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Mid North Region

Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2016, there were 562 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in Mid North Region, of this 33.1% worked full-time and 65.3% worked part-time or were away from work.

Tourism and hospitality are key industries in many parts of Australia, but it has not been well represented in economic profiles in the past due to the difficulty in defining it.

The tourism and hospitality industries are defined by the ABS not as regular industries but as a set of occupation categories working across a number of industries.

This page presents some key statistics for tourism and hospitality workers in Mid North Region with comparisons to benchmark areas. Tourism and hospitality data should be viewed in conjunction with the Industry sector analysis page for the accomodation sector, which has modelled estimates of the size of the industry on an annual basis. The Employment locations page will show where accommodation activity is taking place and the Local workers section will reveal the characteristics of accommodation workers.

Please note: Due to a change in the occupation classification, Tourism and Hospitality occupation data are currently only available from the 2016 Census.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work
Tourism and hospitality workforce
Mid North Region2016
NameNumber%Regional SA %% of total industry in Mid North Region
Tourism workforce--------
Total workers 562100.0100.06.9
Males18332.632.24.2
Females37967.467.810.1
Age structure--------
15 to 24 years13323.728.313.3
25 to 44 years17030.231.16.0
45 to 54 Years12923.020.06.9
55 to 64 Years10618.915.96.0
65 years and over244.34.53.4
Hours worked--------
Worked full-time18633.136.04.0
Worked part-time33359.358.411.2
Away from work346.05.76.7
Qualifications--------
Bachelor or higher degree335.95.52.6
Advanced diploma or diploma508.96.56.5
Certificate level14626.026.86.5
No qualifications32056.957.99.0
Ethnicity--------
Australian-born45581.085.16.4
Born overseas8715.513.010.8
Birthplace not stated193.42.010.4
Speaks a language other than English295.26.58.5
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander30.51.93.3
Individual income--------
Less than $50025545.442.114.5
$500 -$1,74927148.253.64.9
$1,750 or more30.52.40.4

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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