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District Council of Loxton Waikerie

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

1,117 people or 22.4% of the District Council of Loxton Waikerie'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
District Council of Loxton Waikerie20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)4,991100.0100.05,127100.0100.0-136
Males2,65653.251.92,77854.252.9-122
Females2,33646.848.12,34845.847.1-12
Age structure
15 - 24 years65613.114.168013.315.4-24
25 - 54 years2,93458.864.53,17061.865.7-236
55 - 64 years1,02220.516.81,00019.515.6+22
65 years and over3797.64.62805.53.3+99
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,19223.84.01,21823.83.9-26
Health care and social assistance63912.814.863312.313.6+6
Retail trade4819.610.752710.311.2-46
Top three occupations
Managers1,00120.112.61,09321.312.6-92
Labourers90418.111.11,01519.811.1-111
Technicians and trades workers61312.313.459511.614.1+18
Hours worked
Full time2,92058.558.33,04759.460.2-127
Part time1,97439.640.11,96938.437.9+5
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree62612.525.957911.322.1+47
Advanced diploma or diploma4919.810.63677.29.4+124
Certificate level1,44529.025.11,26524.723.6+180
No qualifications2,27245.535.72,70552.841.0-433
Individual Income
Less than $5001,10822.219.3--------
$500 -$1,7493,36767.564.6--------
$1,750 or more4098.214.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car3,59872.170.53,60270.369.1-4
Public Transport170.37.0260.56.7-9
Bicycle180.41.0220.41.0-4
Walked only2474.92.83226.33.2-75
Other Characteristics
Born overseas4168.323.24208.222.0-4
Speaks a language other than English at home2474.915.42474.813.1--
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016791.63.8--------

RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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