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CAD West

Industry sector of employment

More CAD West residents worked in accommodation and food services than any other industry in 2016.

CAD West’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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
CAD West - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing20.30.80--0.6+3
Mining40.41.0121.31.3-8
Manufacturing323.23.7546.04.6-21
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services0--0.7111.31.2-12
Construction333.33.3242.73.5+9
Retail Trade12112.08.4829.28.7+38
Wholesale trade262.72.2161.92.4+10
Accommodation and Food Services26125.912.821724.211.7+44
Transport, Postal and Warehousing192.02.0202.22.00
Information Media and Telecommunications181.92.2222.53.0-4
Financial and Insurance Services242.44.0252.83.5-1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services80.91.830.31.7+6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services929.212.1819.112.7+11
Administrative and Support Services292.92.5404.53.1-11
Public Administration and Safety565.68.1515.77.8+5
Education and Training919.111.1738.210.2+18
Health Care and Social Assistance10210.214.8839.315.1+19
Arts and Recreation Services151.52.6192.12.6-3
Other Services303.02.9262.92.8+4
Inadequately described or not stated343.52.8323.61.7+3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2016
Industry sector of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Adelaide: 0.8% Mining, City of Adelaide: 1.0% Manufacturing, City of Adelaide: 3.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Adelaide: 0.7% Construction, City of Adelaide: 3.3% Retail Trade, City of Adelaide: 8.4% Wholesale trade, City of Adelaide: 2.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Adelaide: 12.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Adelaide: 2.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Adelaide: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Adelaide: 4.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Adelaide: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Adelaide: 12.1% Administrative and Support Services, City of Adelaide: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Adelaide: 8.1% Education and Training, City of Adelaide: 11.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Adelaide: 14.8% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Adelaide: 2.6% Other Services, City of Adelaide: 2.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, CAD West: 0.3% Mining, CAD West: 0.4% Manufacturing, CAD West: 3.2% Construction, CAD West: 3.3% Retail Trade, CAD West: 12.0% Wholesale trade, CAD West: 2.7% Accommodation and Food Services, CAD West: 25.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, CAD West: 2.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, CAD West: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, CAD West: 2.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, CAD West: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, CAD West: 9.2% Administrative and Support Services, CAD West: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, CAD West: 5.6% Education and Training, CAD West: 9.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, CAD West: 10.2% Arts and Recreation Services, CAD West: 1.5% Other Services, CAD West: 3.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, CAD West: +3 Mining, CAD West: -8 Manufacturing, CAD West: -21 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, CAD West: -12 Construction, CAD West: +9 Retail Trade, CAD West: +38 Wholesale trade, CAD West: +10 Accommodation and Food Services, CAD West: +44 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, CAD West: 0 Information Media and Telecommunications, CAD West: -4 Financial and Insurance Services, CAD West: -1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, CAD West: +6 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, CAD West: +11 Administrative and Support Services, CAD West: -11 Public Administration and Safety, CAD West: +5 Education and Training, CAD West: +18 Health Care and Social Assistance, CAD West: +19 Arts and Recreation Services, CAD West: -3 Other Services, CAD West: +4
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 West in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Accommodation and Food Services (261 people or 25.9%)
  • Retail Trade (121 people or 12.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (102 people or 10.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 484 people in total or 48.1% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Adelaide employed 12.8% in Accommodation and Food Services; 8.4% in Retail Trade; and 14.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (25.9% compared to 12.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (12.0% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (10.2% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (9.2% compared to 12.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in CAD West increased by 111 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in CAD West between 2011 and 2016.

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