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Resident workers - Key statistics

17,413 people or 41.6% of the City of Marion'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
City of Marion20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)41,862100.0100.040,272100.0100.0+1,590
Males20,96850.151.920,64751.352.9+321
Females20,89849.948.119,62648.747.1+1,272
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years6,22614.914.16,48016.115.4-254
25 - 54 years27,50365.764.526,72666.465.7+777
55 - 64 years6,67716.016.86,08015.115.6+597
65 years and over1,4523.54.69862.43.3+466
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance7,29216.914.36,30515.413.4+987
Education and training3,9869.38.43,3598.27.8+627
Manufacturing2,4645.77.73,4258.410.3-961
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals9,47122.620.38,57921.319.6+892
Clerical and administrative workers6,27915.013.36,88917.114.4-610
Technicians and trades workers5,78613.813.45,95914.814.1-173
Hours worked--------------
Full time24,14357.758.324,19660.160.2-53
Part time17,15241.040.115,44638.437.9+1,706
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree12,45529.825.99,82624.422.1+2,629
Advanced diploma or diploma4,95811.810.64,18710.49.4+771
Certificate level9,90123.725.19,42623.423.6+475
No qualifications13,53432.335.715,31138.041.0-1,777
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--------------
Car28,83568.970.527,20667.669.1+1,629
Public Transport4,54110.87.04,17310.46.7+368
Bicycle3820.91.04071.01.0-25
Walked only6021.42.87181.83.2-116
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas11,89328.423.210,33825.722.0+1,555
Speaks a language other than English at home7,31917.515.45,50113.713.1+1,818
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,1135.03.8--------

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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