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Local workers - Key statistics

In Mid Murray Council 55.2% of the local workers are males and 44.8% of the local workers are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in Mid Murray Council vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
Mid Murray Council20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)4,142100.0100.04,544100.0100.0-402
Males2,28655.252.72,50655.153.3-220
Females1,85644.847.32,03844.946.7-182
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4129.915.253611.816.1-124
25 - 54 years2,47259.765.92,86863.168.0-396
55 - 64 years95823.115.793420.613.7+24
65 years and over3007.23.22064.52.3+94
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,09426.43.81,25627.64.7-162
Manufacturing4029.710.63427.512.9+60
Accommodation and food services3568.66.33748.25.8-18
Top three occupations--------------
Managers1,17228.312.71,26827.913.7-96
Labourers73817.811.082818.212.2-90
Technicians and trades workers51212.414.155812.314.1-46
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,46859.660.72,78061.262.6-312
Part time1,64439.738.01,66236.635.6-18
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4009.722.43527.718.9+48
Advanced diploma or diploma2846.99.52966.58.6-12
Certificate level1,07225.923.61,03422.822.2+38
No qualifications2,36457.140.82,63858.145.6-274
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5991,83844.430.3--------
$600 -$12491,78043.043.7--------
$1250 or more48411.724.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car2,42858.669.52,61657.668.4-188
Public Transport240.66.5180.46.3+6
Bicycle160.41.0240.51.2-8
Walked only3067.43.23988.83.6-92
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas46011.122.04109.020.1+50
Speaks a language other than English at home1142.813.0841.810.4+30
Arrived between 2006 and 2011621.54.7--------

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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