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RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

Resident workers - Key statistics

20,232 people or 36.9% of the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island's resident workers 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island20162011Change
NameNumber%Transport, Postal and Warehousing %Number%Transport, Postal and Warehousing %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)54,773100.0100.054,025100.0100.0+748
Males28,09751.374.928,36952.578.4-272
Females26,68048.724.125,66147.522.3+1,019
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years7,11213.04.87,27213.56.7-160
25 - 54 years32,70359.757.633,71762.464.5-1,014
55 - 64 years11,18920.428.010,44719.323.2+742
65 years and over3,7526.98.72,5784.86.0+1,174
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals11,52721.06.111,16220.76.3+365
Managers8,27415.112.08,36015.511.7-86
Technicians and trades workers7,82014.36.17,97614.85.2-156
Hours worked--------------
Full time29,63454.161.830,21355.968.0-579
Part time24,29644.436.122,90542.429.9+1,391
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree13,84425.38.712,12222.47.3+1,722
Advanced diploma or diploma6,38811.79.15,83010.87.3+558
Certificate level14,74626.931.013,39924.828.2+1,347
No qualifications18,24033.347.320,73038.454.3-2,490
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50011,54721.114.0--------
$500 -$1,74933,64661.468.9--------
$1,750 or more8,78816.014.7--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car38,24769.869.037,17368.868.8+1,074
Public Transport1,9643.61.31,9303.61.5+34
Bicycle2190.40.42310.40.2-12
Walked only1,5432.82.81,8483.43.2-305
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas8,96416.414.19,30117.215.4-337
Speaks a language other than English at home2,4234.43.32,1404.02.0+283
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20166371.20.5--------

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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