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City of Mount Gambier

Resident workers - Key statistics

2,492 people or 21.5% of City of Mount Gambier'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
City of Mount Gambier20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)11,617100.0100.011,469100.0100.0+148
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,84815.914.11,89216.515.4-44
25 - 54 years7,28662.764.57,45765.065.7-171
55 - 64 years2,02117.416.81,73815.215.6+283
65 years and over4563.94.63853.43.3+71
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade1,66714.310.71,66614.511.2+1
Health care and social assistance1,60313.814.81,35211.813.6+251
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,68414.513.41,83416.014.1-150
Hours worked--------------
Full time6,85559.058.36,95460.660.2-99
Part time4,57139.340.14,32637.737.9+245
Bachelor or higher degree1,59613.725.91,41612.322.1+180
Advanced diploma or diploma8967.710.67396.49.4+157
Certificate level3,82432.925.13,41129.723.6+413
No qualifications4,99243.035.75,48647.841.0-494
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002,33620.119.3--------
$500 -$1,7498,01769.064.6--------
$1,750 or more1,0899.414.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport550.57.0630.56.7-8
Walked only2642.32.83202.83.2-56
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,1279.723.21,0839.422.0+44
Speaks a language other than English at home5825.015.44383.813.1+144
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161791.53.8--------

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