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Resident workers - Key statistics

2,803 people or 27.8% of Alexandrina Council's resident workers have a tertiary qualification.

The local labour force includes 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
Alexandrina Council20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)10,079100.0100.09,926100.0100.0+153
Males5,13150.951.95,18952.352.9-58
Females4,95249.148.14,73947.747.1+213
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,20111.914.11,30913.215.4-108
25 - 54 years5,85158.164.56,07761.265.7-226
55 - 64 years2,26622.516.81,99420.115.6+272
65 years and over7617.64.65445.53.3+217
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance1,49314.814.81,34713.613.6+146
Retail trade1,01610.110.71,08911.011.2-73
Construction9829.77.69679.77.5+15
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers1,61016.013.41,64316.614.1-33
Professionals1,48914.820.31,43114.419.6+58
Managers1,48814.812.61,51115.212.6-23
Hours worked--------------
Full time5,20051.658.35,38054.260.2-180
Part time4,69346.640.14,32243.537.9+371
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,64216.325.91,41914.322.1+223
Advanced diploma or diploma1,16111.510.699710.09.4+164
Certificate level3,22832.025.12,84328.623.6+385
No qualifications3,68836.635.74,25542.941.0-567
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5002,31423.019.3--------
$500 -$1,7496,50564.564.6--------
$1,750 or more1,09110.814.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car7,05069.970.56,82768.869.1+223
Public Transport1261.37.01411.46.7-15
Bicycle560.61.0570.61.0-1
Walked only3623.62.83803.83.2-18
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas1,45414.423.21,50215.122.0-48
Speaks a language other than English at home2612.615.42943.013.1-33
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161001.03.8--------

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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