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Resident workers - Key statistics

9,320 people or 47.8% of Adelaide Hills Council's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Adelaide Hills Council20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)19,513100.0100.020,289100.0100.0-776
Males10,12651.951.910,78653.252.9-660
Females9,38548.148.19,50246.847.1-117
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,45712.614.12,68813.215.4-231
25 - 54 years11,56359.364.512,57862.065.7-1,015
55 - 64 years4,11421.116.84,06920.115.6+45
65 years and over1,3747.04.69504.73.3+424
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance2,92915.014.82,92514.413.6+4
Education and training2,28411.78.62,22111.07.9+63
Construction1,6788.67.61,6728.27.5+6
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals5,60028.720.35,70428.119.6-104
Managers3,14916.112.63,24016.012.6-91
Technicians and trades workers2,52412.913.42,75313.614.1-229
Hours worked--------------
Full time11,12757.058.311,70557.760.2-578
Part time8,12841.740.18,30740.937.9-179
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree7,00835.925.96,46831.922.1+540
Advanced diploma or diploma2,31211.810.62,31511.49.4-3
Certificate level4,22521.725.14,19620.723.6+29
No qualifications5,55028.435.76,66732.941.0-1,117
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5003,65218.719.3--------
$500 -$1,74911,14857.164.6--------
$1,750 or more4,44822.814.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car13,55269.570.513,91268.669.1-360
Public Transport9995.17.01,0655.26.7-66
Bicycle850.41.0810.41.0+4
Walked only4612.42.85682.83.2-107
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas3,60818.523.23,94919.522.0-341
Speaks a language other than English at home1,1385.815.41,0505.213.1+88
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162041.03.8--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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