Rural City of Murray Bridge

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Rural City of Murray Bridge

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,592 people or 18.8% of the Rural City of Murray Bridge'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

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Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Rural City of Murray Bridge2016
Namenumber%. % South Australia
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)8,471100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,41216.714.1
25 - 54 years5,25062.064.5
55 - 64 years1,39216.416.8
65 years and over4154.94.6
Top three industries
Retail trade1,08812.910.7
Health care and social assistance99211.714.8
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers1,13213.413.4
Community and personal service workers1,01512.012.0
Hours worked
Full time5,01059.158.3
Part time3,29738.940.1
Bachelor or higher degree89110.525.9
Advanced diploma or diploma7018.310.6
Certificate level2,64531.225.1
No qualifications3,90246.135.7
Individual Income
Less than $5001,84121.719.3
$500 -$1,7495,96970.564.6
$1,750 or more5516.514.7
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport580.77.0
Walked only2873.42.8
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,49217.623.2
Speaks a language other than English at home1,06812.615.4
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165216.23.8

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