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District Council of Karoonda East Murray

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In District Council of Karoonda East Murray 57.5% of the local workers are males and 42.3% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the RDA Murraylands and Riverland vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. However this dataset is NOT available at the Local Government Area level, and had to be matched using a best fit of work destination zones (DZNs) to the current LGA boundaries. District Council of Karoonda East Murray is one area for which there is no good match of 2011 DZNs to 2016 LGA boundaries, so there is no reasonable data comparison between 2011 and 2016 for this area. 2011 data has been turned off and is currently unavailable for comparison for District Council of Karoonda East Murray.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
District Council of Karoonda East Murray2016
NameNumber%South Australia %
Local workers------
Total local workers (Census)471100.0100.0
Males27157.551.8
Females19942.348.2
Age structure------
15 - 24 years398.314.1
25 - 54 years26756.764.5
55 - 64 years10121.416.8
65 years and over5912.54.6
Top three industries------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing24652.14.0
Health care and social assistance4810.214.8
Education and training449.38.7
Top three occupations------
Managers21445.412.6
Labourers6012.711.1
Professionals5110.820.2
Hours worked------
Full time32669.258.2
Part time14230.140.1
Qualifications------
Bachelor or higher degree5511.725.9
Advanced diploma or diploma275.710.6
Certificate level11925.325.1
No qualifications24351.635.8
Individual Income------
Less than $50013328.219.4
$500 -$1,74930564.864.7
$1,750 or more367.614.5
Method of Travel to Work------
Car25053.170.7
Public Transport00.06.9
Bicycle00.01.0
Walked only316.62.7
Other Characteristics------
Born overseas245.123.2
Speaks a language other than English at home143.015.5
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201640.83.8

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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