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Renmark Paringa Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Renmark Paringa Council area 55.1% of the local workers are males and 45.0% 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 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. To provide this detail, Renmark Paringa Council area in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Renmark Paringa Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)3,828100.0100.03,740100.0100.0+88
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years61516.114.161316.415.4+2
25 - 54 years2,27359.464.52,32962.365.8-56
55 - 64 years73119.116.864117.115.6+90
65 years and over2155.64.61584.23.3+57
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing78020.54.077320.63.9+7
Retail trade43511.410.746312.311.2-28
Accommodation and food services3679.66.73268.76.2+41
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers41310.813.439610.614.1+17
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,23458.458.22,15957.759.2+75
Part time1,50139.240.11,49139.937.1+10
Bachelor or higher degree41210.825.93509.422.1+62
Advanced diploma or diploma3268.510.62516.79.4+75
Certificate level1,05827.625.187823.523.6+180
No qualifications1,88349.235.82,07555.541.0-192
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50086722.619.4--------
$500 -$1,7492,61668.364.7--------
$1,750 or more2797.314.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport140.46.930.16.7+11
Walked only1754.62.71875.03.2-12
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas55414.523.250913.622.0+45
Speaks a language other than English at home58615.315.549913.313.1+87
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161704.43.8--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).