South Australia's Strategic Plan is comprised of 100 targets. These targets are specific and measurable and enable us to measure our progress towards achieving the Plan's visions and goals.

Each target is reported on through this section of the website. Data has been updated as at December 2017.


48. Ageing workforce participation:

Increase the proportion of older South Australians who are engaged in the workforce by 10 percentage points by 2020

Key Measure


Explanatory Comments

The ABS participation data for people aged 60-69 years old shows that as at September 2017, participation for this cohort had increased from 39.9% in 2010 (the baseline year) to 43.0%.  

'Labour force participation' is the number of people who are working, or who are actively looking for work and ready to start work immediately (i.e. the total number of people employed and unemployed) as a proportion of the population aged 15 years and over.

Lead Agency

Department of State Development

Disaggregated data