RDA Limestone Coast Region

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Limestone Coast region

Resident workers - Key statistics - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

327 people or 42.3% of the Limestone Coast region's resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) 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 - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
Limestone Coast region20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)773100.0100.0698100.0100.0+75
Males31741.054.130043.053.4+17
Females45458.745.940858.546.6+46
Age structure
15 - 24 years9312.07.8639.09.1+30
25 - 54 years48062.171.247568.171.1+5
55 - 64 years13016.815.212618.115.3+4
65 years and over587.55.9608.64.4-2
Top three occupations
Professionals31440.652.630744.052.0+7
Clerical and administrative workers22529.120.524735.423.8-22
Technicians and trades workers13217.511.38312.010.3+49
Hours worked
Full time45659.066.641759.767.9+39
Part time30639.632.830043.031.4+6
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree24331.453.024535.149.5-2
Advanced diploma or diploma8410.912.58311.912.6+1
Certificate level20226.113.914620.912.9+56
No qualifications21327.618.419628.122.2+17
Individual Income
Less than $50012115.712.5--------
$500 -$1,74950565.360.3--------
$1,750 or more10713.826.5--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car58675.859.451573.860.8+71
Public Transport0013.10--12.9--
Bicycle001.90--1.7--
Walked only162.12.9233.33.3-7
Other Characteristics
Born overseas628.025.5618.724.5+1
Speaks a language other than English at home263.416.7213.013.9+5
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201660.84.3--------

RDA Limestone Coast Region

economic profile