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Rural City of Murray Bridge

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,592 people or 18.8% of Rural City of Murray Bridge'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
Rural City of Murray Bridge20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)8,471100.0100.08,019100.0100.0+452
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,41216.714.11,36017.015.4+52
25 - 54 years5,25062.064.55,13964.165.7+111
55 - 64 years1,39216.416.81,20915.115.6+183
65 years and over4154.94.63194.03.3+96
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade1,08812.910.71,01412.611.2+74
Health care and social assistance99211.714.894711.813.6+45
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,13213.413.41,09013.614.1+42
Community and personal service workers1,01512.012.087110.910.5+144
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,01059.158.34,79059.760.2+220
Part time3,29738.940.13,01337.637.9+284
Bachelor or higher degree89110.525.97018.722.1+190
Advanced diploma or diploma7018.310.65216.59.4+180
Certificate level2,64531.225.12,26828.323.6+377
No qualifications3,90246.135.74,15851.941.0-256
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,84121.719.3--------
$500 -$1,7495,96970.564.6--------
$1,750 or more5516.514.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport580.77.0480.66.7+10
Walked only2873.42.83244.03.2-37
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,49217.623.21,10413.822.0+388
Speaks a language other than English at home1,06812.615.46347.913.1+434
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165216.23.8--------

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