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5,600 people or 61.6% of the City of Adelaide's local labour force 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Local labour force key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Adelaide20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Total local labour force9,095100.0100.07,753100.0100.0+1,342
Males4,84453.352.94,22654.553.6+618
Females4,25146.747.13,52745.546.4+724
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,70718.815.41,51919.616.6+188
25 - 54 years5,79863.765.74,97364.167.6+825
55 - 64 years1,18013.015.61,00713.013.5+173
65 years and over4104.53.32543.32.3+156
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance1,37115.113.61,15214.912.5+219
Professional, scientific and technical services1,15312.75.51,01413.15.2+139
Accommodation and food services1,06111.76.380610.45.9+255
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals3,55339.119.63,02839.1--+525
Managers1,19113.112.61,17315.1--+18
Clerical and administrative workers1,12312.314.499312.8--+130
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger3,79741.769.43,28342.368.1+514
Public transport7938.76.56668.66.3+127
Bicycle120.10.2220.30.3-10
Walked only2,48627.33.21,94325.13.6+543
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,63762.060.24,93863.761.8+699
Part time2,92232.133.52,38430.731.7+538
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,78552.622.13,76548.618.5+1,020
Advanced diploma or diploma8159.09.47019.08.4+114
Certificate level96910.723.679310.222.1+176
No qualifications2,26624.941.02,19128.346.0+75
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5992,41426.530.6--------
$600 to $1,2493,12134.343.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 2,04522.517.8--------
$2,000 or more 1,43415.86.7--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English2,43926.813.11,49319.310.7+946
Has broadband internet access at home6,95576.579.43,99351.540.2+2,962
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,40715.534.11,23215.933.6+175

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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