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District Council of Loxton Waikerie

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,117 people or 22.4% of District Council of Loxton Waikerie'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
District Council of Loxton Waikerie20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)4,991100.0100.05,127100.0100.0-136
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years65613.114.168013.315.4-24
25 - 54 years2,93458.864.53,17061.865.7-236
55 - 64 years1,02220.516.81,00019.515.6+22
65 years and over3797.64.62805.53.3+99
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,19223.84.01,21823.83.9-26
Health care and social assistance63912.814.863312.313.6+6
Retail trade4819.610.752710.311.2-46
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers61312.313.459511.614.1+18
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,92058.558.33,04759.460.2-127
Part time1,97439.640.11,96938.437.9+5
Bachelor or higher degree62612.525.957911.322.1+47
Advanced diploma or diploma4919.810.63677.29.4+124
Certificate level1,44529.025.11,26524.723.6+180
No qualifications2,27245.535.72,70552.841.0-433
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,10822.219.3--------
$500 -$1,7493,36767.564.6--------
$1,750 or more4098.214.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport170.37.0260.56.7-9
Walked only2474.92.83226.33.2-75
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas4168.323.24208.222.0-4
Speaks a language other than English at home2474.915.42474.813.10
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016791.63.8--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).