Ports: job generation in the context of regional development

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Publication Type:
Information Sheet 56

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Department ID:
Infra 2251/2014

ISBN:
978-1-922205-91-9

ISSN:
1440-9593

Release Date:
September 2014

This paper presents recent evidence on jobs at Australian ports, based on ABS Census of Population and Housing data. It examines 17 major ports that are of national economic significance, based on the level of activity as measured by ship visits, throughput and the value of trade. It presents the number of jobs located at port precinct, the industry structure, median age, educational qualifications and skill mix of that employment.

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