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Local workers - Key statistics

In the City of Mitcham 42.8% of the local workers are males and 57.2% of the local workers are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in the City of Mitcham vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the 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

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Mitcham20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)25,608100.0100.023,715100.0100.0+1,893
Males10,96342.852.710,50844.353.3+455
Females14,64557.247.313,20755.746.7+1,438
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,64314.215.23,60615.216.1+37
25 - 54 years16,72565.365.915,92367.168.0+802
55 - 64 years4,38517.115.73,63615.313.7+749
65 years and over8553.33.25502.32.3+305
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance8,28032.313.87,52331.712.7+757
Education and training4,71818.48.14,27018.07.8+448
Retail trade2,61510.211.42,39010.111.9+225
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals9,43236.819.98,11234.218.9+1,320
Clerical and administrative workers3,47113.614.63,21413.614.9+257
Technicians and trades workers2,96311.614.12,89912.214.1+64
Hours worked--------------
Full time13,82654.060.713,38256.462.6+444
Part time11,56145.138.09,95642.035.6+1,605
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree10,01839.122.47,94033.518.9+2,078
Advanced diploma or diploma2,56510.09.52,37610.08.6+189
Certificate level4,44217.323.64,26518.022.2+177
No qualifications8,32132.540.88,13034.345.6+191
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5997,53329.430.3--------
$600 -$124910,76542.043.7--------
$1250 or more7,12127.824.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car18,28571.469.516,71170.568.4+1,574
Public Transport1,0144.06.59934.26.3+21
Bicycle2701.11.03351.41.2-65
Walked only6852.73.26732.83.6+12
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas6,42125.122.05,40322.820.1+1,018
Speaks a language other than English at home3,11512.213.02,2139.310.4+902
Arrived between 2006 and 20111,3565.34.7--------

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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