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Limestone Coast region

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Limestone Coast region 52.5% of the local workers are males and 47.6% are female.

The local workers are 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 the Limestone Coast region vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

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, Limestone Coast 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.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Limestone Coast region20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)28,502100.0100.029,075100.0100.0-573
Males14,95352.551.815,53353.452.9-580
Females13,55647.648.213,54446.647.1+12
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4,07114.314.14,18014.415.4-109
25 - 54 years17,13160.164.518,42663.465.8-1,295
55 - 64 years5,33718.716.85,03217.315.6+305
65 years and over1,9897.04.61,4144.93.3+575
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing4,92117.34.04,87416.83.9+47
Retail trade3,47712.210.73,61312.511.2-136
Manufacturing3,42212.08.04,22914.610.6-807
Top three occupations--------------
Managers5,03717.712.65,55319.112.6-516
Labourers4,61016.211.14,58715.811.1+23
Technicians and trades workers3,59812.613.43,93613.514.1-338
Hours worked--------------
Full time16,74958.858.217,26459.459.2-515
Part time11,25739.540.111,23438.637.1+23
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,77613.225.93,36911.622.1+407
Advanced diploma or diploma2,3838.410.62,0367.09.4+347
Certificate level8,72330.625.17,82826.923.6+895
No qualifications12,68944.535.814,64450.441.0-1,955
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5006,11721.519.4--------
$500 -$1,74919,15167.264.7--------
$1,750 or more2,7359.614.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car21,02673.870.720,62170.969.2+405
Public Transport500.26.9730.36.7-23
Bicycle1280.41.01650.61.0-37
Walked only1,0473.72.71,2164.23.2-169
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,84310.023.22,6729.222.0+171
Speaks a language other than English at home1,4645.115.51,0073.513.1+457
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20166622.33.8--------

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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