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Mid Murray Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

582 people or 17.7% of Mid Murray 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
Mid Murray Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)3,283100.0100.03,259100.0100.0+24
Males1,81455.351.91,82556.052.9-11
Females1,47344.948.11,43944.247.1+34
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years37511.414.135911.015.4+16
25 - 54 years1,88557.464.51,97360.565.7-88
55 - 64 years77123.516.875523.215.6+16
65 years and over2527.74.61805.53.3+72
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing61518.84.062819.23.9-13
Retail trade3209.810.72939.011.2+27
Health care and social assistance3119.514.83019.213.6+10
Top three occupations--------------
Managers63719.412.668821.112.6-51
Labourers62118.911.165120.011.1-30
Technicians and trades workers50715.413.451315.714.1-6
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,84856.358.31,91958.960.2-71
Part time1,35741.340.11,28539.437.9+72
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3169.625.92718.322.1+45
Advanced diploma or diploma2668.110.62156.69.4+51
Certificate level1,04331.825.195329.223.6+90
No qualifications1,52746.535.71,67951.541.0-152
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50084625.819.3--------
$500 -$1,7492,11664.564.6--------
$1,750 or more2507.614.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car2,23468.070.52,16066.369.1+74
Public Transport280.97.0200.66.7+8
Bicycle100.31.090.31.0+1
Walked only1564.82.81785.53.2-22
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas3149.623.234710.622.0-33
Speaks a language other than English at home822.515.4732.213.1+9
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016290.93.8--------

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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