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Local workers - Key statistics

In the City of West Torrens 58.1% of the local workers are males and 41.9% 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 West Torrens 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 West Torrens2016
NameNumber%South Australia %
Local workers------
Total local workers (Census)42,917100.0100.0
Males24,94058.151.8
Females17,97441.948.2
Age structure------
15 - 24 years5,03411.714.1
25 - 54 years29,29568.364.5
55 - 64 years7,02716.416.8
65 years and over1,5653.64.6
Top three industries------
Health care and social assistance5,17711.714.4
Transport, postal and warehousing5,17011.74.0
Manufacturing4,65610.57.8
Top three occupations------
Professionals7,07316.520.2
Clerical and administrative workers6,96316.213.4
Technicians and trades workers6,35314.813.4
Hours worked------
Full time27,66564.558.2
Part time14,63934.140.1
Qualifications------
Bachelor or higher degree10,46824.425.9
Advanced diploma or diploma5,09111.910.6
Certificate level11,04525.725.1
No qualifications15,29335.635.8
Individual Income------
Less than $5006,32514.719.4
$500 -$1,74929,08267.864.7
$1,750 or more6,97116.214.5
Method of Travel to Work------
Car34,30679.970.7
Public Transport1,3183.16.9
Bicycle4371.01.0
Walked only6321.52.7
Other Characteristics------
Born overseas11,24426.223.2
Speaks a language other than English at home8,18619.115.5
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20162,0154.73.8

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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