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Port Pirie Regional Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

1,383 people or 21.2% of Port Pirie Regional 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
Port Pirie Regional Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 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 assistance1,14717.214.31,07115.813.4+76
Manufacturing89013.37.795714.210.3-67
Retail trade81512.210.390813.411.0-93
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--------

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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