
Males1,41055.051.01,46254.552.0-52
Females1,14844.849.01,21645.348.0-68
Age structure
15 - 24 years32812.814.235313.215.0-25
25 - 54 years1,45956.962.81,68362.765.4-224
55 - 64 years58923.018.350919.016.3+80
65 years and over1797.04.71314.93.3+48
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing65125.35.364524.14.8+6
Retail trade2469.610.92549.511.3-8
Manufacturing2027.96.92348.88.7-32
Top three occupations
Managers52320.412.253720.012.4-14
Labourers48218.811.648117.911.3+1
Technicians and trades workers32712.814.038614.414.8-59
Hours worked
Full time1,45056.656.21,55958.158.2-109
Part time1,05141.042.01,03838.739.9+13
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree25610.022.62348.719.8+22
Advanced diploma or diploma1887.39.21575.98.2+31
Certificate level77830.428.180830.126.4-30
No qualifications1,24848.737.11,35950.741.5-111
Individual Income
Less than $50066325.920.3--------
$500 -$1,7491,65964.765.8--------
$1,750 or more1857.212.5--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car1,72167.171.11,77766.269.9-56
Public Transport120.53.0140.53.1-2
Bicycle30.10.850.20.6-2
Walked only1616.34.81806.75.0-19
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1736.711.91816.711.5-8
Speaks a language other than English at home481.95.1371.44.0+11
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016220.91.8--------

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