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Industry sector of employment

More CAD East residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

CAD East’s industry statistics identify the industry sectors in which the residents work (which may be within the residing area or elsewhere). This will be influenced by the skill base and socio-economic status of the residents as well as the industries and employment opportunities present in the region.

When viewed in conjunction with Residents Place of Work data and Method of Travel to Work, industry sector statistics provide insights into the relationship between the economic and residential role of the area.

Derived from the two Census questions:

'What best describes the business of your employer?' and 'What are the main goods produced or main services provided by your employers business?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
CAD East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.40.630.50.7+1
Mining242.51.3132.30.9+11
Manufacturing404.14.6274.76.2+13
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services161.61.261.00.8+10
Construction303.13.5183.13.0+12
Wholesale trade222.32.4305.23.1-8
Retail Trade767.88.7417.18.3+35
Accommodation and Food Services11411.711.7468.010.4+68
Transport, Postal and Warehousing202.12.091.62.1+11
Information Media and Telecommunications303.13.0162.83.0+14
Financial and Insurance Services434.43.5244.24.1+19
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services121.21.7122.12.10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services13513.912.79115.813.1+44
Administrative and Support Services202.13.1244.22.8-4
Public Administration and Safety626.47.8468.08.5+16
Education and Training949.710.2447.69.9+50
Health Care and Social Assistance16517.015.19817.014.9+67
Arts and Recreation Services181.82.6132.32.0+5
Other Services222.22.8101.72.7+12
Inadequately described or not stated252.61.761.01.7+19

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2011
Industry sector of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Adelaide: 0.6% Mining, City of Adelaide: 1.3% Manufacturing, City of Adelaide: 4.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Adelaide: 1.2% Construction, City of Adelaide: 3.5% Wholesale trade, City of Adelaide: 2.4% Retail Trade, City of Adelaide: 8.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Adelaide: 11.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Adelaide: 2.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Adelaide: 3.0% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Adelaide: 3.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Adelaide: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Adelaide: 12.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Adelaide: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, City of Adelaide: 7.8% Education and Training, City of Adelaide: 10.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Adelaide: 15.1% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Adelaide: 2.6% Other Services, City of Adelaide: 2.8% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Adelaide: 1.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, CAD East: 0.4% Mining, CAD East: 2.5% Manufacturing, CAD East: 4.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, CAD East: 1.6% Construction, CAD East: 3.1% Wholesale trade, CAD East: 2.3% Retail Trade, CAD East: 7.8% Accommodation and Food Services, CAD East: 11.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, CAD East: 2.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, CAD East: 3.1% Financial and Insurance Services, CAD East: 4.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, CAD East: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, CAD East: 13.9% Administrative and Support Services, CAD East: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, CAD East: 6.4% Education and Training, CAD East: 9.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, CAD East: 17.0% Arts and Recreation Services, CAD East: 1.8% Other Services, CAD East: 2.2% Inadequately described or not stated, CAD East: 2.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, CAD East: +1 Mining, CAD East: +11 Manufacturing, CAD East: +13 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, CAD East: +10 Construction, CAD East: +12 Wholesale trade, CAD East: -8 Retail Trade, CAD East: +35 Accommodation and Food Services, CAD East: +68 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, CAD East: +11 Information Media and Telecommunications, CAD East: +14 Financial and Insurance Services, CAD East: +19 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, CAD East: 0 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, CAD East: +44 Administrative and Support Services, CAD East: -4 Public Administration and Safety, CAD East: +16 Education and Training, CAD East: +50 Health Care and Social Assistance, CAD East: +67 Arts and Recreation Services, CAD East: +5 Other Services, CAD East: +12 Inadequately described or not stated, CAD East: +19
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in CAD East in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (165 people or 17.0%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (135 people or 13.9%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (114 people or 11.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 414 people in total or 42.6% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Adelaide employed 15.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 12.7% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 11.7% in Accommodation and Food Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of CAD East and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (17.0% compared to 15.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (13.9% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in mining (2.5% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (6.4% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in CAD East increased by 394 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in CAD East were for those employed in:

  • Accommodation and Food Services (+68 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+67 persons)
  • Education and Training (+50 persons)