City of Onkaparinga

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

27,204 people or 33.1% of the City of Onkaparinga's resident workers (All industries) 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Onkaparinga20212016change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)82,233100.0100.074,902100.0100.0+7,331
Age structure
15 - 24 years12,12614.714.611,09714.814.1+1,029
25 - 54 years52,34863.763.348,43464.764.5+3,914
55 - 64 years14,13617.216.712,62116.916.8+1,515
65 years and over3,6324.45.32,7583.74.6+874
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance14,92818.216.412,60116.814.8+2,327
Retail trade9,01811.09.79,11612.210.7-98
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers13,41216.313.212,52716.713.4+885
Community and personal service workers12,13814.813.010,26413.712.0+1,874
Hours worked
Full time45,80955.757.242,56656.858.3+3,243
Part time35,37743.041.331,25341.740.1+4,124
Bachelor or higher degree18,04121.930.713,53618.125.9+4,505
Advanced diploma or diploma9,16311.110.38,72211.610.6+441
Certificate level26,29632.024.823,54431.425.1+2,752
No qualifications27,16833.032.127,27436.435.7-106
Individual Income
Less than $50011,75314.314.3--------
$500 -$1,99960,88974.069.9--------
$2,000 or more8,89110.814.9--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport3,5294.35.34,4175.97.0-888
Walked only8661.12.58971.22.8-31
Other Characteristics
Born overseas18,72922.826.116,96822.723.2+1,761
Speaks a language other than English at home6,1857.518.65,0036.715.4+1,182
Arrived between 2016 and August 20211,3061.65.1--------

City of Onkaparinga

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