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Berri Barmera Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,011 people or 23.5% of Berri Barmera Council area'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
Berri Barmera Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)4,311100.0100.04,318100.0100.0-7
Males2,23151.851.92,26352.452.9-32
Females2,08248.348.12,05847.747.1+24
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years58413.514.157113.215.4+13
25 - 54 years2,57359.764.52,76464.065.7-191
55 - 64 years90220.916.880218.615.6+100
65 years and over2616.14.61774.13.3+84
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance60714.114.860013.913.6+7
Manufacturing52512.28.051812.010.5+7
Agriculture, forestry and fishing49211.44.051311.93.9-21
Top three occupations--------------
Labourers78818.311.179718.511.1-9
Managers61114.212.665015.112.6-39
Professionals60214.020.358713.619.6+15
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,57359.758.32,54759.060.2+26
Part time1,65338.340.11,67038.737.9-17
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree61214.225.952712.222.1+85
Advanced diploma or diploma3999.310.63427.99.4+57
Certificate level1,23328.625.11,09825.423.6+135
No qualifications1,89644.035.72,17150.341.0-275
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50086620.119.3--------
$500 -$1,7493,01670.064.6--------
$1,750 or more3658.514.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car3,29976.570.53,21174.469.1+88
Public Transport210.57.0280.66.7-7
Bicycle140.31.080.21.0+6
Walked only2014.72.82315.33.2-30
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas50811.823.250711.722.0+1
Speaks a language other than English at home42910.015.44119.513.1+18
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016882.03.8--------

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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