RDA Barossa-Gawler-Light-Adelaide Plains

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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In RDA BGLAP Region 50.3% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 49.7% are female.

The local workers is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in RDA BGLAP Region vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers 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.

Data source

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, RDA BGLAP Region 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.
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Local workers key statistics - All industries
RDA BGLAP Region20162011change
Namenumber%. South Australianumber%. South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)23,387100.0100.021,498100.0100.0+1,889
Age structure
15 - 24 years3,51315.014.13,32015.415.4+193
25 - 54 years14,40061.664.513,72963.965.8+671
55 - 64 years4,16017.816.83,57416.615.6+586
65 years and over1,3245.74.68804.13.3+444
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance2,60911.114.82,33510.913.6+274
Retail trade2,57011.010.72,49911.611.2+71
Top three occupations
Hours worked
Full time13,04655.858.212,29057.259.2+756
Part time9,96742.640.18,80040.937.1+1,167
Bachelor or higher degree4,05017.325.93,25815.222.1+792
Advanced diploma or diploma2,35810.110.61,8168.49.4+542
Certificate level6,62128.325.15,48625.523.6+1,135
No qualifications9,58741.035.810,09947.041.0-512
Individual Income
Less than $5005,20122.219.4--00--
$500 -$1,74915,32665.564.7--00--
$1,750 or more2,45810.514.5--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1360.66.91270.66.7+9
Walked only7253.12.78393.93.2-114
Other Characteristics
Born overseas3,60015.423.23,16514.722.0+435
Speaks a language other than English at home1,5136.515.59404.413.1+573
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20164672.03.8--00--

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