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Lower North Adelaide

Industry sector of employment

More Lower North Adelaide residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Lower North Adelaide’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
Lower North Adelaide - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing60.50.6121.10.7-6
Mining151.41.3211.90.9-6
Manufacturing524.74.6817.46.2-29
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services00.01.230.20.8-3
Construction252.33.5181.73.0+7
Wholesale trade383.42.4312.83.1+7
Retail Trade1039.38.71039.38.3+1
Accommodation and Food Services908.111.711310.310.4-23
Transport, Postal and Warehousing141.32.0171.62.1-3
Information Media and Telecommunications262.33.0242.23.0+2
Financial and Insurance Services403.63.5524.74.1-12
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services333.01.7151.42.1+18
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services13512.212.713312.113.1+2
Administrative and Support Services282.53.1272.42.8+1
Public Administration and Safety817.37.8938.48.5-12
Education and Training14312.910.212911.79.9+14
Health Care and Social Assistance22320.115.117616.014.9+47
Arts and Recreation Services282.52.6252.32.0+3
Other Services242.22.8161.52.7+8
Inadequately described or not stated40.41.7100.91.7-6

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, Lower North Adelaide: 0.5% Mining, Lower North Adelaide: 1.4% Manufacturing, Lower North Adelaide: 4.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Lower North Adelaide: 0.0% Construction, Lower North Adelaide: 2.3% Wholesale trade, Lower North Adelaide: 3.4% Retail Trade, Lower North Adelaide: 9.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Lower North Adelaide: 8.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Lower North Adelaide: 1.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Lower North Adelaide: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Lower North Adelaide: 3.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Lower North Adelaide: 3.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Lower North Adelaide: 12.2% Administrative and Support Services, Lower North Adelaide: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Lower North Adelaide: 7.3% Education and Training, Lower North Adelaide: 12.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Lower North Adelaide: 20.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Lower North Adelaide: 2.5% Other Services, Lower North Adelaide: 2.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Lower North Adelaide: 0.4%
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, Lower North Adelaide: -6 Mining, Lower North Adelaide: -6 Manufacturing, Lower North Adelaide: -29 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Lower North Adelaide: -3 Construction, Lower North Adelaide: +7 Wholesale trade, Lower North Adelaide: +7 Retail Trade, Lower North Adelaide: +1 Accommodation and Food Services, Lower North Adelaide: -23 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Lower North Adelaide: -3 Information Media and Telecommunications, Lower North Adelaide: +2 Financial and Insurance Services, Lower North Adelaide: -12 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Lower North Adelaide: +18 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Lower North Adelaide: +2 Administrative and Support Services, Lower North Adelaide: +1 Public Administration and Safety, Lower North Adelaide: -12 Education and Training, Lower North Adelaide: +14 Health Care and Social Assistance, Lower North Adelaide: +47 Arts and Recreation Services, Lower North Adelaide: +3 Other Services, Lower North Adelaide: +8 Inadequately described or not stated, Lower North Adelaide: -6
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 Lower North Adelaide in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (223 people or 20.1%)
  • Education and Training (143 people or 12.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (135 people or 12.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 501 people in total or 45.2% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Adelaide employed 15.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.2% in Education and Training; and 12.7% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Lower North Adelaide and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (20.1% compared to 15.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (12.9% compared to 10.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in rental, hiring and real estate services (3.0% compared to 1.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (8.1% compared to 11.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Lower North Adelaide increased by 9 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Lower North Adelaide between 2006 and 2011.