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Resident workers - Key statistics

17,247 people or 55.8% of the City of Mitcham'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 Mitcham20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)30,922100.0100.031,216100.0100.0-294
Males15,48750.151.916,01251.352.9-525
Females15,43149.948.115,20548.747.1+226
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4,32614.014.14,64914.915.4-323
25 - 54 years19,56363.364.519,92563.865.7-362
55 - 64 years5,37817.416.85,38917.315.6-11
65 years and over1,6565.44.61,2564.03.3+400
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance5,67018.314.85,38917.313.6+281
Education and training3,98912.98.63,95412.77.9+35
Professional, scientific and technical services2,8309.15.62,9139.35.5-83
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals10,46233.820.310,33033.119.6+132
Managers4,22113.712.64,22713.512.6-6
Clerical and administrative workers4,07313.213.34,45114.314.4-378
Hours worked--------------
Full time17,22355.758.317,93057.460.2-707
Part time13,32843.140.112,83341.137.9+495
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree13,76344.525.912,42839.822.1+1,335
Advanced diploma or diploma3,48411.310.63,49311.29.4-9
Certificate level5,08916.525.15,05416.223.6+35
No qualifications7,99725.935.79,21729.541.0-1,220
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--------------
Car20,92367.770.520,70966.369.1+214
Public Transport2,7318.87.02,6908.66.7+41
Bicycle5941.91.05631.81.0+31
Walked only6112.02.87752.53.2-164
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas7,06822.923.26,97222.322.0+96
Speaks a language other than English at home4,09713.215.43,77712.113.1+320
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161,0653.43.8--------

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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