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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Adelaide 44.1% of the local workers are males and 55.9% are female.

The local workers are 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 the City of Adelaide vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

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

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Local workers key statistics - All industries
City of Adelaide20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)109,405100.0100.098,539100.0100.0+10,866
Males48,19544.152.743,38044.053.3+4,815
Females61,21055.947.355,15956.046.7+6,051
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years14,01712.815.214,87515.116.1-858
25 - 54 years77,73771.165.970,46471.568.0+7,273
55 - 64 years15,38214.115.711,81712.013.7+3,565
65 years and over2,2692.13.21,3831.42.3+886
Top three industries--------------
Public administration and safety19,72717.97.116,84817.06.6+2,879
Health care and social assistance16,93215.413.714,52914.712.6+2,403
Professional, scientific and technical services14,53613.25.511,94612.15.4+2,590
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals38,42635.119.932,10632.618.9+6,320
Clerical and administrative workers28,33325.914.626,01326.414.9+2,320
Managers13,16412.012.711,86112.013.7+1,303
Hours worked--------------
Full time73,35267.060.766,52667.562.6+6,826
Part time35,22632.238.030,79131.235.6+4,435
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree45,93742.022.434,73135.218.9+11,206
Advanced diploma or diploma13,02211.99.510,96211.18.6+2,060
Certificate level15,77414.423.614,96315.222.2+811
No qualifications33,48830.640.833,95034.545.6-462
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59920,25718.530.3--------
$600 -$124946,57342.643.7--------
$1250 or more41,82838.224.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car51,78147.369.548,15248.968.4+3,629
Public Transport31,26028.66.527,94628.46.3+3,314
Bicycle2,7862.51.02,2102.21.2+576
Walked only4,0223.73.23,5253.63.6+497
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas28,77226.322.022,80023.120.1+5,972
Speaks a language other than English at home18,82717.213.013,54213.710.4+5,285
Arrived between 2006 and 20116,9166.34.7--------

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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