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Local workers - Key statistics

In the City of Onkaparinga 48.1% of the local workers are males and 51.9% 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 2016 – by place of work

Workforce key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Onkaparinga20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)37,724100.0100.038,357100.0100.0-633
Males18,13148.151.819,26950.252.9-1,138
Females19,59351.948.219,08649.847.1+507
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years6,67817.714.17,08218.515.4-404
25 - 54 years23,03461.164.523,89662.365.8-862
55 - 64 years6,29916.716.86,19816.215.6+101
65 years and over1,7124.54.61,1813.13.3+531
Top three industries--------------
Health care and social assistance5,78714.814.45,26913.513.4+518
Retail trade5,77814.810.46,01515.411.0-237
Education and training4,11810.68.43,7939.77.8+325
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals6,33516.820.26,14416.019.6+191
Community and personal service workers5,49614.612.04,95112.910.5+545
Technicians and trades workers5,44714.413.45,93815.514.1-491
Hours worked--------------
Full time19,03250.558.220,48853.459.2-1,456
Part time18,09148.040.117,05044.537.1+1,041
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree7,60320.225.96,41916.722.1+1,184
Advanced diploma or diploma3,97210.510.63,5019.19.4+471
Certificate level10,80828.725.110,23326.723.6+575
No qualifications14,34438.035.816,69443.541.0-2,350
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5009,61925.519.4--------
$500 -$1,74924,10963.964.7--------
$1,750 or more3,4699.214.5--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car28,26774.970.728,26973.769.2-2
Public Transport6931.86.97592.06.7-66
Bicycle1550.41.01860.51.0-31
Walked only7412.02.78172.13.2-76
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas8,67923.023.28,55722.322.0+122
Speaks a language other than English at home3,1228.315.52,5796.713.1+543
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161,0732.83.8--------

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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