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Wakefield Regional Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

551 people or 19.8% of Wakefield 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
Wakefield Regional Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,784100.0100.02,823100.0100.0-39
Males1,56056.051.91,60156.752.9-41
Females1,22644.048.11,21843.147.1+8
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years36513.114.134912.415.4+16
25 - 54 years1,64158.964.51,75262.165.7-111
55 - 64 years57120.516.855919.815.6+12
65 years and over2137.74.61595.63.3+54
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing69324.03.972025.03.8-27
Manufacturing29610.37.72659.210.3+31
Health care and social assistance2759.514.329010.113.4-15
Top three occupations--------------
Managers62322.412.670424.912.6-81
Labourers55119.811.151518.211.1+36
Technicians and trades workers32611.713.434712.314.1-21
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,61357.958.31,69660.160.2-83
Part time1,11239.940.11,06837.837.9+44
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree32111.525.929610.522.1+25
Advanced diploma or diploma2308.310.62017.19.4+29
Certificate level79828.725.168624.323.6+112
No qualifications1,32047.435.71,51753.741.0-197
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50058120.919.3--------
$500 -$1,7491,92069.064.6--------
$1,750 or more2418.714.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,81165.170.51,76362.569.1+48
Public Transport220.87.0150.56.7+7
Bicycle150.51.0170.61.0-2
Walked only1856.62.82418.53.2-56
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas29610.623.228410.122.0+12
Speaks a language other than English at home1284.615.4832.913.1+45
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016782.83.8--------

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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