RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

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Mid North Region

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

2,099 people or 24.3% of Mid North Region'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
Mid North Region20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)8,631100.0100.08,818100.0100.0-187
Males4,70354.551.94,84154.952.9-138
Females3,93645.648.13,97145.047.1-35
Age structure
15 - 24 years97711.314.11,09812.515.4-121
25 - 54 years5,00157.964.55,36060.865.7-359
55 - 64 years1,92722.316.81,76420.015.6+163
65 years and over7358.54.65896.73.3+146
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,95122.64.02,03423.13.9-83
Health care and social assistance90210.514.892910.613.6-27
Manufacturing88110.28.093910.710.5-58
Top three occupations
Managers1,95622.712.62,18424.812.6-228
Labourers1,46116.911.11,44416.411.1+17
Technicians and trades workers1,09812.713.41,16913.314.1-71
Hours worked
Full time4,91757.058.35,28159.960.2-364
Part time3,52540.840.13,34838.037.9+177
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree1,29115.025.91,18313.422.1+108
Advanced diploma or diploma8089.410.67028.09.4+106
Certificate level2,47628.725.12,25825.623.6+218
No qualifications3,75643.535.74,31048.941.0-554
Individual Income
Less than $5001,88221.819.3--------
$500 -$1,7495,74766.664.6--------
$1,750 or more8539.914.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car5,68365.870.55,63163.969.1+52
Public Transport510.67.0580.76.7-7
Bicycle390.51.0310.41.0+8
Walked only4955.72.86417.33.2-146
Other Characteristics
Born overseas8139.423.28389.522.0-25
Speaks a language other than English at home2593.015.41822.113.1+77
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161291.53.8--------

RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile