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Resident workers - Key statistics

501 people or 22.8% of Roxby Downs's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local labour force includes 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
Roxby Downs20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)2,198100.0100.02,767100.0100.0-569
Males1,40764.051.91,76363.752.9-356
Females79636.248.11,00436.347.1-208
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years27612.614.148417.515.4-208
25 - 54 years1,65875.464.52,09875.865.7-440
55 - 64 years24511.116.81726.215.6+73
65 years and over241.14.670.33.3+17
Top three industries--------------
Mining1,13251.71.21,36649.41.3-234
Education and training1386.38.61154.27.9+23
Construction1326.07.62559.27.5-123
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers58426.613.474026.714.1-156
Machinery operators and drivers48922.26.147717.26.4+12
Professionals29713.520.344916.219.6-152
Hours worked--------------
Full time1,62674.058.32,20479.760.2-578
Part time53124.240.151318.537.9+18
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree35516.225.941615.022.1-61
Advanced diploma or diploma1466.610.61856.79.4-39
Certificate level86639.425.198935.723.6-123
No qualifications78635.835.71,09939.741.0-313
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50022010.019.3--------
$500 -$1,74986139.264.6--------
$1,750 or more1,09950.014.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car1,60072.870.51,95670.769.1-356
Public Transport1285.87.02228.06.7-94
Bicycle110.51.070.31.0+4
Walked only783.52.81405.13.2-62
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas33515.223.244015.922.0-105
Speaks a language other than English at home1687.615.42077.513.1-39
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016743.43.8--------

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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