City of Marion

Resident workers - Key statistics

17,413 people or 41.6% of the City of Marion's resident workers 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.

Data source

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

Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Marion2016
Namenumber%. % South Australia
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)41,862100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years6,22614.914.1
25 - 54 years27,50365.764.5
55 - 64 years6,67716.016.8
65 years and over1,4523.54.6
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance7,29217.414.8
Retail trade4,51910.810.7
Education and training3,9869.58.6
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers6,27915.013.3
Technicians and trades workers5,78613.813.4
Hours worked
Full time24,14357.758.3
Part time17,15241.040.1
Bachelor or higher degree12,45529.825.9
Advanced diploma or diploma4,95811.810.6
Certificate level9,90123.725.1
No qualifications13,53432.335.7
Individual Income
Less than $5007,88518.819.3
$500 -$1,74927,75266.364.6
$1,750 or more5,73413.714.7
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport4,54110.87.0
Walked only6021.42.8
Other Characteristics
Born overseas11,89328.423.2
Speaks a language other than English at home7,31917.515.4
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,1135.03.8

City of Marion

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