City of Salisbury

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

20,246 people or 31.8% 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current industry:
Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Salisbury20212016change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2016 to 2021
Resident workers
Total Resident workers (Census)63,767100.0100.057,405100.0100.0+6,362
Age structure
15 - 24 years9,82515.414.68,60615.014.1+1,219
25 - 54 years42,58666.863.339,17268.264.5+3,414
55 - 64 years9,33014.616.78,13114.216.8+1,199
65 years and over2,0293.25.31,5082.64.6+521
Top three industries
Health care and social assistance10,08615.816.48,19714.314.8+1,889
Retail trade6,62810.49.76,76811.810.7-140
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers9,44914.813.07,67713.412.0+1,772
Technicians and trades workers9,26614.513.28,55014.913.4+716
Hours worked
Full time37,25158.457.234,70560.558.3+2,546
Part time25,45139.941.321,58437.640.1+3,867
Bachelor or higher degree14,05222.030.79,79317.125.9+4,259
Advanced diploma or diploma6,1949.710.35,5629.710.6+632
Certificate level17,09826.824.816,08228.025.1+1,016
No qualifications25,03139.332.124,39142.535.7+640
Individual Income
Less than $5009,04514.214.3--------
$500 -$1,99949,28577.369.9--------
$2,000 or more4,8547.614.9--------
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport3,2125.05.34,2057.37.0-993
Walked only6531.02.56861.22.8-33
Other Characteristics
Born overseas23,98137.626.118,24631.823.2+5,735
Speaks a language other than English at home20,98132.918.614,76425.715.4+6,217
Arrived between 2016 and August 20214,0186.35.1--------

City of Salisbury

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