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Berri Barmera Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

1,011 people or 23.5% of the Berri Barmera Council area's resident workers (All industries) 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Berri Barmera Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 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--------

RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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