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Rural City of Murray Bridge

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

1,592 people or 18.8% of the Rural City of Murray Bridge'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
Rural City of Murray Bridge20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)8,471100.0100.08,019100.0100.0+452
Males4,48753.051.94,37154.552.9+116
Females3,99047.148.13,64545.547.1+345
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,41216.714.11,36017.015.4+52
25 - 54 years5,25062.064.55,13964.165.7+111
55 - 64 years1,39216.416.81,20915.115.6+183
65 years and over4154.94.63194.03.3+96
Top three industries
Retail trade1,08812.910.71,01412.611.2+74
Manufacturing1,02512.18.01,25215.610.5-227
Health care and social assistance99211.714.894711.813.6+45
Top three occupations
Labourers2,05224.211.11,81322.611.1+239
Technicians and trades workers1,13213.413.41,09013.614.1+42
Community and personal service workers1,01512.012.087110.910.5+144
Hours worked
Full time5,01059.158.34,79059.760.2+220
Part time3,29738.940.13,01337.637.9+284
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree89110.525.97018.722.1+190
Advanced diploma or diploma7018.310.65216.59.4+180
Certificate level2,64531.225.12,26828.323.6+377
No qualifications3,90246.135.74,15851.941.0-256
Individual Income
Less than $5001,84121.719.3--------
$500 -$1,7495,96970.564.6--------
$1,750 or more5516.514.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car6,57477.670.56,00074.869.1+574
Public Transport580.77.0480.66.7+10
Bicycle330.41.0360.41.0-3
Walked only2873.42.83244.03.2-37
Other Characteristics
Born overseas1,49217.623.21,10413.822.0+388
Speaks a language other than English at home1,06812.615.46347.913.1+434
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165216.23.8--------

RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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