RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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Rural City of Murray Bridge

Characteristics of the unemployed

8.7% of the resident workforce of the Rural City of Murray Bridge were unemployed in 2011, compared to 7.5% in South Australia.

The local unemployed resident includes all people who are residents in the local area who are looking for part-time or full-time work. This 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.

For an overview of unemployment levels and trends in the Rural City of Murray Bridge go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2011 – by usual residence

Current area:
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Resident workers key statistics
Rural City of Murray Bridge20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons810100.0100.0625100.0100.0+185
Males44154.456.532952.652.9+112
Females37045.743.529547.247.1+75
Unemployment rate--8.77.5--7.294.3+1.5%
Age structure
15 - 24 years26933.234.319931.82.2+70
25 - 54 years43954.252.936758.73.3+72
55 - 64 years10112.511.6569.00.6+45
65 years and over91.11.381.30.1+1
Looking for
Full-time work54967.858.642968.63.7+120
Part-time work26332.541.420232.32.4+61
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree404.915.691.40.8+31
Advanced diploma or diploma303.76.5284.50.3+2
Certificate level20625.423.016526.41.3+41
No qualifications49360.951.739262.73.5+101
Highest level of schooling
Year 1226632.850.715224.32.7+114
Year 1119323.820.313822.11.3+55
Under Year 1032339.926.431650.61.9+7
Education institute attending
Not Attending66482.070.751382.14.4+151
University253.111.2132.10.6+12
TAFE516.36.6335.30.4+18
Other172.12.2142.20.1+3
Secondary school445.48.1406.40.4+4
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences40.51.80--0.1+4
Information Technology60.72.130.50.1+3
Engineering and Related Technologies475.88.2416.60.4+6
Architecture and Building131.62.671.10.2+6
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies131.61.3182.90.1-5
Health232.83.3111.80.2+12
Education121.51.950.80.1+7
Management and Commerce739.010.4609.60.6+13
Society and Culture637.87.6345.40.4+29
Creative Arts121.52.230.50.1+9
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services273.33.6152.40.2+12
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home10813.324.1365.81.2+72
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016668.110.8--------
Has internet access at home65981.485.345773.14.8+202
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)23128.528.019330.91.7+38

RDA Murraylands and Riverland

economic profile