RDA Limestone Coast Region

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Limestone Coast region

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

In the Limestone Coast region 41.1% of the local workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) are males and 58.2% 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 the Limestone Coast 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, the 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.
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Local workers key statistics - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
Limestone Coast region20162011change
Namenumber%. South Australianumber%. South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)722100.0100.0665100.0100.0+57
Males29741.153.827341.153.3+24
Females42058.246.238758.246.7+33
Age structure
15 - 24 years9212.77.8548.19.1+38
25 - 54 years44761.971.244266.571.2+5
55 - 64 years13218.315.211317.015.3+19
65 years and over557.65.9446.64.4+11
Top three occupations
Professionals30542.252.829143.852.0+14
Clerical and administrative workers20929.520.721532.323.8-6
Technicians and trades workers11716.511.28312.510.3+34
Hours worked
Full time43960.866.538557.967.5+54
Part time26937.332.924036.131.1+29
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree23933.153.223535.349.6+4
Advanced diploma or diploma8211.612.57210.812.5+10
Certificate level18826.513.712418.612.8+64
No qualifications20428.318.418728.122.1+17
Individual Income
Less than $50010815.012.5--00--
$500 -$1,74948967.760.6--00--
$1,750 or more8611.926.1--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Car55176.359.748172.360.9+70
Public Transport0013.00012.9--
Bicycle001.9001.7--
Walked only172.42.8111.73.2+6
Other Characteristics
Born overseas618.425.5426.324.5+19
Speaks a language other than English at home192.616.7213.214.0-2
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201640.64.3--00--

RDA Limestone Coast Region

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