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RDA BGLAP Region

Resident workers - Key statistics

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

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

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

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
RDA BGLAP Region20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 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--------------
Manufacturing4,66413.97.75,54017.510.3-876
Health care and social assistance3,81511.414.33,49611.013.4+319
Retail trade3,2809.810.33,32310.511.0-43
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--------

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

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