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Local workers - Key statistics

In Mid Murray Council 55.0% of the local workers are males and 45.0% 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 Council20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,352100.0100.0--------
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years28212.014.1--------
25 - 54 years1,29054.864.5--------
55 - 64 years56023.816.8--------
65 years and over2209.44.6--------
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing61725.37.8--------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing61725.37.8--------
Retail trade2018.210.4--------
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers27811.813.4--------
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,28854.858.2--------
Part time1,01243.040.1--------
Bachelor or higher degree26511.325.9--------
Advanced diploma or diploma2129.010.6--------
Certificate level67228.625.1--------
No qualifications1,12547.835.8--------
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50065427.819.4--------
$500 -$1,7491,48463.164.7--------
$1,750 or more1556.614.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport120.56.9--------
Walked only1456.22.7--------
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas25110.723.2--------
Speaks a language other than English at home994.215.5--------
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016351.53.8--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.