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Local workers - Key statistics

In the City of Onkaparinga 49.6% of the local workers are males and 50.4% 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 Onkaparinga 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 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Onkaparinga20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)35,886100.0100.032,955100.0100.0+2,931
Males17,81449.652.716,48650.053.3+1,328
Females18,07250.447.316,46950.046.7+1,603
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years6,44918.015.26,28219.116.1+167
25 - 54 years22,42562.565.921,44565.168.0+980
55 - 64 years5,91816.515.74,56813.913.7+1,350
65 years and over1,0943.03.26602.02.3+434
Top three industries--------------
Retail trade5,68015.811.45,41616.411.9+264
Manufacturing5,14014.310.66,18318.812.9-1,043
Health care and social assistance5,03214.013.83,94512.012.7+1,087
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals5,91816.519.95,09215.518.9+826
Technicians and trades workers5,43215.114.14,95815.014.1+474
Sales workers4,73613.29.74,35813.29.7+378
Hours worked--------------
Full time19,40754.160.718,49356.162.6+914
Part time15,98444.538.013,94542.335.6+2,039
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree6,16717.222.44,77814.518.9+1,389
Advanced diploma or diploma3,3759.49.52,7308.38.6+645
Certificate level9,61126.823.67,84623.822.2+1,765
No qualifications16,37045.640.816,09748.845.6+273
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59913,48437.630.3--------
$600 -$124915,30942.743.7--------
$1250 or more6,71818.724.8--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car26,56574.069.523,80172.268.4+2,764
Public Transport6961.96.56822.16.3+14
Bicycle1770.51.02280.71.2-51
Walked only7562.13.28512.63.6-95
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas8,03122.422.07,03821.420.1+993
Speaks a language other than English at home2,3556.613.01,7625.310.4+593
Arrived between 2006 and 20111,3193.74.7--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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