RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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Coorong District Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

412 people or 18.0% of the Coorong District 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
Coorong District Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)2,293100.0100.02,446100.0100.0-153
Males1,28155.951.91,37856.352.9-97
Females1,01044.048.11,06343.547.1-53
Age structure
15 - 24 years28012.214.130712.615.4-27
25 - 54 years1,27755.764.51,49261.065.7-215
55 - 64 years51022.216.844818.315.6+62
65 years and over2249.84.62028.33.3+22
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing91039.84.091837.63.9-8
Health care and social assistance2189.514.82289.313.6-10
Retail trade1938.510.72309.411.2-37
Top three occupations
Managers72231.512.681833.412.6-96
Labourers40417.611.140916.711.1-5
Technicians and trades workers2099.113.425010.214.1-41
Hours worked
Full time1,38160.258.31,49561.160.2-114
Part time86837.940.187735.937.9-9
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree2139.325.91958.022.1+18
Advanced diploma or diploma1998.710.61777.29.4+22
Certificate level66429.025.158724.023.6+77
No qualifications1,13649.535.71,37556.241.0-239
Individual Income
Less than $50060926.619.3--------
$500 -$1,7491,46163.764.6--------
$1,750 or more1586.914.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car1,36059.370.51,37056.069.1-10
Public Transport160.77.0110.46.7+5
Bicycle160.71.0120.51.0+4
Walked only1948.52.82279.33.2-33
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1938.423.21897.722.0+4
Speaks a language other than English at home743.215.4632.613.1+11
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016200.93.8--------

RDA Murraylands and Riverland

economic profile