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                                KING ISLAND
POPULATION

POPULATION

                              Male      Female       Total                     Tas Total
                                870       768          1,638                    475,605
% OF TASMANIA                   0.2%      0.2%         0.3%


POPULATION CHANGE

                                1981      1986         1991          1996         2001         2006
Number                          2,592     1,996        1,758         1,799        1,687        1,638
%                                        -23.0%       -11.9%         2.3%         -6.2%        -2.9%


POPULATION BY AGE

                                                     % of Tas (in same age group)
                                        % of Total              Tas age distribution
            0-4                 90        5.5%         0.3%        6.0%
            5-14                200       12.2%        0.3%        13.7%
           15-19                71        4.3%         0.2%        6.9%
           20-24                101       6.2%         0.4%        6.1%
           25-34                194       11.8%        0.3%        12.4%
           35-44                248       15.1%        0.4%        14.0%
           45-54                248       15.1%        0.4%        14.7%
           55-59                138       8.4%         0.4%        6.9%
           60-64                84        5.1%         0.3%        5.4%
           65-69                93        5.7%         0.4%        4.4%
            70+                 171       10.4%        0.3%        10.6%
         Median Age             41                                  39


ETHNIC PROFILE

                              No.       % of Pop in LGA           % of Pop in Tas
        Australian Born         1,347     82.2%                     83.3%
   O/S Born (UK Ireland,NZ)      112       6.8%                      5.8%
        O/s Born (Other)          90       5.5%                      4.8%
Speaks language other
than English at home             43       2.6%                       3.5%
      Indigenous People
             Male                25       1.5%                       3.6%
            Female               18       1.1%                       3.5%
            Persons              43       2.6%                       3.5%




DEEWR                                                          Labour Economics Office - Tasmania, February 2008
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LABOUR MARKET


LABOUR FORCE STATUS

                                                                             % of Tas
                                   1991      1996        2001      2006        2006
Employed FT                         597       634         638       655        0.5%
Employed PT                         220       253         242       241        0.4%
Emp.(Not Stated FT/PT)              37        30          32         20        0.4%
Employed total                      854       917         912       916        0.4%
Unemployed                          69        33           40        18        0.1%
Labour force status not stated       15        18          37        67        0.3%
Unemployment Rate (%)              7.5%      3.5%        4.2%      1.9%        6.5%       (Tas rate)
Total Labour Force                  923       950         952       934        0.4%
Not In Labour Force                 344       394         358       350        0.2%
Total Civilian Pop'n 15+           1,282     1,362       1,347     1,351       0.4%
Participation rate (%)             72.0%     69.8%       70.7%     69.1%       57.3%      (Tas rate)


NB: Participation rate and Unemployment rate have been calculated using Census Data.
They may be different to monthly Labour Force Survey data due to different definitions
used in the Census.

LABOUR FORCE STATUS BY GENDER

                                 Males     Females      Male %   Female %
Employed FT                        430        225        65.6%     34.4%
Employed PT                         82        159        34.0%     66.0%
Emp.(Not Stated FT/PT)              11         9         55.0%     45.0%
Employed total                     523        393        57.1%     42.9%
Unemployed                           6         12        33.3%     66.7%
Labour force status not stated      50         17        74.6%     25.4%
Unemployment Rate (%)              1.1%      3.0%
Total Labour Force                  529       405        56.6%     43.4%
Not In Labour Force                 153       197        43.7%     56.3%
Total Civilian Pop'n 15+           732        619        54.2%     45.8%
Participation rate (%)            72.3%      65.4%

LABOUR FORCE STATUS BY AGE

                                             15-19       20-34     35-54         55+
Employed total                                40          228       427          221
Unemployed                                     3           6         6            3
Labour force status not stated                 0           16        16           35
Unemployment Rate (%)                        7.0%        2.6%      1.4%         1.3%
Total Labour Force                            43          234       433          224
Not In Labour Force                           31           40        45          234
Total Civilian Pop'n 15+                      74          290       494          493
Participation Rate (%)                       58.1%       80.7%     87.7%        45.4%




DEEWR                                                        Labour Economics Office - Tasmania, February 2008
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UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ESTIMATES (SALM)

Unemployment Rate (%)                          Jun-02        Jun-03         Jun-04        Jun-05        Jun-06    Jun 07
Tasmania                                       8.0%          7.6%           6.3%          5.7%          6.1%       4.5%
King Island                                    1.9%          2.3%           1.7%          1.3%          2.2%       1.4%

NOTE: The Unemployment Rate estimates above are from the DEEWR publication
"Small Area Labour Markets" and are not directly comparable with the official
Labour Force Survey figures in common use.




EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY

                                                                                                %
                                                                                                King
                                                                                       % Change Island           % of Tas
                                               1996          2001           2006       2001-2006 2006            total 2006
Agric,Forestry & Fishing                        278           268            269          0.4%    29.4%             2.3%
Mining                                           0             0              0           N/A      0.0%             0.0%
Manufacturing                                   158           169            193         14.2%    21.1%             0.9%
Electricity, gas &water supply                   6            14              6         -57.1%     0.7%             0.3%
Construction                                    37            51             36         -29.4%     3.9%             0.3%
Wholesale Trade                                 26            43             37         -14.0%     4.0%             0.5%
Retail Trade                                    76            83             77          -7.2%     8.4%             0.3%
Accomm, Cafes & Restrnts                        54            47             34         -27.7%     3.7%             0.3%
Transport & Storage                             38            27             39          44.4%     4.3%             0.4%
Communication Services                          10             6              3         -50.0%     0.3%             0.1%
Finance & Insurance                              7             6              4         -33.3%     0.4%             0.1%
Property & Business Svices                      15            31             22         -29.0%     2.4%             0.1%
Govt Admin & Defence                            37            31             46          48.4%     5.0%             0.3%
Education                                       46            52             46         -11.5%     5.0%             0.3%
Health & Community Srvices                      57            55             54          -1.8%     5.9%             0.2%
Cultural & Recreational Svices                   3             6              6           0.0%     0.7%             0.1%
Personal & Other Services                       17            18             12         -33.3%     1.3%             0.2%
Non-Class. Economic Units*                       8            15             13         -13.3%     1.4%             0.5%
Not Stated                                      38            15             19          26.7%     2.1%             0.7%
TOTAL                                           911           937            916         -2.2%    100.0%            0.4%
* Non - Classifiable Economic Units is a classification used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
where it is clear that the person is employed in an industry but it is not possible to establish what the
industry is.




DEEWR                                                                              Labour Economics Office - Tasmania, February 2008
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EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY BY AGE

                                      15-19   20-24     25-34         35-54         55+         Total
Agric,Forestry & Fishing               14      22        48            111           76          271
Mining                                  0       0         0             0            0            0
Manufacturing                           5      33        38            86            31          193
Electricity, gas &water supply          0       0         4             0            0            4
Construction                            0       0        11            16            8            35
Wholesale Trade                         3       3         7            22            6            41
Retail Trade                            0       9         8            40            17           74
Accomm, Cafes & Restrnts                8       0         0            10            0            18
Transport & Storage                     0       3         6            27            12           48
Communication Services                  0       0         0             0            0            0
Finance & Insurance                     0       0         0             0            0            0
Property & Business Svices              0       0         0            15            12           27
Govt Admin & Defence                    0       0         6            28            14           48
Education                               0       0         9            26            12           47
Health & Community Srvices              0       3         7            32            13           55
Cultural & Recreational Svices          3       0         0             0            3            6
Personal & Other Services               0       6         0             3            3            12
Non-Class. Economic Units               3       0         4             6            6            19
Not Stated                              0       0         3             3            7            13
TOTAL                                  36      79        151           425          220          911




EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION


                                                                   % Change % of total % of total
                                      1996    2001      2006       2001-2006 2006      Tas
Managers & administrators              215     226       210         -7.1%    22.9%      1.2%
Professionals                          78      75        89          18.7%    9.7%       0.3%
Assoc Professionals                    69      79        56         -29.1%    6.1%       0.2%
Tradespersons & Related workers        106     108       106         -1.9%    11.6%      0.4%
Advanced clerical & service workers    18      17        16          -5.9%    1.7%       0.3%
Intermediate clercl & service wkrs     81      75        71          -5.3%    7.7%       0.2%
Intermed. Prod'n & Transport Wkrs      98      84        74         -11.9%    8.1%       0.4%
Elemnt'y Clercl, Sales & Svce Wkrs     42      35        42          20.0%    4.6%       0.2%
Labourers & Related workers            173     193       234         21.2%    25.5%      1.2%
Inadequately described                 13       9         7         -22.2%    0.8%       0.5%
Not Stated                             17       6        12         100.0%    1.3%       0.7%
TOTAL                                  910     907       917          1.1%   100.0%      0.4%




DEEWR                                                           Labour Economics Office - Tasmania, February 2008
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EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION BY GENDER

                                                                                   % of total % of total
                                                Male       Female     % Female      Males     Females
Managers & administrators                       147          63         30.0%        16.0%      6.9%
Professionals                                    29          60         67.4%        3.2%       6.5%
Assoc Professionals                              26          30         53.6%        2.8%       3.3%
Tradespersons & Related workers                  93          13         12.3%        10.1%      1.4%
Advanced clerical & service workers              0           16        100.0%        0.0%       1.7%
Intermediate clercl & service wkrs               6           65         91.5%        0.7%       7.1%
Inermediate Prod'n & Transport Wkrs              69           5         6.8%         7.5%       0.5%
Element'y Clercl, Sales & Service Wkrs           4           38         90.5%        0.4%       4.1%
Labourers & Related workers                     136          98         41.9%        14.8%      10.7%
Inadequately described                           7            0         0.0%         0.8%       0.0%
Not Stated                                       7            5         41.7%        0.8%       0.5%
TOTAL                                           524          393        42.9%        57.1%      42.9%



EMPLOYMENT BY SECTOR

                                                                                   % of Total
                                         Male   Female     Total                     2006
Commonwealth Government                   3        4         7                        0.8%
State/Territory Government                14      47        61                        6.7%
Local Government                          20       8         28                       3.1%
Total public sector                       37      59        96                       10.5%
Private Sector                           478      324       802                      87.5%
Not stated                                9       10        19                       2.1%
TOTAL*                                   524      393       917                     100.0%

* Total is slightly different from totals in other relevant tables due to uncertainties
with the "Not Stated" category.




DEEWR                                                              Labour Economics Office - Tasmania, February 2008
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METHOD OF TRAVEL TO WORK

Employed persons
                                 Males   Females    Persons     % of Total
One method only:
   Train                           0        0          0           0.0%
   Bus                             5        3          8           0.9%
   Ferry                           3        0          3           0.3%
   Tram(a)                         0        0          0           0.0%
   Taxi                            0        0          0           0.0%
   Car, as driver                 273      205        478         52.1%
   Car, as passenger              36       19         55          6.0%
   Truck                          24        4         28          3.1%
   Motorbike/motor scooter        16        0         16          1.7%
   Bicycle                         6        0          6           0.7%
   Other                           6        0          6           0.7%
   Walked only                    48       45         93          10.1%
   Total                          417      276        693         75.6%
Two methods:
   Train and Bus                   0        0          0          0.0%
   Train and other (excluding
bus)                               0        0          0          0.0%
   Bus and other (excluding
train)                             0        0          0          0.0%
   Other two methods               4        0          4          0.4%
   Total                           4        0          4          0.4%
Three methods:

   Train and other two methods     0        0          0          0.0%
   Bus and other two methods
(excluding train)                 0        0           0          0.0%
   Other three methods            0        0           0          0.0%
   Total                          0        0           0          0.0%
Worked at home                    59       45         104         11.3%
Did not go to work                38       61         99          10.8%
Not stated                        6        11         17          1.9%

Total                             524      393        917        100.0%

(a) Includes light rail.




DEEWR                                                       Labour Economics Office - Tasmania, February 2008
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                                          EDUCATION & TRAINING


QUALIFICATION BY LEVEL

Persons aged 15 and over: 2006                                                    % Change % of total % of total
                                                                                             King
                                             1996          2001        2006       2001-2006 Island Tas (2006)
Postgraduate Degree                            3             9           9            0.0%    0.7%      0.2%
Grad. Dip. & Grad. Certificate                 11            14          11         -21.4%    0.8%      0.3%
Bachelor Degree                                57            74          96          29.7%    7.1%      0.4%
Advanced Diploma and Diploma                  90            64          83           29.7%   6.1%       0.5%
Certificate                                   210           247         292          18.2%   21.6%      0.6%
Not stated(b)                                 135           160         178          11.3%   13.2%      1.7%
Not applicable(c)                             856           779         682         -12.5%   50.5%      0.3%
Total                                        1,362         1,347       1,351         0.3%   100.0%      0.4%

(b) Includes 'Inadequately described'.
(c) Includes persons who do not have a qualification and persons who have a qualification
out of scope of the Australian Standard Classification of Education.


HIGHEST QUALIFICATION BY FIELD OF STUDY


                                                                                  % change % of total
                                             1996          2001        2006       2001-2006
Natural and Physical Sciences                 13             8          10          25.0%    1.5%
Information Technology                         3             3           6         100.0%    0.9%

Engineering and Related Technologies          107           136         149           9.6%        22.3%
Architecture and Building                     41            40          39           -2.5%        5.8%
Agriculture, Environmental & Related
Studies                                        42            40          44          10.0%        6.6%
Health                                         53            48          56          16.7%        8.4%
Education                                      62            59          62          5.1%         9.3%
Management and Commerce                        45            41          69          68.3%        10.3%
Society and Culture                            12            21          33          57.1%        4.9%
Creative Arts                                  8             6           11          83.3%        1.6%

Food, Hospitality and Personal Services        35            40          48          20.0%         7.2%
Mixed Field Programmes                         0             0           0            N/A          0.0%

Field of Study inadequately described          0             7           4          -42.9%        0.6%
Not stated                                    84            118         138          16.9%       20.6%
Total                                         505           567         669          18.0%       100.0%

Excludes schooling up to Year 12.




DEEWR                                                                          Labour Economics Office - Tasmania, February 2008
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ATTENDANCE AT EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

                                                                            % Change % of Tas
                                 1991      1996      2001         2006      2001-2006 2006
Pre-School                        19         13        22           14        -36.4%   0.3%
Primary (Govt)                    214       194       154          134        -13.0%   0.4%
Primary (Non-Govt)                 0         3         3            3           0.0%   0.0%
Secondary (Govt)                  73        93        95           69         -27.4%   0.4%
Secondary (Non-Govt)               0         3         0            3           N/A    0.0%
TAFE - full-time                   0         3         3            0        -100.0%   0.0%
TAFE - part-time                  15        17        17           22          29.4%   0.3%
University - full-time             3         3         6            3         -50.0%   0.0%
University - part-time             3         9        18            6         -66.7%   0.1%
Other Ed'n Institutions            7         6         0            9           N/A    0.4%




INCOME AND HOUSING


WEEKLY INDIVIDUAL INCOME

                                            % Of
                                         King
                               No. of    Island
           $ Per Week          people    Popn 2006
Negative/Nil income                83       5.1%
$1-$149                            47       2.9%
$150-$249                         171      10.4%
$250-$399                         177      10.8%
$400-$599                         283      17.3%
$600-$799                         186      11.4%
$800-$999                         112       6.8%
$1,000-$1,299                     106       6.5%
$1,300-$1,599                      47       2.9%
$1,600-$1,999                      16       1.0%
$2,000 or more                     26       1.6%

Individual income not stated      98       6.0%

Total                            1,352    82.5%




DEEWR                                                       Labour Economics Office - Tasmania, February 2008
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TENURE & LANDLORD TYPE

                                                        Semi-detached,
                                                         row or terrace
                                           Separate            house,     Flat,unit or    Other
                                            house         townhouse       apartment      dwelling Not stated        Total
Fully owned                                  277                 0             0            4          0             281
Being purchased or rent/buy                  145                 4             0            0          0             149
         Rented:
Real Estate agent                              32                0             0             0            0          32
State/Terr. Housing Authority                   11               0             0             0            0          11
Other landlord type                            114               0             0             4            0          118
Landlord type not stated                       26                0             0             0            0          26
Total                                          183               0             0             4            0          187
Other Tenure Type (c)                           8                0             0             0            0           8
Not Stated (a)                                 18                0             0             0            0          18
Total                                          631               4             0             8            0          643

(a) Includes rented dwellings where the landlord type was not stated.
(b) Includes dwellings being occupied rent-free and dwellings being occupied under a life tenure scheme.
(c) Includes dwellings where the tenure type was not stated.




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DEEWR                                                                               Labour Economics Office - Tasmania, February 2008

				
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