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Woollahra Municipal Council area

Tourism and hospitality workforce

In 2011, there were 1,658 people who make up the tourism and hospitality workforce in Woollahra Municipal Council area, of this 54.5% worked full-time and 41.4% worked part-time.

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 Woollahra Municipal Council area 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work
Tourism and hospitality workforce
Woollahra Municipal Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %% of total industry in Woollahra Municipal Council areaNumber%New South Wales %% of total industry in Woollahra Municipal Council area2006 to 2011
Tourism workforce------------------
Total workers1,658100.0100.010.31,782100.0100.011.1-124
Age structure------------------
15 to 24 years38123.028.517.852029.228.722.5-139
25 to 44 years85851.739.311.784047.140.411.5+18
45 to 54 Years20212.218.56.721912.318.87.1-17
55 to 64 Years1629.811.26.51588.910.46.5+4
65 years and over553.32.44.7452.51.84.8+10
Hours worked------------------
Part time68741.448.111.672240.545.912.9-35
Full time90354.546.19.497354.648.010.0-70
Bachelor or higher degree38523.213.35.835119.710.85.9+34
Advanced diploma or diploma25915.610.811.820711.68.89.9+52
Certificate level32319.519.713.931017.419.412.8+13
No qualifications63238.151.614.682446.255.117.7-192
Born overseas84250.836.413.177143.332.512.5+71
Birthplace not stated130.81.38.2291.62.110.1-16
Speaks a language other than English57734.831.215.350728.526.414.8+70
Individual income------------------
Nil to $59962337.653.515.5----------
$600 to $1,49987352.739.511.4----------
$1500 to $1,999804.82.94.2----------
$2,000 or more 694.22.72.9----------
Method of travel to work------------------
Car driver &/or passenger70242.352.58.878744.250.99.5-85
Public transport40224.215.415.436520.513.815.9+37

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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