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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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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.


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