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Industry sector of employment

More Park Lands residents worked in accommodation and food services than any other industry in 2011.

Park Lands’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
Park Lands - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.645.10.7-4
Mining00.01.300.00.90
Manufacturing44.44.667.66.2-2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services00.01.233.80.8-3
Construction00.03.500.03.00
Wholesale trade00.02.400.03.10
Retail Trade1213.38.733.88.3+9
Accommodation and Food Services3033.311.71822.810.4+12
Transport, Postal and Warehousing00.02.000.02.10
Information Media and Telecommunications00.03.000.03.00
Financial and Insurance Services00.03.500.04.10
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services00.01.700.02.10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services88.912.700.013.1+8
Administrative and Support Services77.83.167.62.8+1
Public Administration and Safety55.67.833.88.5+2
Education and Training1516.710.21417.79.9+1
Health Care and Social Assistance910.015.11822.814.9-9
Arts and Recreation Services00.02.645.12.0-4
Other Services00.02.800.02.70
Inadequately described or not stated00.01.700.01.70

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, Park Lands: 0.0% Mining, Park Lands: 0.0% Manufacturing, Park Lands: 4.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Park Lands: 0.0% Construction, Park Lands: 0.0% Wholesale trade, Park Lands: 0.0% Retail Trade, Park Lands: 13.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Park Lands: 33.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Park Lands: 0.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Park Lands: 0.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Park Lands: 0.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Park Lands: 0.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Park Lands: 8.9% Administrative and Support Services, Park Lands: 7.8% Public Administration and Safety, Park Lands: 5.6% Education and Training, Park Lands: 16.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Park Lands: 10.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Park Lands: 0.0% Other Services, Park Lands: 0.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Park Lands: 0.0%
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, Park Lands: -4 Mining, Park Lands: 0 Manufacturing, Park Lands: -2 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Park Lands: -3 Construction, Park Lands: 0 Wholesale trade, Park Lands: 0 Retail Trade, Park Lands: +9 Accommodation and Food Services, Park Lands: +12 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Park Lands: 0 Information Media and Telecommunications, Park Lands: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, Park Lands: 0 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Park Lands: 0 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Park Lands: +8 Administrative and Support Services, Park Lands: +1 Public Administration and Safety, Park Lands: +2 Education and Training, Park Lands: +1 Health Care and Social Assistance, Park Lands: -9 Arts and Recreation Services, Park Lands: -4 Other Services, Park Lands: 0 Inadequately described or not stated, Park Lands: 0
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 Park Lands in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Accommodation and Food Services (30 people or 33.3%)
  • Education and Training (15 people or 16.7%)
  • Retail Trade (12 people or 13.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 57 people in total or 63.3% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Adelaide employed 11.7% in Accommodation and Food Services; 10.2% in Education and Training; and 8.7% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Park Lands and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (33.3% compared to 11.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (16.7% compared to 10.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in administrative and support services (7.8% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (10.0% compared to 15.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Park Lands increased by 11 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Park Lands between 2006 and 2011.