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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 18/10/2004   
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Contents >> Labour >> Persons employed >> Number >> Mersey-Lyell Region

In 2003-04, there was an average of 44,800 people employed in the Mersey-Lyell Region. Of these, 26,300 were males (58.7% of people employed) and 18,500 were females (41.3% of people employed).

From 2002-03 to 2003-04, the number of people employed in the Region increased by an estimated 2,400, or 5.7%.

Some 71.4% of people employed in the Mersey-Lyell Region in 2003-04 were employed full-time. Some 87.8% of employed males were employed full-time and 48.1% of employed females were employed full-time.


EMPLOYED PERSONS(a), Mersey-Lyell Region: Annual average(b)(c)(d)(e)
1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04

'000
'000
'000
'000
'000

Males
Employed full-time
22.4
20.9
21.7
21.8
23.1
Employed part-time
3.0
3.4
3.4
2.8
3.2
Total employed
25.4
24.3
25.1
24.7
26.3

Females
Employed full-time
10.7
8.2
8.3
8.5
8.9
Employed part-time
9.3
10.1
10.3
9.1
9.6
Total employed
20.0
18.4
18.5
17.7
18.5

Persons
Employed full-time
33.0
29.1
29.9
30.4
32.0
Employed part-time
12.3
13.6
13.7
12.0
12.8
Total employed
45.4
42.7
43.6
42.4
44.8

(a) Persons aged 15 years and over.
(b) Averages calculated on monthly original estimates.
(c) Differences between the aggregation of regions and state-level totals may vary due to the annual average methodology used.
(d) A new Labour Force Survey questionnaire was introduced in April 2001. As a result, a small number of definitions have been modified resulting in revisions to core labour force series from 1986 to 2001. This process did not include revisions to labour force region data and differences may occur between the aggregation of regions and state totals.
(e) Labour Force Survey estimates at the regional level have been revised based on population benchmarks for Labour Force Statistical Regions for the period January 1999 to January 2004. As a result, the regional estimates for years 1999-2000 to 2002-03 will differ slightly from those published in previous releases.

Source: Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery, Monthly (cat. no. 6291.0.55.001).


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