Appendix 1: Characteristics of forestry workforce by SLA

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Table A1: Percentage of labour force in different age groups, forest industry and total labour force - 2006

 

Forest industry

15-24 years

Total labour force

15-24 years

Forest industry 25-34 years

Total labour force

25-34 years

Forest industry

35-44 years

Total labour force

35-44 years

 

Forest industry 45-54 years

Total labour force

45-54 years

Forest industry

55-64 years

Total labour force

55-64 years

Forest industry

65 years and older

Total labour force

65 years and older

Australia

13.9%

16.7%

22.3%

21.4%

27.1%

24.0%

23.1%

22.8%

11.8%

12.7%

1.7%

2.4%

Tasmania

12.5%

16.1%

19.7%

18.6%

28.7%

24.3%

25.2%

25.3%

12.4%

13.4%

1.7%

2.3%

Northern SD

14.9%

16.6%

23.7%

18.3%

27.6%

24.2%

20.8%

25.0%

10.5%

13.4%

2.5%

2.5%

Break O'Day (M)

15.7%

15.0%

22.5%

16.4%

18.6%

25.0%

27.5%

26.9%

9.8%

14.0%

5.9%

2.7%

Dorset (M)

18.0%

16.0%

25.1%

24.2%

25.5%

23.0%

21.2%

20.9%

8.2%

10.7%

1.9%

5.3%

George Town (M) - Pt A

19.1%

19.9%

29.8%

20.6%

25.5%

22.5%

6.4%

23.0%

12.8%

12.2%

6.4%

1.9%

George Town (M) - Pt B

0.0%

15.9%

0.0%

20.4%

53.8%

29.1%

0.0%

23.8%

46.2%

9.8%

0.0%

1.1%

Launceston (C) – Inner*

 

13.4%

 

16.4%

 

27.5%

 

26.5%

 

13.5%

 

2.8%

Launceston (C) - Pt B

15.8%

15.4%

24.7%

15.8%

27.4%

24.8%

20.9%

26.8%

10.5%

14.9%

0.7%

2.3%

Launceston (C) - Pt C

8.9%

10.5%

21.5%

12.1%

38.0%

24.8%

22.8%

32.9%

5.1%

14.0%

3.8%

5.6%

Meander Valley (M) - Pt A

14.1%

12.3%

25.0%

15.2%

35.9%

27.2%

20.3%

27.6%

4.7%

14.5%

0.0%

3.1%

Meander Valley (M) - Pt B

14.0%

13.1%

23.4%

14.9%

23.4%

24.1%

19.9%

27.3%

15.8%

16.5%

3.5%

4.1%

Northern Midlands (M) - Pt A

7.6%

12.5%

24.1%

17.1%

34.2%

23.7%

26.6%

26.4%

3.8%

15.4%

3.8%

5.0%

Northern Midlands (M) - Pt B

6.7%

11.9%

23.3%

13.0%

33.3%

30.2%

20.0%

28.2%

11.7%

15.0%

5.0%

1.7%

West Tamar (M) - Pt A

11.9%

9.5%

15.4%

15.6%

32.2%

26.2%

21.7%

29.6%

14.7%

16.1%

4.2%

2.9%

West Tamar (M) - Pt B

16.2%

14.0%

32.4%

16.8%

18.9%

24.3%

8.1%

26.6%

16.2%

14.2%

8.1%

4.1%

 

Table A2: Gender of workforce – comparison of forest industry and labour force, 2006 and 2001

 

2006

2001

 

Males - forest industry

Males - labour force

Females - forest industry

Females - labour force

Males – forest industry

Males – labour force

Females – forest industry

Females – labour force

Australia

82.5%

53.9%

17.6%

46.1%

83.2%

55.2%

16.8%

44.9%

Tasmania

87.9%

53.3%

12.1%

46.7%

87.8%

55.2%

12.3%

44.8%

Northern SD

88.4%

53.9%

11.6%

46.2%

88.2%

55.7%

11.8%

44.4%

Break O'Day (M)

93.3%

54.8%

6.7%

45.2%

90.4%

58.2%

9.6%

41.8%

Dorset (M)

87.8%

57.8%

12.3%

42.2%

87.5%

59.2%

12.5%

40.8%

George Town (M) - Pt A

79.6%

58.4%

20.4%

41.6%

82.9%

60.7%

17.1%

39.3%

George Town (M) - Pt B

100.0%

60.3%

0.0%

39.7%

86.7%

64.9%

20.0%

35.1%

Launceston (C) - Inner

0.0%

59.6%

0.0%

40.4%

100.0%

61.4%

0.0%

38.6%

Launceston (C) - Pt B

90.0%

52.3%

10.0%

47.7%

88.3%

54.0%

11.7%

46.0%

Launceston (C) - Pt C

89.2%

55.3%

10.8%

44.7%

92.3%

57.5%

7.7%

42.6%

Meander Valley (M) - Pt A

85.1%

52.5%

14.9%

47.5%

90.3%

53.7%

9.7%

46.3%

Meander Valley (M) - Pt B

89.4%

56.2%

10.6%

43.9%

92.2%

58.1%

7.8%

41.9%

Northern Midlands (M) - Pt A

96.1%

53.9%

3.9%

46.1%

83.7%

55.6%

16.3%

44.4%

Northern Midlands (M) - Pt B

77.4%

57.9%

22.6%

42.1%

86.9%

60.2%

13.1%

39.8%

West Tamar (M) - Pt A

83.3%

53.3%

16.7%

46.7%

87.1%

55.1%

12.9%

44.9%

West Tamar (M) - Pt B

85.7%

56.5%

14.3%

43.5%

82.1%

57.0%

20.5%

43.0%

 

Table A3: Percentage of workforce working different hours by Statistical Local Area, 2006

Percent of workforce working different hours – 2006 (%)

 

George Town (M) - Pt A

Launceston (C) - Inner

Launceston (C) - Pt B

Meander Valley (M) - Pt A

Northern Midlands (M) - Pt A

West Tamar (M) - Pt A

George Town (M) - Pt B

Launceston (C) - Pt C

Meander Valley (M) - Pt B

Northern Midlands (M) - Pt B

West Tamar (M) - Pt B

Break O'Day (M)

Dorset (M)

Labour force - None

4.8%

4.6%

4.3%

3.5%

3.9%

4.6%

3.6%

4.6%

4.3%

4.6%

3.9%

4.7%

4.1%

Forestry - None

3.1%

2.2%

15.6%

0.0%

0%

4.2%

0.0%

4.6%

6.5%

0.0%

0.0%

4.2%

8.1%

Labour force - 1-15 hours

13.0%

13.2%

12.4%

10.5%

11.2%

13.1%

11.6%

11.1%

12.6%

9.9%

9.9%

16.8%

13.0%

Forestry - 1-15 hours

0.0%

4.3%

6.7%

16.7%

0%

2.9%

7.8%

0.0%

0.0%

7.1%

9.2%

4.2%

8.1%

Labour force - 16-24 hours

11.2%

9.2%

9.8%

9.5%

9.9%

10.3%

9.8%

9.9%

9.4%

9.3%

9.2%

12.1%

9.4%

Forestry - 16-24 hours

6.1%

4.8%

0.0%

0.0%

0%

4.2%

0.0%

4.6%

5.3%

0.0%

9.2%

2.1%

0.0%

Labour force - 25-34 hours

8.8%

9.2%

11.0%

10.6%

12.3%

10.4%

8.3%

10.0%

10.3%

9.8%

11.0%

11.0%

9.1%

Forestry - 25-34 hours

9.2%

4.8%

0.0%

0.0%

0%

6.3%

0.0%

0.0%

7.1%

7.1%

4.6%

8.4%

0.0%

Labour force - 35-39 hours

15.6%

19.1%

19.2%

19.1%

17.0%

17.2%

13.2%

17.9%

13.6%

12.6%

15.9%

14.0%

15.9%

Forestry - 35-39 hours

30.6%

31.0%

20.0%

16.7%

0%

24.8%

16.9%

16.9%

18.9%

14.3%

21.5%

17.5%

8.1%

Labour force - 40 hours

17.8%

12.5%

16.9%

18.8%

18.4%

17.0%

19.0%

17.9%

16.2%

18.4%

19.5%

12.0%

14.6%

Forestry - 40 hours

17.3%

20.8%

13.3%

33.3%

0%

19.7%

15.6%

23.1%

17.2%

26.2%

13.8%

17.5%

24.3%

Labour force - 41-48 hours

12.0%

9.2%

10.5%

11.1%

9.9%

10.5%

10.0%

10.0%

10.1%

8.7%

10.3%

8.5%

9.1%

Forestry - 41-48 hours

6.1%

13.0%

17.8%

16.7%

0%

17.0%

18.2%

18.5%

14.8%

17.9%

18.5%

16.1%

8.1%

Labour force - 49 hours +

13.5%

19.7%

13.4%

14.4%

14.8%

14.4%

20.8%

15.5%

20.3%

23.1%

17.5%

18.1%

22.0%

Forestry - 49 hours +

24.5%

16.1%

20.0%

16.7%

0%

18.7%

37.7%

23.1%

23.7%

23.8%

23.1%

23.8%

35.1%

Labour force - Not stated

3.3%

3.3%

2.4%

2.3%

2.7%

2.4%

3.8%

3.0%

3.2%

3.5%

2.9%

2.8%

2.7%

Forestry - Not stated

3.1%

3.0%

6.7%

0.0%

0%

2.2%

3.9%

9.2%

6.5%

3.6%

0.0%

6.3%

8.1%

This is an image of a graph. Figure A1: Proportion of population with different types of educational qualification - forest industry and total population aged over 15 ? Statistical Local Areas, 2006. 

Figure A1: Proportion of population with different types of educational qualification - forest industry and total population aged over 15 – Statistical Local Areas, 2006

Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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