RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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Mid Murray Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

582 people or 17.7% of the Mid Murray 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
Mid Murray Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)3,283100.0100.03,259100.0100.0+24
Males1,81455.351.91,82556.052.9-11
Females1,47344.948.11,43944.247.1+34
Age structure
15 - 24 years37511.414.135911.015.4+16
25 - 54 years1,88557.464.51,97360.565.7-88
55 - 64 years77123.516.875523.215.6+16
65 years and over2527.74.61805.53.3+72
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing61518.84.062819.23.9-13
Retail trade3209.810.72939.011.2+27
Health care and social assistance3119.514.83019.213.6+10
Top three occupations
Managers63719.412.668821.112.6-51
Labourers62118.911.165120.011.1-30
Technicians and trades workers50715.413.451315.714.1-6
Hours worked
Full time1,84856.358.31,91958.960.2-71
Part time1,35741.340.11,28539.437.9+72
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree3169.625.92718.322.1+45
Advanced diploma or diploma2668.110.62156.69.4+51
Certificate level1,04331.825.195329.223.6+90
No qualifications1,52746.535.71,67951.541.0-152
Individual Income
Less than $50084625.819.3--------
$500 -$1,7492,11664.564.6--------
$1,750 or more2507.614.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car2,23468.070.52,16066.369.1+74
Public Transport280.97.0200.66.7+8
Bicycle100.31.090.31.0+1
Walked only1564.82.81785.53.2-22
Other Characteristics
Born overseas3149.623.234710.622.0-33
Speaks a language other than English at home822.515.4732.213.1+9
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016290.93.8--------

RDA Murraylands and Riverland

economic profile