City of Launceston
Local workers - Qualifications - Accommodation and Food Services
Qualification levels help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of local workers in a particular industry.
The level of qualifications in a workforce relate to a number of factors including:
- The age of the workforce;
- The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry;
- The professional or working ambitions of people (to seek education as youth or retraining as adults);
- The opportunities afforded to people to continue studying beyond compulsory schooling.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers qualifications|
|City of Launceston - Accommodation and Food Services||2016||2011||Change|
|Qualification level||Number||%||Tasmania||Number||%||Tasmania||2011 - 2016|
|Bachelor or Higher degree||225||8.0||10.1||199||7.3||7.2||+26|
|Advanced Diploma or Diploma||121||4.3||5.5||110||4.0||4.5||+11|
|Certificate I and II Level||81||2.9||3.0||87||3.2||3.0||-6|
|Certificate III & IV Level||525||18.7||18.9||448||16.5||17.9||+77|
|Certificate Level, nfd||56||2.0||1.9||19||0.7||1.1||+37|
|Inadequately described or not stated||58||2.1||2.6||106||3.9||4.1||-48|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Analysis of the qualifications of the in the City of Launceston in 2016 compared to Tasmania shows that there was a lower proportion holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), and a higher proportion with no formal qualifications.
Overall, 35.9% of the workers (Accommodation and Food Services) who held educational qualifications, and 62.0% had no qualifications, compared with 39.5% and 57.9% respectively for Tasmania.
The major differences between the qualifications held by the workforce (Accommodation and Food Services) of the City of Launceston and Tasmania were:
- A larger percentage of local workers (Accommodation and Food Services) with No qualification (62.0% compared to 57.9%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers (Accommodation and Food Services) with Bachelor or Higher degree (8.0% compared to 10.1%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers (Accommodation and Food Services) with Advanced Diploma or Diploma (4.3% compared to 5.5%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers (Accommodation and Food Services) with Inadequately described or not stated (2.1% compared to 2.6%)
The largest changes in the qualifications held by the Accommodation and Food Services workforce in the City of Launceston between 2011 and 2016 were:
- Certificate III & IV Level (+77 local workers)
- Certificate Level, nfd (+37 local workers)
- Bachelor or Higher degree (+26 local workers)
- No qualification (-14 local workers)