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Resident workers - Key statistics

492 people or 41.4% of the City of Adelaide's resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) 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
City of Adelaide20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)1,189100.0100.01,060100.0100.0+129
Males62152.243.354151.041.2+80
Females57248.156.751949.058.8+53
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years51643.444.748545.843.9+31
25 - 54 years62052.145.151348.446.2+107
55 - 64 years443.77.9454.28.2-1
65 years and over181.52.390.81.7+9
Top three occupations--------------
Community and personal service workers52143.828.646844.229.1+53
Technicians and trades workers19616.513.115514.613.0+41
Managers18015.117.115414.516.9+26
Hours worked--------------
Full time43136.232.035733.733.5+74
Part time72360.866.668564.664.4+38
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree34729.211.530528.88.3+42
Advanced diploma or diploma14512.26.71049.85.5+41
Certificate level14412.120.912511.819.6+19
No qualifications51743.558.648345.662.6+34
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50059349.951.3--------
$500 -$1,74954245.645.3--------
$1,750 or more413.41.9--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car24720.861.421620.458.6+31
Public Transport18015.19.012812.18.3+52
Bicycle443.70.9282.60.8+16
Walked only43936.96.141439.16.9+25
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas70759.527.359956.524.5+108
Speaks a language other than English at home61351.622.952149.219.3+92
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201639833.57.7--------

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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