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Southern Mallee District Council

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the Southern Mallee District Council 55.7% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 44.5% are female.

The local workers is 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 Southern Mallee District Council vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

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

Data source

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, the Southern Mallee District Council 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.
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Local workers key statistics - All industries
Southern Mallee District Council20162011change
Namenumber%. South Australianumber%. South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)990100.0100.01,083100.0100.0-93
Age structure
15 - 24 years10610.714.112811.815.4-22
25 - 54 years57357.964.564259.365.8-69
55 - 64 years22022.216.821720.015.6+3
65 years and over939.44.6968.93.3-3
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing48548.64.050447.03.9-19
Health care and social assistance949.414.812211.413.6-28
Retail trade656.510.7726.711.2-7
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers10010.113.41029.414.1-2
Hours worked
Full time62162.758.268363.159.2-62
Part time34534.840.136834.037.1-23
Bachelor or higher degree12712.825.910810.022.1+19
Advanced diploma or diploma808.110.6837.79.4-3
Certificate level25225.525.124422.523.6+8
No qualifications49750.235.859554.941.0-98
Individual Income
Less than $50022422.619.4--00--
$500 -$1,74965766.464.7--00--
$1,750 or more888.914.5--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport30.36.9006.7+3
Walked only858.62.7948.73.2-9
Other Characteristics
Born overseas13313.423.2847.822.0+49
Speaks a language other than English at home777.815.5252.313.1+52
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016636.43.8--00--

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