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Flinders Council

Resident workers - Key statistics

121 people or 28.4% of Flinders Council'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
Flinders Council20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)426100.0100.0400100.0100.0+26
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years399.214.2215.315.0+18
25 - 54 years21750.962.821754.365.40
55 - 64 years11927.918.312531.316.3-6
65 years and over6114.34.74110.33.3+20
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing10523.65.110024.44.7+5
Health care and social assistance409.013.7338.011.7+7
Public administration and safety398.87.64210.28.8-3
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers6515.314.05012.514.8+15
Hours worked--------------
Full time22853.556.223157.858.2-3
Part time18643.742.015939.839.9+27
Bachelor or higher degree7317.122.65614.019.8+17
Advanced diploma or diploma4811.39.24310.88.2+5
Certificate level12429.128.19423.526.4+30
No qualifications15636.637.118746.841.5-31
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5009823.020.3--------
$500 -$1,74927263.865.8--------
$1,750 or more4911.512.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport00.
Walked only419.64.85714.35.0-16
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas409.411.9379.311.5+3
Speaks a language other than English at home00.
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201600.01.8--------

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 , the population experts.