City of Playford

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

6,314 people or 19.3% of the City of Playford'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 Playford20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)32,650100.0100.030,591100.0100.0+2,059
Age structure
15 - 24 years5,58517.114.15,81419.015.4-229
25 - 54 years21,84766.964.520,77367.965.7+1,074
55 - 64 years4,47413.716.83,48611.415.6+988
65 years and over7392.34.65131.73.3+226
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance4,37213.414.83,59911.813.6+773
Retail trade4,28313.110.74,01813.111.2+265
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers4,94515.113.44,73315.514.1+212
Community and personal service workers4,50713.812.03,50211.410.5+1,005
Hours worked
Full time19,35159.358.318,87861.760.2+473
Part time12,60338.640.110,92135.737.9+1,682
Bachelor or higher degree3,27810.025.92,3467.722.1+932
Advanced diploma or diploma3,0369.310.62,2567.49.4+780
Certificate level10,46332.025.18,69628.423.6+1,767
No qualifications14,92945.735.715,94152.141.0-1,012
Individual Income
Less than $5006,14018.819.3--------
$500 -$1,74923,75472.864.6--------
$1,750 or more2,2566.914.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport1,8905.87.01,8316.06.7+59
Walked only4241.32.84661.53.2-42
Other Characteristics
Born overseas6,88021.123.26,63821.722.0+242
Speaks a language other than English at home3,37010.315.42,4067.913.1+964
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20165341.63.8--------

City of Playford

economic profile