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RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

Resident workers - Key statistics

6,517 people or 22.3% of RDA Yorke and Mid North 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 Yorke and Mid North Region20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)29,214100.0100.029,739100.0100.0-525
Males15,60453.451.916,08254.152.9-478
Females13,61546.648.113,63045.847.1-15
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,62212.414.13,92313.215.4-301
25 - 54 years16,94758.064.518,28461.565.7-1,337
55 - 64 years6,48522.216.85,80919.515.6+676
65 years and over2,1717.44.61,6945.73.3+477
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing5,05917.34.05,14417.33.9-85
Health care and social assistance3,93213.514.83,82112.813.6+111
Retail trade3,04110.410.73,29211.111.2-251
Top three occupations--------------
Managers5,78319.812.66,24721.012.6-464
Labourers4,27314.611.14,20014.111.1+73
Technicians and trades workers3,94413.513.44,17814.014.1-234
Hours worked--------------
Full time16,31355.858.317,28258.160.2-969
Part time12,28942.140.111,76639.637.9+523
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,88613.325.93,41111.522.1+475
Advanced diploma or diploma2,6319.010.62,2377.59.4+394
Certificate level8,85230.325.17,84226.423.6+1,010
No qualifications12,86744.035.714,95250.341.0-2,085
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5006,76623.219.3--------
$500 -$1,74918,70464.064.6--------
$1,750 or more3,23211.114.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car19,61467.170.519,23464.769.1+380
Public Transport1730.67.01820.66.7-9
Bicycle1410.51.01870.61.0-46
Walked only1,6915.82.82,0476.93.2-356
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,3187.923.22,3177.822.0+1
Speaks a language other than English at home8162.815.46462.213.1+170
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20163111.13.8--------

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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