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Northern Tasmania Region

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Northern Tasmania Region 50.1% of the local workers are males and 49.9% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the Northern Tasmania Region vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, Northern Tasmania Region in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Northern Tasmania Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)55,138100.0100.056,614100.0100.0-1,476
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years8,17614.814.28,72315.415.0-547
25 - 54 years33,64561.062.836,45764.465.4-2,812
55 - 64 years10,47319.018.39,41216.616.2+1,061
65 years and over2,8175.14.72,0213.63.3+796
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance8,33515.114.26,91112.212.0+1,424
Retail trade6,63212.010.96,82712.111.3-195
Education and training5,2639.59.35,3559.59.0-92
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers7,24213.113.98,08314.314.8-841
Hours worked--------------
Full time30,81755.956.232,87158.157.4-2,054
Part time23,36942.442.122,66040.039.3+709
Bachelor or higher degree11,37020.622.610,17718.019.8+1,193
Advanced diploma or diploma5,0369.19.24,5218.08.2+515
Certificate level15,32527.828.014,97526.526.4+350
No qualifications21,69339.337.224,72643.741.6-3,033
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50011,90121.620.4--------
$500 -$1,74936,50266.265.9--------
$1,750 or more5,93410.812.3--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport6141.12.97761.43.0-162
Walked only2,5864.74.82,7644.95.0-178
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas5,96310.811.95,99210.611.5-29
Speaks a language other than English at home2,3064.25.21,8263.24.1+480
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20168851.61.8--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).