RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region

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District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula 60.4% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 39.8% 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 District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula 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 District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula 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
District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula20162011change
Namenumber%. South Australianumber%. South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)1,494100.0100.01,397100.0100.0+97
Age structure
15 - 24 years1479.814.117212.315.4-25
25 - 54 years92161.664.586461.865.8+57
55 - 64 years29920.016.826719.115.6+32
65 years and over1268.44.6886.33.3+38
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing55837.04.051737.43.9+41
Public administration and safety1117.47.1382.77.1+73
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers19212.913.415711.214.1+35
Hours worked
Full time90260.458.282859.359.2+74
Part time56237.640.154138.737.1+21
Bachelor or higher degree16511.025.914810.622.1+17
Advanced diploma or diploma1369.110.6987.09.4+38
Certificate level43929.425.134524.723.6+94
No qualifications68645.935.874553.341.0-59
Individual Income
Less than $50034423.019.4--00--
$500 -$1,74994163.064.7--00--
$1,750 or more17912.014.5--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport60.46.930.26.7+3
Walked only966.42.7997.13.2-3
Other Characteristics
Born overseas664.423.2644.622.0+2
Speaks a language other than English at home271.815.5181.313.1+9
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016120.83.8--00--

RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region

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