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Resident workers - Key statistics

676 people or 16.5% of the Adelaide Plains Council's resident workers 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
Adelaide Plains Council20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)4,108100.0100.03,999100.0100.0+109
Males2,24154.651.92,19955.052.9+42
Females1,86245.348.11,79644.947.1+66
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years54813.314.153913.515.4+9
25 - 54 years2,62463.964.52,71968.065.7-95
55 - 64 years72417.616.861715.415.6+107
65 years and over2085.14.61193.03.3+89
Top three industries--------------
Construction45910.77.342710.47.4+32
Manufacturing44110.37.758614.310.3-145
Health care and social assistance4189.814.34069.913.4+12
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers70117.113.468317.114.1+18
Labourers63015.311.160015.011.1+30
Managers57514.012.658914.712.6-14
Hours worked--------------
Full time2,50160.958.32,52663.260.2-25
Part time1,52737.240.11,38134.537.9+146
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3348.125.92877.222.1+47
Advanced diploma or diploma3428.310.62837.19.4+59
Certificate level1,31532.025.11,11527.923.6+200
No qualifications1,97948.235.72,15653.941.0-177
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50080219.519.3--------
$500 -$1,7492,82368.764.6--------
$1,750 or more41410.114.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car3,09675.470.52,98974.769.1+107
Public Transport731.87.0731.86.70
Bicycle30.11.0110.31.0-8
Walked only912.22.81022.63.2-11
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas57814.123.264216.122.0-64
Speaks a language other than English at home1854.515.41894.713.1-4
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201690.23.8--------

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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