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Industry sector of employment

More City South residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

City South’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
City South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.30.660.50.7-2
Mining201.61.3100.90.9+10
Manufacturing393.14.6676.06.2-28
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services121.01.2131.20.8-1
Construction534.33.5504.53.0+3
Wholesale trade211.72.4252.33.1-4
Retail Trade12910.38.71029.28.3+27
Accommodation and Food Services14311.411.711910.710.4+24
Transport, Postal and Warehousing161.32.0171.52.1-1
Information Media and Telecommunications624.93.0454.13.0+17
Financial and Insurance Services524.13.5565.14.1-4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services90.71.7272.42.1-18
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services15112.112.714613.213.1+5
Administrative and Support Services453.63.1272.42.8+18
Public Administration and Safety13110.57.811910.78.5+12
Education and Training1068.510.2877.99.9+19
Health Care and Social Assistance16813.415.112711.514.9+41
Arts and Recreation Services312.52.6312.82.00
Other Services362.92.8282.52.7+8
Inadequately described or not stated252.01.760.51.7+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, City South: 0.3% Mining, City South: 1.6% Manufacturing, City South: 3.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City South: 1.0% Construction, City South: 4.3% Wholesale trade, City South: 1.7% Retail Trade, City South: 10.3% Accommodation and Food Services, City South: 11.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City South: 1.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City South: 4.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City South: 4.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City South: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City South: 12.1% Administrative and Support Services, City South: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, City South: 10.5% Education and Training, City South: 8.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City South: 13.4% Arts and Recreation Services, City South: 2.5% Other Services, City South: 2.9% Inadequately described or not stated, City South: 2.0%
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, City South: -2 Mining, City South: +10 Manufacturing, City South: -28 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City South: -1 Construction, City South: +3 Wholesale trade, City South: -4 Retail Trade, City South: +27 Accommodation and Food Services, City South: +24 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City South: -1 Information Media and Telecommunications, City South: +17 Financial and Insurance Services, City South: -4 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City South: -18 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City South: +5 Administrative and Support Services, City South: +18 Public Administration and Safety, City South: +12 Education and Training, City South: +19 Health Care and Social Assistance, City South: +41 Arts and Recreation Services, City South: 0 Other Services, City South: +8 Inadequately described or not stated, City South: +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 City South in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (168 people or 13.4%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (151 people or 12.1%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (143 people or 11.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 462 people in total or 36.9% 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 City South and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (10.5% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in information media and telecommunications (4.9% compared to 3.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (8.5% compared to 10.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (13.4% compared to 15.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City South increased by 146 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in City South between 2006 and 2011.