RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

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Port Pirie Regional Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

1,383 people or 21.2% of Port Pirie Regional Council area's resident workers (All industries) 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
Port Pirie Regional Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)6,511100.0100.06,623100.0100.0-112
Males3,36351.751.93,50753.052.9-144
Females3,14848.348.13,11047.047.1+38
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,01215.514.11,06116.015.4-49
25 - 54 years4,07862.664.54,29264.865.7-214
55 - 64 years1,16717.916.81,05916.015.6+108
65 years and over2553.94.62093.23.3+46
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance1,14717.614.81,07116.213.6+76
Manufacturing89013.78.095714.510.5-67
Retail trade81512.510.790813.711.2-93
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers96414.813.498714.914.1-23
Professionals89713.820.386313.019.6+34
Community and personal service workers87213.412.077511.710.5+97
Hours worked
Full time3,67456.458.33,83257.960.2-158
Part time2,69641.440.12,60539.337.9+91
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree82612.725.969710.522.1+129
Advanced diploma or diploma5578.610.64336.59.4+124
Certificate level2,12832.725.11,89828.723.6+230
No qualifications2,81043.235.73,29949.841.0-489
Individual Income
Less than $5001,46422.519.3--------
$500 -$1,7494,08362.764.6--------
$1,750 or more83212.814.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car4,91375.570.54,74271.669.1+171
Public Transport661.07.0500.86.7+16
Bicycle580.91.0931.41.0-35
Walked only2403.72.83034.63.2-63
Other Characteristics
Born overseas5007.723.24426.722.0+58
Speaks a language other than English at home2934.515.42493.813.1+44
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016911.43.8--------

RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile