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Copper Coast Council area

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Copper Coast Council area 47.0% of the local workers are males and 53.0% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, Copper Coast Council area in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
Copper Coast Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)4,365100.0100.04,302100.0100.0+63
Males2,05147.051.82,01546.852.9+36
Females2,31253.048.22,28453.147.1+28
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years70416.114.170216.315.4+2
25 - 54 years2,55058.464.52,66161.965.8-111
55 - 64 years87520.016.878518.215.6+90
65 years and over2415.54.61513.53.3+90
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade72416.110.474316.911.0-19
Health care and social assistance68315.214.465414.913.4+29
Accommodation and food services4129.26.53728.56.1+40
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals63914.620.261414.319.6+25
Technicians and trades workers62414.313.464314.914.1-19
Sales workers59013.59.657813.49.6+12
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,15749.458.22,25952.559.2-102
Part time2,10948.340.11,96545.737.1+144
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree58713.425.949411.522.1+93
Advanced diploma or diploma3718.510.63277.69.4+44
Certificate level1,32830.425.11,13526.423.6+193
No qualifications1,91743.935.82,15750.141.0-240
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,14226.219.4--------
$500 -$1,7492,76363.364.7--------
$1,750 or more3939.014.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car3,17672.870.73,05771.169.2+119
Public Transport70.26.980.26.7-1
Bicycle170.41.0270.61.0-10
Walked only1864.32.72305.33.2-44
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas3648.323.23297.622.0+35
Speaks a language other than English at home1313.015.5852.013.1+46
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016410.93.8--------

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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