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South East Overlay

Industry sector of employment

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

South East Overlay’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 Overlay - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.20.6150.60.7-11
Mining341.31.3220.90.9+12
Manufacturing933.64.61576.36.2-64
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services341.31.2120.50.8+22
Construction873.43.5743.03.0+13
Wholesale trade471.82.4763.13.1-29
Retail Trade2118.28.71897.68.3+22
Accommodation and Food Services2549.911.72178.810.4+37
Transport, Postal and Warehousing431.72.0582.32.1-15
Information Media and Telecommunications1003.93.0883.63.0+12
Financial and Insurance Services1124.43.51074.34.1+5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services371.41.7492.02.1-12
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services37414.512.737215.013.1+2
Administrative and Support Services873.43.1903.62.8-3
Public Administration and Safety2529.87.82419.78.5+11
Education and Training25910.110.22319.39.9+28
Health Care and Social Assistance35213.715.132113.014.9+31
Arts and Recreation Services742.92.6481.92.0+26
Other Services662.62.8833.42.7-17
Inadequately described or not stated491.91.7251.01.7+24

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 Overlay: 0.2% Mining, South East Overlay: 1.3% Manufacturing, South East Overlay: 3.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South East Overlay: 1.3% Construction, South East Overlay: 3.4% Wholesale trade, South East Overlay: 1.8% Retail Trade, South East Overlay: 8.2% Accommodation and Food Services, South East Overlay: 9.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South East Overlay: 1.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, South East Overlay: 3.9% Financial and Insurance Services, South East Overlay: 4.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South East Overlay: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South East Overlay: 14.5% Administrative and Support Services, South East Overlay: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, South East Overlay: 9.8% Education and Training, South East Overlay: 10.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, South East Overlay: 13.7% Arts and Recreation Services, South East Overlay: 2.9% Other Services, South East Overlay: 2.6% Inadequately described or not stated, South East Overlay: 1.9%
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 Overlay: -11 Mining, South East Overlay: +12 Manufacturing, South East Overlay: -64 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South East Overlay: +22 Construction, South East Overlay: +13 Wholesale trade, South East Overlay: -29 Retail Trade, South East Overlay: +22 Accommodation and Food Services, South East Overlay: +37 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South East Overlay: -15 Information Media and Telecommunications, South East Overlay: +12 Financial and Insurance Services, South East Overlay: +5 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South East Overlay: -12 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South East Overlay: +2 Administrative and Support Services, South East Overlay: -3 Public Administration and Safety, South East Overlay: +11 Education and Training, South East Overlay: +28 Health Care and Social Assistance, South East Overlay: +31 Arts and Recreation Services, South East Overlay: +26 Other Services, South East Overlay: -17 Inadequately described or not stated, South East Overlay: +24
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 Overlay in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (374 people or 14.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (352 people or 13.7%)
  • Education and Training (259 people or 10.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 985 people in total or 38.3% 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 Overlay and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (9.8% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (14.5% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (9.9% compared to 11.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (13.7% compared to 15.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in South East Overlay increased by 95 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in South East Overlay was for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-64 persons)