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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

14,001 people or 34.8% of the City of Marion'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 resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Marion20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers40,269100.0100.036,997100.0100.0+3,272
Males20,64651.352.919,15551.853.6+1,491
Females19,62348.747.117,84248.246.4+1,781
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years6,48616.115.46,49317.616.6-7
25 - 54 years26,71066.365.725,35068.567.6+1,360
55 - 64 years6,06615.115.64,51512.213.5+1,551
65 years and over1,0072.53.36391.72.3+368
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance6,30215.613.65,42114.712.5+881
Retail trade4,75911.811.24,69612.711.8+63
Manufacturing3,4208.510.54,24711.512.8-827
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals8,58021.319.67,10519.2--+1,475
Clerical and administrative workers6,88817.114.46,34817.2--+540
Technicians and trades workers5,95414.814.15,65615.3--+298
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger27,64668.769.425,26068.368.1+2,386
Public transport3,8969.76.53,4289.36.3+468
Bicycle1900.50.22990.80.3-109
Walked only7091.83.26881.93.6+21
Hours worked--------------
Full time24,19360.160.222,80461.661.8+1,389
Part time13,61633.833.511,91532.231.7+1,701
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree9,82624.422.17,02319.018.5+2,803
Advanced diploma or diploma4,17510.49.43,4649.48.4+711
Certificate level9,42823.423.68,40422.722.1+1,024
No qualifications15,31538.041.016,37244.346.0-1,057
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59911,80229.330.6--------
$600 to $1,24917,93144.543.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 7,95119.717.8--------
$2,000 or more 2,0985.26.7--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English5,50113.713.13,93210.610.7+1,569
Has broadband internet access at home33,10482.279.416,06743.440.2+17,037
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)13,01432.334.111,81031.933.6+1,204

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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