RDA Yorke and Mid North RegionEconomic profile
Skip to content

Copper Coast Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,016 people or 20.5% of Copper Coast Council area'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
Copper Coast Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)4,958100.0100.04,837100.0100.0+121
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years71514.414.174515.415.4-30
25 - 54 years2,93159.164.52,96161.265.7-30
55 - 64 years1,03120.816.892319.115.6+108
65 years and over2935.94.61913.93.3+102
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance71914.114.366613.513.4+53
Retail trade69713.610.372214.611.0-25
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers75915.313.477516.014.1-16
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,57251.958.32,61954.160.2-47
Part time2,27845.940.12,11943.837.9+159
Bachelor or higher degree60012.125.948610.022.1+114
Advanced diploma or diploma4168.410.63537.39.4+63
Certificate level1,59232.125.11,31327.123.6+279
No qualifications2,16443.635.72,47651.241.0-312
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,20524.319.3--------
$500 -$1,7493,14663.564.6--------
$1,750 or more52110.514.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport260.57.0230.56.7+3
Walked only1893.82.82354.93.2-46
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas3857.823.23727.722.0+13
Speaks a language other than English at home1242.515.4751.613.1+49
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016400.83.8--------

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