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Resident workers - Key statistics

22,258 people or 29.7% of the City of Onkaparinga'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 Onkaparinga20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)74,902100.0100.075,908100.0100.0-1,006
Males38,42551.351.939,85652.552.9-1,431
Females36,47448.748.136,05047.547.1+424
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 assistance12,60116.314.311,54315.013.4+1,058
Retail trade9,11611.810.39,88012.811.0-764
Construction7,4249.67.37,3829.67.4+42
Top three occupations--------------
Technicians and trades workers12,52716.713.413,21017.414.1-683
Professionals11,97116.020.311,92115.719.6+50
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
Qualifications--------------
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--------------
Car55,36173.970.555,37673.069.1-15
Public Transport4,4175.97.04,3345.76.7+83
Bicycle2150.31.02840.41.0-69
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--------

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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