RDA Barossa-Gawler-Light-Adelaide Plains

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RDA BGLAP Region

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

8,405 people or 25.9% of RDA BGLAP Region'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

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
RDA BGLAP Region20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)32,428100.0100.031,173100.0100.0+1,255
Males17,02552.551.916,66253.552.9+363
Females15,39547.548.114,50146.547.1+894
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,54914.014.14,55514.615.4-6
25 - 54 years20,24662.464.520,55465.965.7-308
55 - 64 years6,03818.616.85,02216.115.6+1,016
65 years and over1,5804.94.61,0423.33.3+538
Top three industries
Manufacturing4,66414.48.05,54017.810.5-876
Health care and social assistance3,81511.814.83,49611.213.6+319
Retail trade3,28010.110.73,32310.711.2-43
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers5,05315.613.44,99716.014.1+56
Labourers4,76714.711.14,57614.711.1+191
Professionals4,53214.020.34,34613.919.6+186
Hours worked
Full time19,27359.458.319,10061.360.2+173
Part time12,64339.040.111,50936.937.9+1,134
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree4,85315.025.94,06113.022.1+792
Advanced diploma or diploma3,55211.010.62,9099.39.4+643
Certificate level10,09731.125.18,73728.023.6+1,360
No qualifications12,92139.835.714,26645.841.0-1,345
Individual Income
Less than $5006,30819.519.3--------
$500 -$1,74921,59466.664.6--------
$1,750 or more4,07412.614.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car24,25074.870.522,86873.469.1+1,382
Public Transport8892.77.08332.76.7+56
Bicycle820.31.01150.41.0-33
Walked only7892.42.89032.93.2-114
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4,55714.123.24,81315.422.0-256
Speaks a language other than English at home1,0013.115.49072.913.1+94
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163000.93.8--------

RDA Barossa-Gawler-Light-Adelaide Plains

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