City of AdelaideEconomic profile
Skip to content

City of Adelaide

Local employment

There were 135,325 jobs located in the City of Adelaide in the year ending June 2017.

This indicator shows the estimated number of jobs in the local area, on an annual basis back to 2001. The dataset is derived from the National Economics microsimulation model, based on the ABS labour force survey, and is generally higher than the figure provided by Census, because it is updated every year, and is not subject to Census undercount.

A count of jobs is one of the most fundamental economic indicators of the size of the local economy, and increasing numbers of jobs generally represent a growing economy. However, jobs are not necessarily full-time and the value of a job varies across areas. For this reason, jobs numbers should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (FTE) and Worker Productivity datasets.

Local jobs
Local jobs 2017, City of Adelaide: 135,325 2016, City of Adelaide: 135,085 2015, City of Adelaide: 134,355 2014, City of Adelaide: 136,030 2013, City of Adelaide: 138,842 2012, City of Adelaide: 136,003 2011, City of Adelaide: 133,306 2010, City of Adelaide: 130,559 2009, City of Adelaide: 128,439 2008, City of Adelaide: 124,220 2007, City of Adelaide: 119,912 2006, City of Adelaide: 115,692 2005, City of Adelaide: 111,812 2004, City of Adelaide: 109,542 2003, City of Adelaide: 106,986 2002, City of Adelaide: 103,393 2001, City of Adelaide: 100,515
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Local jobs
City of AdelaideSouth Australia
Year (ending June 30)Number% changeNumber% changeCity of Adelaide as a % of South Australia
2017135,325+0.18817,013+1.2216.56
2016135,085+0.54807,189+0.5816.74
2015134,355-1.23802,559+0.4016.74
2014136,030-2.03799,333-1.2117.02
2013138,842+2.09809,145+0.0517.16
2012136,003+2.02808,706+0.4916.82
2011133,306+2.10804,779+1.5416.56
2010130,559+1.65792,546+0.6216.47
2009128,439+3.40787,658+1.8716.31
2008124,220+3.59773,178+2.1316.07
2007119,912+3.65757,021+1.8015.84
2006115,692+3.47743,647+2.3615.56
2005111,812+2.07726,504+1.5215.39
2004109,542+2.39715,605+1.8715.31
2003106,986+3.48702,498+2.7815.23
2002103,393+2.86683,513+1.2515.13
2001100,515--675,087--14.89

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts

Annual change in local jobs
Annual change in local jobs 2017, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2016, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2015, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2014, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2013, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2012, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2011, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2010, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2009, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2008, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2007, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2006, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2005, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2004, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2003, Average annual growth rate: 2.0% 2017, South Australia: 1.2% 2016, South Australia: 0.6% 2015, South Australia: 0.4% 2014, South Australia: -1.2% 2013, South Australia: 0.1% 2012, South Australia: 0.5% 2011, South Australia: 1.5% 2010, South Australia: 0.6% 2009, South Australia: 1.9% 2008, South Australia: 2.1% 2007, South Australia: 1.8% 2006, South Australia: 2.4% 2005, South Australia: 1.5% 2004, South Australia: 1.9% 2003, South Australia: 2.8% 2017, City of Adelaide: 0.2% 2016, City of Adelaide: 0.5% 2015, City of Adelaide: -1.2% 2014, City of Adelaide: -2.0% 2013, City of Adelaide: 2.1% 2012, City of Adelaide: 2.0% 2011, City of Adelaide: 2.1% 2010, City of Adelaide: 1.7% 2009, City of Adelaide: 3.4% 2008, City of Adelaide: 3.6% 2007, City of Adelaide: 3.6% 2006, City of Adelaide: 3.5% 2005, City of Adelaide: 2.1% 2004, City of Adelaide: 2.4% 2003, City of Adelaide: 3.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
v18.07.11-1.0.0