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Northern Areas Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

503 people or 25.2% of Northern Areas 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
Northern Areas Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)1,994100.0100.02,092100.0100.0-98
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years24312.214.124011.515.4+3
25 - 54 years1,09955.164.51,27861.165.7-179
55 - 64 years45122.616.842620.415.6+25
65 years and over20110.14.61507.23.3+51
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing50824.63.953024.83.8-22
Health care and social assistance25212.214.324911.713.4+3
Retail trade1989.610.32069.611.0-8
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers27113.613.427713.214.1-6
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,17759.058.31,29662.060.2-119
Part time79139.740.175736.237.9+34
Bachelor or higher degree32016.025.929013.922.1+30
Advanced diploma or diploma1839.210.61657.99.4+18
Certificate level59029.625.152825.223.6+62
No qualifications85442.835.71,02348.941.0-169
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50048124.119.3--------
$500 -$1,7491,25562.964.6--------
$1,750 or more22711.414.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport30.27.0120.66.7-9
Walked only1296.52.81587.63.2-29
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1246.223.21376.522.0-13
Speaks a language other than English at home251.315.4271.313.1-2
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016180.93.8--------

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