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Resident workers - Key statistics

1,121 people or 81.6% of the City of Adelaide's resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) 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)1,374100.0100.01,371100.0100.0+3
Males52037.821.350336.720.7+17
Females85362.178.786262.979.3-9
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1128.27.817212.58.5-60
25 - 54 years95169.267.290065.669.6+51
55 - 64 years19214.020.921615.819.0-24
65 years and over1188.64.1785.72.9+40
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals85662.337.185162.137.9+5
Community and personal service workers22116.134.221415.631.6+7
Clerical and administrative workers16311.913.714410.514.6+19
Hours worked--------------
Full time86663.044.282460.145.3+42
Part time50136.554.953038.753.4-29
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,01473.842.496370.237.7+51
Advanced diploma or diploma1077.815.91037.514.6+4
Certificate level936.820.6946.919.5-1
No qualifications1249.018.516712.223.6-43
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50014110.315.3--------
$500 -$1,74970751.569.9--------
$1,750 or more52838.413.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car69950.973.366948.871.1+30
Public Transport1319.55.41148.35.6+17
Bicycle493.60.8513.70.9-2
Walked only27520.02.229921.82.8-24
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas59143.030.059543.427.2-4
Speaks a language other than English at home41029.819.340429.515.1+6
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 201616712.24.7--------

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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