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Local workers - Key statistics

In the City of Mitcham 41.9% of the local workers are males and 58.1% of the local workers are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in the City of Mitcham vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Mitcham20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)27,472100.0100.027,035100.0100.0+437
Males11,50241.951.811,70143.352.9-199
Females15,97358.148.215,33056.747.1+643
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,68813.414.13,98714.715.4-299
25 - 54 years17,55563.964.517,57665.065.8-21
55 - 64 years4,89117.816.84,55616.915.6+335
65 years and over1,3354.94.69053.33.3+430
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance9,11632.314.48,59031.313.4+526
Education and training5,04117.98.44,83517.67.8+206
Retail trade2,4708.810.42,74410.011.0-274
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals10,06636.620.29,70235.919.6+364
Clerical and administrative workers3,40112.413.43,58013.214.4-179
Community and personal service workers3,38112.312.02,92510.810.5+456
Hours worked--------------
Full time14,14151.558.214,43353.459.2-292
Part time12,99147.340.112,17045.037.1+821
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree11,69442.625.910,28238.022.1+1,412
Advanced diploma or diploma2,84710.410.62,6729.99.4+175
Certificate level5,01118.225.14,75517.623.6+256
No qualifications7,35726.835.88,40231.141.0-1,045
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5005,21119.019.4--------
$500 -$1,74917,45063.564.7--------
$1,750 or more4,50116.414.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car19,80172.170.719,22871.169.2+573
Public Transport1,2224.46.91,0864.06.7+136
Bicycle2781.01.02921.11.0-14
Walked only5642.12.77192.73.2-155
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas7,17026.123.26,80425.222.0+366
Speaks a language other than English at home4,00114.615.53,36412.413.1+637
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20169823.63.8--------

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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