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Southern Mallee District Council

Resident workers - Key statistics

211 people or 21.5% of Southern Mallee District Council'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
Southern Mallee District Council20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)981100.0100.01,046100.0100.0-65
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years10811.014.111110.615.4-3
25 - 54 years56557.664.564661.865.7-81
55 - 64 years21622.016.819718.815.6+19
65 years and over969.84.6878.33.3+9
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing47847.94.047646.13.9+2
Health care and social assistance878.714.810710.413.6-20
Education and training696.98.6666.47.9+3
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers979.913.41049.914.1-7
Hours worked--------------
Full time60962.158.367764.760.2-68
Part time35536.240.134833.337.9+7
Bachelor or higher degree13013.325.910810.322.1+22
Advanced diploma or diploma818.310.6817.79.40
Certificate level24725.225.126525.323.6-18
No qualifications49250.235.755152.741.0-59
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50022522.919.3--------
$500 -$1,74966868.164.6--------
$1,750 or more848.614.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport40.
Walked only889.02.8989.43.2-10
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas12712.923.2868.222.0+41
Speaks a language other than English at home717.215.4292.813.1+42
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016505.13.8--------

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