RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

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Southern Flinders Region

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

2,374 people or 22.3% of Southern Flinders 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
Southern Flinders Region20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)10,648100.0100.010,953100.0100.0-305
Males5,57152.351.95,86153.552.9-290
Females5,07847.748.15,07846.447.1--
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,45813.714.11,52113.915.4-63
25 - 54 years6,26658.864.56,86262.665.7-596
55 - 64 years2,24221.116.82,01818.415.6+224
65 years and over6796.44.65495.03.3+130
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance1,71116.114.81,62014.813.6+91
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,35812.74.01,38812.73.9-30
Retail trade1,18411.110.71,29611.811.2-112
Top three occupations
Managers1,85717.412.61,97918.112.6-122
Technicians and trades workers1,46013.713.41,55214.214.1-92
Professionals1,44813.620.31,44113.219.6+7
Hours worked
Full time6,10157.358.36,44458.860.2-343
Part time4,34040.840.14,21738.537.9+123
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree1,41513.325.91,24911.422.1+166
Advanced diploma or diploma9599.010.68017.39.4+158
Certificate level3,30031.025.12,95227.023.6+348
No qualifications4,67843.935.75,46849.941.0-790
Individual Income
Less than $5002,49123.419.3--------
$500 -$1,7496,67762.764.6--------
$1,750 or more1,28712.114.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car7,45070.070.57,28966.569.1+161
Public Transport790.77.0730.76.7+6
Bicycle780.71.01151.01.0-37
Walked only5194.92.86395.83.2-120
Other Characteristics
Born overseas7707.223.27476.822.0+23
Speaks a language other than English at home3583.415.43202.913.1+38
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161211.13.8--------

RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile