Roxby Downs Council

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Roxby Downs

Resident workers - Key statistics

501 people or 22.8% of Roxby Downs'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.

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Data source

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

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Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Roxby Downs2016
Namenumber%. % South Australia
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)2,198100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years27612.614.1
25 - 54 years1,65875.464.5
55 - 64 years24511.116.8
65 years and over241.14.6
Top three industries
Education and training1386.38.6
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers58426.613.4
Machinery operators and drivers48922.26.1
Hours worked
Full time1,62674.058.3
Part time53124.240.1
Bachelor or higher degree35516.225.9
Advanced diploma or diploma1466.610.6
Certificate level86639.425.1
No qualifications78635.835.7
Individual Income
Less than $50022010.019.3
$500 -$1,74986139.264.6
$1,750 or more1,09950.014.7
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1285.87.0
Walked only783.52.8
Other Characteristics
Born overseas33515.223.2
Speaks a language other than English at home1687.615.4
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016743.43.8

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