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Yorke Peninsula Council area

Resident workers - Key statistics

837 people or 20.6% of Yorke Peninsula 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
Yorke Peninsula Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)4,061100.0100.04,203100.0100.0-142
Males2,22654.851.92,33355.552.9-107
Females1,83145.148.11,86644.447.1-35
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3879.514.147711.315.4-90
25 - 54 years2,21754.664.52,50259.565.7-285
55 - 64 years1,06126.116.890921.615.6+152
65 years and over3879.54.63157.53.3+72
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,07825.73.91,05324.53.8+25
Health care and social assistance46211.014.348111.213.4-19
Retail trade3779.010.343310.111.0-56
Top three occupations--------------
Managers1,09026.812.61,14627.312.6-56
Labourers58414.411.157913.811.1+5
Technicians and trades workers53513.213.457613.714.1-41
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,21554.558.32,38556.760.2-170
Part time1,75243.140.11,72441.037.9+28
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree47111.625.94049.622.1+67
Advanced diploma or diploma3669.010.62997.19.4+67
Certificate level1,24030.525.11,11126.423.6+129
No qualifications1,81944.835.72,17851.841.0-359
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50099624.519.3--------
$500 -$1,7492,56763.264.6--------
$1,750 or more43310.714.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car2,35758.070.52,40357.269.1-46
Public Transport170.47.0220.56.7-5
Bicycle60.11.0120.31.0-6
Walked only41210.12.844010.53.2-28
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas3077.623.23047.222.0+3
Speaks a language other than English at home671.615.4631.513.1+4
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016210.53.8--------

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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