City of Mount Gambier

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City of Mount Gambier

Resident workers - Key statistics

2,492 people or 21.5% of the City of Mount Gambier's resident workers 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.

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Data source

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

Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Mount Gambier2016
Namenumber%. % South Australia
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)11,617100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,84815.914.1
25 - 54 years7,28662.764.5
55 - 64 years2,02117.416.8
65 years and over4563.94.6
Top three industries
Retail trade1,66714.310.7
Health care and social assistance1,60313.814.8
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers1,68414.513.4
Hours worked
Full time6,85559.058.3
Part time4,57139.340.1
Bachelor or higher degree1,59613.725.9
Advanced diploma or diploma8967.710.6
Certificate level3,82432.925.1
No qualifications4,99243.035.7
Individual Income
Less than $5002,33620.119.3
$500 -$1,7498,01769.064.6
$1,750 or more1,0899.414.7
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport550.57.0
Walked only2642.32.8
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,1279.723.2
Speaks a language other than English at home5825.015.4
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161791.53.8

City of Mount Gambier

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