City of Salisbury

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

15,355 people or 26.7% of the City of Salisbury'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 Salisbury20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)57,405100.0100.056,951100.0100.0+454
Age structure
15 - 24 years8,60615.014.19,52216.715.4-916
25 - 54 years39,17268.264.539,03168.565.7+141
55 - 64 years8,13114.216.87,37512.915.6+756
65 years and over1,5082.64.61,0271.83.3+481
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance8,19714.314.86,88012.113.6+1,317
Retail trade6,76811.810.77,05012.411.2-282
Top three occupations
Technicians and trades workers8,55014.913.49,14516.114.1-595
Clerical and administrative workers7,88213.713.38,62815.114.4-746
Hours worked
Full time34,70560.558.336,09063.460.2-1,385
Part time21,58437.640.119,44734.137.9+2,137
Bachelor or higher degree9,79317.125.97,40913.022.1+2,384
Advanced diploma or diploma5,5629.710.64,5057.99.4+1,057
Certificate level16,08228.025.114,95926.323.6+1,123
No qualifications24,39142.535.727,59248.441.0-3,201
Individual Income
Less than $50010,72018.719.3--------
$500 -$1,74941,32472.064.6--------
$1,750 or more4,5157.914.7--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport4,2057.37.03,9977.06.7+208
Walked only6861.22.87101.23.2-24
Other Characteristics
Born overseas18,24631.823.215,87927.922.0+2,367
Speaks a language other than English at home14,76425.715.410,96519.313.1+3,799
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,5604.53.8--------

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