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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

15,909 people or 51.0% of the City of Mitcham'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 Mitcham20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers31,214100.0100.030,544100.0100.0+670
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4,64714.915.45,04016.516.6-393
25 - 54 years19,92363.865.719,80664.867.6+117
55 - 64 years5,38117.215.64,84315.913.5+538
65 years and over1,2634.03.38552.82.3+408
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance5,39117.313.64,98016.312.5+411
Education and training3,95312.77.93,79012.47.6+163
Retail trade3,0439.711.23,21410.511.8-171
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers4,44814.314.44,54414.9---96
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger20,75666.569.420,21266.268.1+544
Public transport2,6868.66.52,6458.76.3+41
Walked only7782.53.27852.63.6-7
Hours worked--------------
Full time17,93357.560.218,12759.361.8-194
Part time11,44536.733.510,56934.631.7+876
Bachelor or higher degree12,41939.822.110,78435.318.5+1,635
Advanced diploma or diploma3,49011.29.43,36311.08.4+127
Certificate level5,05216.223.65,03116.522.1+21
No qualifications9,21929.541.010,05832.946.0-839
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5998,64127.730.6--------
$600 to $1,24911,08435.543.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 7,31723.417.8--------
$2,000 or more 3,80912.26.7--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English3,77412.113.13,08110.110.7+693
Has broadband internet access at home26,65985.479.416,38553.640.2+10,274
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)11,21335.934.110,37034.033.6+843

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