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Resident workers (Local) - Key statistics

10,611 people or 39.9% of the City of West Torrens'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 West Torrens20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Local labour force--------------
Local resident workers26,617100.0100.024,015100.0100.0+2,602
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4,33316.315.44,22017.616.6+113
25 - 54 years18,41469.265.716,74269.767.6+1,672
55 - 64 years3,14311.815.62,51510.513.5+628
65 years and over7272.73.35382.22.3+189
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance3,61213.613.62,84311.812.5+769
Retail trade2,93711.011.22,90912.111.8+28
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers4,39916.514.44,19817.5--+201
Technicians and trades workers3,52413.214.13,29013.7--+234
Method of travel to work--------------
Car driver or passenger17,52965.969.415,77365.768.1+1,756
Public transport2,88110.86.52,39110.06.3+490
Walked only7662.93.27973.33.6-31
Hours worked--------------
Full time16,13860.660.215,02962.661.8+1,109
Part time8,94433.633.57,54131.431.7+1,403
Bachelor or higher degree7,82029.422.15,63823.518.5+2,182
Advanced diploma or diploma2,79110.59.42,2059.28.4+586
Certificate level5,37920.223.64,91620.522.1+463
No qualifications9,67636.441.010,13942.246.0-463
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5997,86929.630.6--------
$600 to $1,24911,93644.843.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 4,99618.817.8--------
$2,000 or more 1,4945.66.7--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks another language other than English7,01326.313.15,19521.610.7+1,818
Has broadband internet access at home21,41580.579.410,33743.040.2+11,078
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)7,93129.834.16,92428.833.6+1,007

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