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Yorke Peninsula Region

Resident workers - Key statistics

2,044 people or 20.6% of Yorke Peninsula Region'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 Region20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)9,935100.0100.09,968100.0100.0-33
Males5,33053.651.95,38054.052.9-50
Females4,60146.348.14,58146.047.1+20
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,18711.914.11,30413.115.4-117
25 - 54 years5,68057.264.56,06260.865.7-382
55 - 64 years2,31623.316.82,02720.315.6+289
65 years and over7577.64.65565.63.3+201
Top three industries--------------
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,75017.13.91,72216.93.8+28
Health care and social assistance1,31912.914.31,27212.513.4+47
Retail trade1,12611.010.31,22012.011.0-94
Top three occupations--------------
Managers1,97019.812.62,08420.912.6-114
Labourers1,45614.711.11,39814.011.1+58
Technicians and trades workers1,38614.013.41,45714.614.1-71
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,29553.358.35,55755.760.2-262
Part time4,42444.540.14,20142.137.9+223
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,18011.925.99799.822.1+201
Advanced diploma or diploma8648.710.67347.49.4+130
Certificate level3,07631.025.12,63226.423.6+444
No qualifications4,43344.635.75,17451.941.0-741
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002,39324.119.3--------
$500 -$1,7496,28063.264.6--------
$1,750 or more1,09211.014.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car6,48165.270.56,31463.369.1+167
Public Transport430.47.0510.56.7-8
Bicycle240.21.0410.41.0-17
Walked only6776.82.87677.73.2-90
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas7357.423.27327.322.0+3
Speaks a language other than English at home1992.015.41441.413.1+55
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016610.63.8--------

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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