RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

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Mid North Region

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In Mid North Region 54.2% of the local workers (All industries) are males and 45.9% are female.

The local workers is 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 Mid North Region vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local workers requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

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

Data source

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, Mid North Region 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.
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Local workers key statistics - All industries
Mid North Region20162011change
Namenumber%. South Australianumber%. South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)8,132100.0100.08,225100.0100.0-93
Age structure
15 - 24 years99812.314.11,05412.815.4-56
25 - 54 years4,68457.664.54,97260.465.8-288
55 - 64 years1,75721.616.81,64520.015.6+112
65 years and over7068.74.65606.83.3+146
Top three industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing1,96724.24.02,09025.43.9-123
Health care and social assistance84510.414.888510.813.6-40
Top three occupations
Hours worked
Full time4,66757.458.24,88059.359.2-213
Part time3,30340.640.13,18438.737.1+119
Bachelor or higher degree1,26115.525.91,16714.222.1+94
Advanced diploma or diploma7649.410.66868.39.4+78
Certificate level2,25127.725.11,99424.223.6+257
No qualifications3,56543.835.84,04849.241.0-483
Individual Income
Less than $5001,76121.719.4--00--
$500 -$1,7495,47667.364.7--00--
$1,750 or more7739.514.5--00--
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport170.26.9310.46.7-14
Walked only4896.02.76267.63.2-137
Other Characteristics
Born overseas8079.923.27769.422.0+31
Speaks a language other than English at home3414.215.51952.413.1+146
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161581.93.8--00--

RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile