RDA Limestone Coast Region

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Limestone Coast region

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

6,268 people or 21.0% of the Limestone Coast 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
Limestone Coast region20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)29,903100.0100.030,180100.0100.0-277
Males16,08153.851.916,45354.552.9-372
Females13,81946.248.113,73645.547.1+83
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,18914.014.14,31714.315.4-128
25 - 54 years18,05760.464.519,15563.565.7-1,098
55 - 64 years5,62618.816.85,22517.315.6+401
65 years and over2,0506.94.61,5005.03.3+550
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing5,29617.74.05,19917.23.9+97
Manufacturing3,44411.58.04,21914.010.5-775
Retail trade3,43311.510.73,59611.911.2-163
Top three occupations
Managers5,17517.312.65,66818.812.6-493
Labourers4,97716.611.14,88116.211.1+96
Technicians and trades workers4,07813.613.44,35414.414.1-276
Hours worked
Full time17,58558.858.317,91459.460.2-329
Part time11,76939.440.111,65938.637.9+110
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree3,79812.725.93,36911.222.1+429
Advanced diploma or diploma2,4708.310.62,0556.89.4+415
Certificate level9,32131.225.18,34227.623.6+979
No qualifications13,32644.635.715,16650.341.0-1,840
Individual Income
Less than $5006,41421.419.3--------
$500 -$1,74920,00266.964.6--------
$1,750 or more2,9759.914.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car22,05473.870.521,34170.769.1+713
Public Transport910.37.01260.46.7-35
Bicycle1320.41.01960.61.0-64
Walked only1,0483.52.81,2814.23.2-233
Other Characteristics
Born overseas2,9519.923.22,7489.122.0+203
Speaks a language other than English at home1,4845.015.41,0173.413.1+467
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20166952.33.8--------

RDA Limestone Coast Region

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