RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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Southern Mallee District Council

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

211 people or 21.5% of the Southern Mallee District Council'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
Southern Mallee District Council20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)981100.0100.01,046100.0100.0-65
Males54155.151.959757.152.9-56
Females43744.548.145043.047.1-13
Age structure
15 - 24 years10811.014.111110.615.4-3
25 - 54 years56557.664.564661.865.7-81
55 - 64 years21622.016.819718.815.6+19
65 years and over969.84.6878.33.3+9
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing47847.94.047646.13.9+2
Health care and social assistance878.714.810710.413.6-20
Education and training696.98.6666.47.9+3
Top three occupations
Managers36136.812.643141.212.6-70
Labourers15816.111.113112.511.1+27
Technicians and trades workers979.913.41049.914.1-7
Hours worked
Full time60962.158.367764.760.2-68
Part time35536.240.134833.337.9+7
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree13013.325.910810.322.1+22
Advanced diploma or diploma818.310.6817.79.4--
Certificate level24725.225.126525.323.6-18
No qualifications49250.235.755152.741.0-59
Individual Income
Less than $50022522.919.3--------
$500 -$1,74966868.164.6--------
$1,750 or more848.614.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car60561.770.557755.269.1+28
Public Transport40.47.00--6.7+4
Bicycle50.51.090.91.0-4
Walked only889.02.8989.43.2-10
Other Characteristics
Born overseas12712.923.2868.222.0+41
Speaks a language other than English at home717.215.4292.813.1+42
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016505.13.8--------

RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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