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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

972 people or 14.9% of Mid Murray Council's local labour force have a tertiary qualification .

The local labour force includes all employed people who are resident in the local area regardless of where they work. In other words, it is the people who live locally and therefore have the potential to work locally and is an important resource for the local economy. Their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Mid Murray Council20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers6,518100.0100.06,588100.0100.0-70
Males3,64055.852.93,68856.053.6-48
Females2,87844.247.12,90044.046.4-22
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years70810.915.478812.016.6-80
25 - 54 years3,93260.365.74,25664.667.6-324
55 - 64 years1,51823.315.61,26219.213.5+256
65 years and over3605.53.32824.32.3+78
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,25619.33.91,48622.64.6-230
Manufacturing79012.110.581412.412.8-24
Health care and social assistance6029.213.64767.212.5+126
Top three occupations--------------
Managers1,37621.112.61,48822.6---112
Labourers1,30220.011.11,39421.2---92
Technicians and trades workers1,02615.714.11,00215.2--+24
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger4,32066.369.44,09262.168.1+228
Public transport260.46.5380.66.3-12
Bicycle00.00.200.00.30
Walked only3565.53.24286.53.6-72
Hours worked--------------
Full time3,83458.860.23,97460.361.8-140
Part time2,27234.933.52,13432.431.7+138
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5488.422.14767.218.5+72
Advanced diploma or diploma4246.59.43485.38.4+76
Certificate level1,89829.123.61,61824.622.1+280
No qualifications3,35851.541.03,73656.746.0-378
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5992,76842.530.6--------
$600 to $1,2492,81443.243.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 6469.917.8--------
$2,000 or more 1602.56.7--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English1502.313.1921.410.7+58
Has broadband internet access at home4,51069.279.486613.140.2+3,644
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)2,16033.134.12,21033.533.6-50

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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