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District Council of Mount Barker

Local workers - Key statistics

In the District Council of Mount Barker 46.9% of the local workers are males and 53.1% 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 the District Council of Mount Barker 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, District Council of Mount Barker in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
District Council of Mount Barker20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)10,478100.0100.09,474100.0100.0+1,004
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,97118.814.11,79819.015.4+173
25 - 54 years6,22559.464.55,80361.365.8+422
55 - 64 years1,70616.316.81,49215.715.6+214
65 years and over5755.54.63794.03.3+196
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade1,63715.610.71,65817.511.2-21
Health care and social assistance1,40613.414.81,11711.813.6+289
Education and training1,05410.18.79089.68.0+146
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers1,45413.912.01,11611.810.5+338
Sales workers1,45413.99.61,28513.69.6+169
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,13149.058.24,89551.759.2+236
Part time5,15749.240.14,40346.537.1+754
Bachelor or higher degree2,13820.425.91,67917.722.1+459
Advanced diploma or diploma1,12010.710.61,01210.79.4+108
Certificate level2,92827.925.12,36024.923.6+568
No qualifications3,98438.035.84,09743.241.0-113
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002,77726.519.4--------
$500 -$1,7496,48461.964.7--------
$1,750 or more1,05510.114.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport1241.26.91211.36.7+3
Walked only2662.52.73343.53.2-68
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,69816.223.21,48615.722.0+212
Speaks a language other than English at home6446.115.54654.913.1+179
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162001.93.8--------

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