City of Norwood Payneham and St Peters

Local workers - Key statistics

In the City of Norwood Payneham and St Peters 47.4% of the local workers are males and 52.6% 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 Norwood Payneham and St Peters 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.

Data source

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

Please note: The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. the City of Norwood Payneham and St Peters currently subscribe to the “LITE” version of, which does not feature this extended dataset. In order to directly compare worker numbers between 2011 and 2016, it is recommended that the City of Norwood Payneham and St Peters subscribe to the FULL version of
Current benchmark:
Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Norwood Payneham and St Peters2016
Namenumber%. South Australia
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)23,052100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years3,75416.314.1
25 - 54 years14,67463.764.5
55 - 64 years3,56215.516.8
65 years and over1,0624.64.6
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance3,59115.614.8
Retail trade2,92912.710.7
Professional, scientific and technical services2,88112.55.5
Top three occupations
Clerical and administrative workers3,59415.613.4
Hours worked
Full time12,92456.158.2
Part time9,80642.540.1
Bachelor or higher degree7,61933.125.9
Advanced diploma or diploma2,86412.410.6
Certificate level4,48719.525.1
No qualifications7,52532.635.8
Individual Income
Less than $5004,90621.319.4
$500 -$1,74914,40562.564.7
$1,750 or more3,46615.014.5
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport9544.16.9
Walked only6002.62.7
Other Characteristics
Born overseas5,93525.723.2
Speaks a language other than English at home4,87021.115.5
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161,1615.03.8

City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters

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