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Local workers - Key statistics

In the City of West Torrens 59.4% of the local workers are males and 40.6% 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 West Torrens 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 West Torrens20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)41,239100.0100.038,260100.0100.0+2,979
Males24,50459.452.722,79559.653.3+1,709
Females16,73540.647.315,46540.446.7+1,270
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4,87411.815.25,45414.316.1-580
25 - 54 years29,00170.365.927,29271.368.0+1,709
55 - 64 years6,31615.315.74,88712.813.7+1,429
65 years and over1,0482.53.26271.62.3+421
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing6,02114.610.66,36616.612.9-345
Transport, postal and warehousing4,43510.84.14,09410.74.1+341
Retail trade4,31910.511.44,34811.411.9-29
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers7,68518.614.67,39219.314.9+293
Professionals7,02817.019.96,01215.718.9+1,016
Technicians and trades workers6,46515.714.16,20316.214.1+262
Hours worked--------------
Full time28,07068.160.726,37668.962.6+1,694
Part time12,77931.038.011,29729.535.6+1,482
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree8,80421.322.46,52217.018.9+2,282
Advanced diploma or diploma4,35610.69.53,5549.38.6+802
Certificate level10,27924.923.69,23024.122.2+1,049
No qualifications17,33142.040.817,25145.145.6+80
Individual Income--------------
$0-$5999,20922.330.3--------
$600 -$124919,96748.443.7--------
$1250 or more11,73628.524.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car32,27978.369.529,43076.968.4+2,849
Public Transport1,4653.66.51,3913.66.3+74
Bicycle5461.31.05681.51.2-22
Walked only6821.73.27341.93.6-52
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas10,14024.622.08,42922.020.1+1,711
Speaks a language other than English at home6,78616.513.05,18313.510.4+1,603
Arrived between 2006 and 20112,3895.84.7--------

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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