City of Adelaide

Resident workers - Key statistics - Public Administration and Safety

565 people or 74.9% of the City of Adelaide's resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) 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.

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Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - Public Administration and Safety
City of Adelaide20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)754100.0100.0712100.0100.0+42
Age structure
15 - 24 years385.05.0669.36.8-28
25 - 54 years58377.373.552573.774.9+58
55 - 64 years10313.718.811115.616.7-8
65 years and over283.72.7142.01.6+14
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers20727.526.417124.028.0+36
Hours worked
Full time61982.174.556679.574.8+53
Part time13618.024.814420.224.3-8
Bachelor or higher degree48163.836.244562.532.7+36
Advanced diploma or diploma8411.115.8608.414.1+24
Certificate level8010.622.6679.421.5+13
No qualifications10213.523.412517.628.6-23
Individual Income
Less than $500212.84.0--------
$500 -$1,74940553.768.7--------
$1,750 or more31842.226.4--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport8711.517.49112.816.8-4
Walked only31041.12.527538.62.9+35
Other Characteristics
Born overseas19125.319.917825.020.4+13
Speaks a language other than English at home12316.310.49313.19.5+30
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016385.01.5--------

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