District Council of Mount Barker

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

5,679 people or 34.7% of District Council of Mount Barker's resident workers (All industries) have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
District Council of Mount Barker20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)16,380100.0100.015,141100.0100.0+1,239
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,43814.914.12,24314.815.4+195
25 - 54 years10,42563.664.59,98265.965.7+443
55 - 64 years2,71716.616.82,39515.815.6+322
65 years and over8024.94.65203.43.3+282
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,20913.514.81,90212.613.6+307
Retail trade1,85011.310.71,84212.211.2+8
Education and training1,5079.28.61,2358.27.9+272
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers2,46415.013.42,32915.414.1+135
Hours worked
Full time9,22056.358.38,87158.660.2+349
Part time6,91242.240.16,05740.037.9+855
Bachelor or higher degree3,70622.625.93,00119.822.1+705
Advanced diploma or diploma1,97312.010.61,67211.09.4+301
Certificate level4,71128.825.14,01226.523.6+699
No qualifications5,53633.835.75,91839.141.0-382
Individual Income
Less than $5003,28920.119.3--------
$500 -$1,74910,41763.664.6--------
$1,750 or more2,43814.914.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport7664.77.06794.56.7+87
Walked only3111.92.83812.53.2-70
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2,54115.523.22,45216.222.0+89
Speaks a language other than English at home6994.315.45713.813.1+128
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162201.33.8--------

Mount Barker District Council

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