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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 >> Greater Hobart-Southern Region

In 2003-04, there was an average of 104,800 people employed in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region. Of these, 55,600 were males (53.1% of people employed) and 49,200 were females (46.9% of people employed).

From 2002-03 to 2003-04, the number of people employed in the Region increased by 4,300, or 4.3%. The number of females employed increased by 2,400, while the number of males employed increased by 1,900.

Some 68.6% of people employed in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region in 2003-04 were employed full-time. Some 84.0% of employed males were employed full-time and 51.2% of employed females were employed full-time.


EMPLOYED PERSONS(a), Greater Hobart-Southern 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
45.6
45.1
44.0
44.7
46.7
Employed part-time
7.4
7.8
8.1
9.0
8.8
Total employed
53.1
52.9
52.1
53.7
55.6

Females
Employed full-time
22.1
23.0
22.3
24.3
25.2
Employed part-time
22.0
22.3
22.2
22.6
24.0
Total employed
44.1
45.3
44.5
46.8
49.2

Persons
Employed full-time
67.8
68.1
66.3
69.0
71.9
Employed part-time
29.5
30.2
30.3
31.6
32.9
Total employed
97.2
98.2
96.6
100.5
104.8

(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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