RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile

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Mid North Region

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.0% of the resident workforce of Mid North Region were unemployed in 2016, compared to 7.5% in South Australia.

The local unemployed resident includes all people who are residents in the local area who are looking for part-time or full-time work. This 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.

For an overview of unemployment levels and trends in Mid North Region go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2011 – by usual residence

Current area:
Current benchmark:
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Resident workers key statistics
Mid North Region20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons455100.0100.0369100.0100.0+86
Males25255.456.520254.752.9+50
Females21447.043.516845.547.1+46
Unemployment rate--5.07.5--4.094.3+1.0%
Age structure
15 - 24 years11425.134.311932.22.2-5
25 - 54 years25255.452.919552.83.3+57
55 - 64 years8117.811.64712.70.6+34
65 years and over122.61.361.60.1+6
Looking for
Full-time work29464.658.622460.73.7+70
Part-time work16135.441.414840.12.4+13
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree255.515.6205.40.8+5
Advanced diploma or diploma255.56.5205.40.3+5
Certificate level13128.823.08021.71.3+51
No qualifications26357.851.723764.23.5+26
Highest level of schooling
Year 1215734.550.711430.92.7+43
Year 1111324.820.39826.61.3+15
Under Year 1016436.026.415341.51.9+11
Education institute attending
Not Attending36880.970.729279.14.4+76
University194.211.2123.30.6+7
TAFE459.96.6195.10.4+26
Other81.82.261.60.1+2
Secondary school194.28.1236.20.4-4
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.80--0.1--
Information Technology002.161.60.1-6
Engineering and Related Technologies459.98.2226.00.4+23
Architecture and Building122.62.692.40.2+3
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies184.01.361.60.1+12
Health122.63.3123.30.2--
Education30.71.971.90.1-4
Management and Commerce265.710.4195.10.6+7
Society and Culture286.27.6215.70.4+7
Creative Arts40.92.251.40.1-1
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services265.73.6143.80.2+12
Mixed Field Programmes40.90.20--0.0+4
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home235.124.1143.81.2+9
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20160010.8--------
Has internet access at home36780.785.329279.14.8+75
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)15033.028.012533.91.7+25

RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile