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Resident workers - Key statistics

911 people or 81.0% of the City of Adelaide's resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical 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)1,125100.0100.01,153100.0100.0-28
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years988.77.81129.79.1-14
25 - 54 years78569.871.280970.271.1-24
55 - 64 years14713.115.217915.515.3-32
65 years and over887.85.9534.64.4+35
Top three occupations--------------
Clerical and administrative workers13912.420.515813.723.8-19
Hours worked--------------
Full time81672.566.689577.667.9-79
Part time30026.732.825021.731.4+50
Bachelor or higher degree83173.953.086074.649.5-29
Advanced diploma or diploma807.112.5837.212.6-3
Certificate level605.313.9534.612.9+7
No qualifications13612.118.413611.822.20
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50012411.012.5--------
$500 -$1,74960754.060.3--------
$1,750 or more39935.526.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Public Transport13311.813.1978.412.9+36
Walked only35831.82.940635.23.3-48
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas38834.525.539133.924.5-3
Speaks a language other than English at home26523.616.723420.313.9+31
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201613912.44.3--------

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