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Resident workers - Key statistics

148 people or 60.9% of the City of Adelaide's resident workers (Arts and Recreation 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)243100.0100.0236100.0100.0+7
Males13756.451.112653.451.0+11
Females10944.948.910745.349.1+2
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years5924.325.75824.625.5+1
25 - 54 years15664.256.814963.158.3+7
55 - 64 years3012.312.5198.112.5+11
65 years and over41.65.062.53.8-2
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals9840.319.38033.919.7+18
Community and personal service workers6426.329.47732.628.9-13
Managers3715.215.73816.114.4-1
Hours worked--------------
Full time10342.442.712151.345.5-18
Part time13153.956.111247.553.2+19
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree12049.423.49239.021.1+28
Advanced diploma or diploma2811.511.63615.39.8-8
Certificate level3012.321.9208.520.4+10
No qualifications6325.940.47130.145.2-8
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5008735.836.0--------
$500 -$1,74913354.755.9--------
$1,750 or more2510.36.9--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car7129.260.78134.359.8-10
Public Transport156.27.4166.86.5-1
Bicycle145.81.741.71.7+10
Walked only6828.03.86427.14.0+4
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas7229.617.06226.317.0+10
Speaks a language other than English at home3112.89.13916.58.4-8
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 2016239.52.4--------

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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