City of Mitcham

Resident workers - Key statistics

17,247 people or 55.8% of the City of Mitcham'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 Mitcham2016
Namenumber%. % South Australia
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)30,922100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,32614.014.1
25 - 54 years19,56363.364.5
55 - 64 years5,37817.416.8
65 years and over1,6565.44.6
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance5,67018.314.8
Education and training3,98912.98.6
Professional, scientific and technical services2,8309.15.6
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers4,07313.213.3
Hours worked
Full time17,22355.758.3
Part time13,32843.140.1
Bachelor or higher degree13,76344.525.9
Advanced diploma or diploma3,48411.310.6
Certificate level5,08916.525.1
No qualifications7,99725.935.7
Individual Income
Less than $5005,93719.219.3
$500 -$1,74917,03955.164.6
$1,750 or more7,60624.614.7
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport2,7318.87.0
Walked only6112.02.8
Other Characteristics
Born overseas7,06822.923.2
Speaks a language other than English at home4,09713.215.4
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161,0653.43.8

City of Mitcham

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