City of Onkaparinga

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

22,258 people or 29.7% 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Onkaparinga20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)74,902100.0100.075,908100.0100.0-1,006
Age structure
15 - 24 years11,09714.814.112,30716.215.4-1,210
25 - 54 years48,43464.764.549,73465.565.7-1,300
55 - 64 years12,62116.916.812,02315.815.6+598
65 years and over2,7583.74.61,8452.43.3+913
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance12,60116.814.811,54315.213.6+1,058
Retail trade9,11612.210.79,88013.011.2-764
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers12,52716.713.413,21017.414.1-683
Clerical and administrative workers10,89214.513.311,76315.514.4-871
Hours worked
Full time42,56656.858.344,69858.960.2-2,132
Part time31,25341.740.129,79739.337.9+1,456
Bachelor or higher degree13,53618.125.911,61315.322.1+1,923
Advanced diploma or diploma8,72211.610.67,2069.59.4+1,516
Certificate level23,54431.425.121,91928.923.6+1,625
No qualifications27,27436.435.732,21742.441.0-4,943
Individual Income
Less than $50014,67219.619.3--------
$500 -$1,74951,39368.664.6--------
$1,750 or more7,82310.414.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport4,4175.97.04,3345.76.7+83
Walked only8971.22.81,0191.33.2-122
Other Characteristics
Born overseas16,96822.723.217,27022.822.0-302
Speaks a language other than English at home5,0036.715.44,2885.613.1+715
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161,6822.23.8--------

City of Onkaparinga

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