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District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula

Resident workers - Key statistics

601 people or 23.7% of District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula'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
District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,540100.0100.02,334100.0100.0+206
Males1,34653.051.91,29155.352.9+55
Females1,19046.948.11,04144.647.1+149
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years26810.614.128912.415.4-21
25 - 54 years1,61763.764.51,53665.865.7+81
55 - 64 years49819.616.840417.315.6+94
65 years and over1556.14.61195.13.3+36
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing59723.64.057424.63.9+23
Health care and social assistance25810.214.82249.613.6+34
Construction2158.57.61807.77.5+35
Top three occupations--------------
Managers56122.112.658325.012.6-22
Technicians and trades workers38315.113.434114.614.1+42
Professionals33013.020.330613.119.6+24
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,44156.758.31,36858.660.2+73
Part time1,04741.240.193039.837.9+117
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree36014.225.928412.222.1+76
Advanced diploma or diploma2419.510.61757.59.4+66
Certificate level75329.625.159425.423.6+159
No qualifications1,08142.635.71,18450.741.0-103
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50057422.619.3--------
$500 -$1,7491,59562.864.6--------
$1,750 or more31112.214.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,74668.770.51,55366.569.1+193
Public Transport261.07.0190.86.7+7
Bicycle80.31.0170.71.0-9
Walked only1014.02.81074.63.2-6
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1586.223.21586.822.00
Speaks a language other than English at home421.715.4331.413.1+9
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016230.93.8--------

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

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