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Kingston District Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Kingston District Council area 51.9% of the local workers are males and 48.4% 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 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. However this dataset is NOT available at the Local Government Area level, and had to be matched using a best fit of work destination zones (DZNs) to the current LGA boundaries. Kingston District Council area is one area for which there is no good match of 2011 DZNs to 2016 LGA boundaries, so there is no reasonable data comparison between 2011 and 2016 for this area. 2011 data has been turned off and is currently unavailable for comparison for Kingston District Council area.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Kingston District Council area2016
NameNumber%South Australia %
Local workers------
Total local workers (Census)913100.0100.0
Age structure------
15 - 24 years10711.714.1
25 - 54 years48352.964.5
55 - 64 years22024.116.8
65 years and over11512.64.6
Top three industries------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing29031.34.0
Retail trade11812.710.7
Health care and social assistance9810.614.8
Top three occupations------
Technicians and trades workers9910.813.4
Hours worked------
Full time48252.858.2
Part time41245.140.1
Bachelor or higher degree11312.425.9
Advanced diploma or diploma9210.110.6
Certificate level28831.525.1
No qualifications38542.235.8
Individual Income------
Less than $50022324.419.4
$500 -$1,74955961.264.7
$1,750 or more12413.614.5
Method of Travel to Work------
Public Transport00.06.9
Walked only717.82.7
Other Characteristics------
Born overseas566.123.2
Speaks a language other than English at home171.915.5
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201640.43.8

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