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South East Corner

Industry sector of employment

More South East Corner residents worked in professional, scientific and technical services than any other industry in 2011.

South East Corner’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
South East Corner - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.690.50.7-9
Mining181.01.3191.10.9-1
Manufacturing663.64.61116.26.2-45
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services221.21.230.20.8+19
Construction583.23.5482.73.0+10
Wholesale trade372.02.4543.03.1-17
Retail Trade1417.68.71307.38.3+11
Accommodation and Food Services18710.111.71578.810.4+30
Transport, Postal and Warehousing321.72.0462.62.1-14
Information Media and Telecommunications754.13.0643.63.0+11
Financial and Insurance Services774.23.5653.64.1+12
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services281.51.7301.72.1-2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services28815.612.728215.813.1+6
Administrative and Support Services643.43.1703.92.8-6
Public Administration and Safety1669.07.81609.08.5+6
Education and Training19610.610.218310.39.9+13
Health Care and Social Assistance25914.015.125114.114.9+8
Arts and Recreation Services573.12.6251.42.0+32
Other Services462.52.8553.12.7-9
Inadequately described or not stated291.61.7191.11.7+10

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, South East Corner: 0.0% Mining, South East Corner: 1.0% Manufacturing, South East Corner: 3.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South East Corner: 1.2% Construction, South East Corner: 3.2% Wholesale trade, South East Corner: 2.0% Retail Trade, South East Corner: 7.6% Accommodation and Food Services, South East Corner: 10.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South East Corner: 1.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, South East Corner: 4.1% Financial and Insurance Services, South East Corner: 4.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South East Corner: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South East Corner: 15.6% Administrative and Support Services, South East Corner: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, South East Corner: 9.0% Education and Training, South East Corner: 10.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, South East Corner: 14.0% Arts and Recreation Services, South East Corner: 3.1% Other Services, South East Corner: 2.5% Inadequately described or not stated, South East Corner: 1.6%
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, South East Corner: -9 Mining, South East Corner: -1 Manufacturing, South East Corner: -45 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South East Corner: +19 Construction, South East Corner: +10 Wholesale trade, South East Corner: -17 Retail Trade, South East Corner: +11 Accommodation and Food Services, South East Corner: +30 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South East Corner: -14 Information Media and Telecommunications, South East Corner: +11 Financial and Insurance Services, South East Corner: +12 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South East Corner: -2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South East Corner: +6 Administrative and Support Services, South East Corner: -6 Public Administration and Safety, South East Corner: +6 Education and Training, South East Corner: +13 Health Care and Social Assistance, South East Corner: +8 Arts and Recreation Services, South East Corner: +32 Other Services, South East Corner: -9 Inadequately described or not stated, South East Corner: +10
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 South East Corner in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (288 people or 15.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (259 people or 14.0%)
  • Education and Training (196 people or 10.6%)

In combination, these three industries employed 743 people in total or 40.2% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (15.6% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (9.0% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (10.1% compared to 11.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (7.6% compared to 8.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in South East Corner increased by 65 between 2006 and 2011.

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