RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula RegionEconomic profile
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RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region

Resident workers - Key statistics

5,363 people or 22.5% of the RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region's resident workers 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.

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

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)23,878100.0100.025,310100.0100.0-1,432
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,16313.214.13,76514.915.4-602
25 - 54 years15,19063.664.516,60465.665.7-1,414
55 - 64 years4,33518.216.83,99315.815.6+342
65 years and over1,1694.94.69443.73.3+225
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing3,25313.74.03,38613.43.9-133
Health care and social assistance2,92012.314.82,99111.813.6-71
Retail trade2,52010.610.72,71510.711.2-195
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers3,61515.113.43,98315.714.1-368
Hours worked--------------
Full time13,88758.258.315,39660.860.2-1,509
Part time9,48239.740.19,31436.837.9+168
Bachelor or higher degree3,39414.225.93,04112.022.1+353
Advanced diploma or diploma1,9698.210.61,7306.89.4+239
Certificate level7,48531.325.17,26828.723.6+217
No qualifications10,21042.835.712,09747.841.0-1,887
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5004,94920.719.3--------
$500 -$1,74914,96162.764.6--------
$1,750 or more3,54414.814.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport4331.87.03861.56.7+47
Walked only1,2065.12.81,4045.53.2-198
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,58310.823.23,04512.022.0-462
Speaks a language other than English at home1,0354.315.49633.813.1+72
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163191.33.8--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.