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City of Playford

Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Playford 48.3% of the local workers are males and 51.7% 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 Playford 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 Playford20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)21,651100.0100.020,995100.0100.0+656
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,68217.015.23,77918.016.1-97
25 - 54 years14,76368.265.914,78970.468.0-26
55 - 64 years2,77412.815.72,15410.313.7+620
65 years and over4322.03.22731.32.3+159
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance4,25919.613.73,15614.912.6+1,103
Retail trade3,21714.811.33,00914.311.8+208
Top three occupations--------------
Sales workers2,52611.79.72,34411.29.7+182
Hours worked--------------
Full time12,94759.860.713,24663.162.6-299
Part time8,37138.738.07,32534.935.6+1,046
Bachelor or higher degree4,08718.922.43,02614.418.9+1,061
Advanced diploma or diploma1,8268.49.51,5347.38.6+292
Certificate level5,06423.423.64,58121.822.2+483
No qualifications10,47248.440.810,82451.645.6-352
Individual Income--------------
$600 -$124910,28747.543.7--------
$1250 or more4,22919.524.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport6022.86.55662.76.3+36
Walked only3701.73.24322.13.6-62
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas5,68926.322.05,52926.320.1+160
Speaks a language other than English at home2,97913.813.02,42011.510.4+559
Arrived between 2006 and 20117943.74.7--------

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