Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Release Date
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service
1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/08/2003   
   Page tools: Print Print Page RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product  
Contents >> Labour >> Persons employed >> Employment by occupation

At August 2001, of all employed persons aged 15 and over in Tasmania, 16.9% were employed as Professionals, 11.6% as Associate professionals, 12.4% as Tradespersons and other related workers and 16.7% as Intermediate clerical, sales and service workers.

  • Professionals - Hobart was the local government area with the highest proportion of its employees being employed in this occupation at 33.7%.
  • Associate professionals - Glamorgan/Spring Bay was the local government area with the highest proportion of its employees being employed in this occupation at 14.7%.
  • Tradespersons and related workers - Brighton was the local government area with the highest proportion of its employees being employed in this occupation at 17.6%.
  • Intermediate clerical, sales and service workers - Glenorchy was the local government area with the highest proportion of its employees being employed in this occupation at 20.9%.

EMPLOYED PERSONS(a), By occupation - Tasmanian local government areas: Census 2001
Professionals
Associate professionals
Trades-
persons

and related
workers
Intermediate
clerical, sales
and service
workers
Other(b)
Total(c)

Local government area
%
%
%
%
%
no.

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
6.9
9.4
17.6
17.7
48.3
4,108
Central Highlands
6.3
10.6
13.3
7.6
62.2
893
Clarence
18.5
13.6
12.1
18.5
37.3
19,822
Derwent Valley
10.6
10.3
16.0
17.5
45.6
3,176
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
11.3
14.7
9.4
11.1
53.6
1,492
Glenorchy
9.5
10.9
16.0
20.9
42.7
16,131
Hobart
33.7
13.7
6.6
17.1
28.9
22,052
Huon Valley
11.9
10.1
12.1
13.4
52.5
4,770
Kingborough
23.8
13.1
10.6
18.0
34.5
12,368
Sorell
11.0
10.6
14.5
18.0
45.9
4,169
Southern Midlands
8.2
8.3
15.9
13.4
54.2
2,097
Tasman
13.2
11.6
11.0
16.4
47.8
785
Total
19.3
12.3
11.8
17.8
38.8
91,863

Northern
Break O’Day
12.5
13.4
11.3
11.8
50.9
1,699
Dorset
9.0
7.4
10.0
10.0
63.6
2,870
Flinders
12.0
8.3
13.2
10.9
55.7
433
George Town
9.2
9.3
15.7
11.8
54.1
2,133
Launceston
17.9
10.6
12.1
18.4
41.0
24,251
Meander Valley
12.3
11.6
12.0
17.3
46.8
7,359
Northern Midlands
11.1
10.5
14.7
13.5
50.1
4,628
West Tamar
19.1
12.5
13.2
16.3
39.0
8,056
Total
15.6
10.9
12.5
16.5
44.6
51,429

Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
13.9
11.5
13.9
17.1
43.6
6,659
Central Coast
14.7
10.8
13.9
14.9
45.7
7,300
Circular Head
8.6
8.2
10.1
9.9
63.2
3,403
Devonport
13.6
11.3
13.9
16.3
45.0
8,522
Kentish
9.9
10.2
14.1
12.9
52.8
1,864
King Island
8.6
8.7
11.4
8.2
63.2
912
Latrobe
12.1
10.1
15.0
13.0
49.8
3,135
Waratah/Wynyard
13.5
11.0
14.6
14.7
46.3
4,714
West Coast
10.6
13.2
16.4
10.7
49.1
2,277
Total
12.8
10.8
13.8
14.5
48.1
38,786

Tasmania(d)
16.9
11.6
12.4
16.7
42.4
182,518

(a) Includes persons aged 15 and over (excluding overseas visitors).
(b) Includes other occupations, ‘inadequately described’ and ‘not stated’.
(c) Cells in this table have been randomly adjusted to avoid the release of confidential data. Totals may vary slightly with totals in other 2001 Census tables.
(d) Includes off-shore and migratory collection districts.

Source: ABS data available on request, Census of Population and Housing.


Previous PageNext Page

Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window


Commonwealth of Australia 2014

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.