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Semaphore Park

Industry sector of employment

More Semaphore Park residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Semaphore Park’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
Semaphore Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.460.30.5-6
Mining80.40.7110.60.4-3
Manufacturing21311.710.829416.913.4-81
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services140.81.4160.91.2-2
Construction1407.77.61196.96.8+21
Wholesale trade1035.74.3814.74.4+22
Retail Trade18310.111.21498.612.0+34
Accommodation and Food Services1287.06.3945.45.9+34
Transport, Postal and Warehousing975.34.91096.35.0-12
Information Media and Telecommunications120.71.7261.51.8-14
Financial and Insurance Services643.53.7653.73.8-1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services140.81.5221.31.5-8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1055.86.2814.75.6+24
Administrative and Support Services784.33.6754.33.6+3
Public Administration and Safety1327.37.61357.87.0-3
Education and Training1528.47.51357.87.4+17
Health Care and Social Assistance22512.412.920311.711.9+22
Arts and Recreation Services372.01.7311.81.5+6
Other Services703.84.2482.84.4+22
Inadequately described or not stated442.42.0352.02.0+9

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 Charles Sturt: 0.4% Mining, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Manufacturing, City of Charles Sturt: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Charles Sturt: 1.4% Construction, City of Charles Sturt: 7.6% Wholesale trade, City of Charles Sturt: 4.3% Retail Trade, City of Charles Sturt: 11.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Charles Sturt: 6.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Charles Sturt: 4.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Charles Sturt: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Charles Sturt: 3.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Charles Sturt: 6.2% Administrative and Support Services, City of Charles Sturt: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Charles Sturt: 7.6% Education and Training, City of Charles Sturt: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Charles Sturt: 12.9% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Charles Sturt: 1.7% Other Services, City of Charles Sturt: 4.2% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Semaphore Park: 0.0% Mining, Semaphore Park: 0.4% Manufacturing, Semaphore Park: 11.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Semaphore Park: 0.8% Construction, Semaphore Park: 7.7% Wholesale trade, Semaphore Park: 5.7% Retail Trade, Semaphore Park: 10.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Semaphore Park: 7.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Semaphore Park: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Semaphore Park: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Semaphore Park: 3.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Semaphore Park: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Semaphore Park: 5.8% Administrative and Support Services, Semaphore Park: 4.3% Public Administration and Safety, Semaphore Park: 7.3% Education and Training, Semaphore Park: 8.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Semaphore Park: 12.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Semaphore Park: 2.0% Other Services, Semaphore Park: 3.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Semaphore Park: 2.4%
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, Semaphore Park: -6 Mining, Semaphore Park: -3 Manufacturing, Semaphore Park: -81 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Semaphore Park: -2 Construction, Semaphore Park: +21 Wholesale trade, Semaphore Park: +22 Retail Trade, Semaphore Park: +34 Accommodation and Food Services, Semaphore Park: +34 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Semaphore Park: -12 Information Media and Telecommunications, Semaphore Park: -14 Financial and Insurance Services, Semaphore Park: -1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Semaphore Park: -8 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Semaphore Park: +24 Administrative and Support Services, Semaphore Park: +3 Public Administration and Safety, Semaphore Park: -3 Education and Training, Semaphore Park: +17 Health Care and Social Assistance, Semaphore Park: +22 Arts and Recreation Services, Semaphore Park: +6 Other Services, Semaphore Park: +22 Inadequately described or not stated, Semaphore Park: +9
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 Semaphore Park in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (225 people or 12.4%)
  • Manufacturing (213 people or 11.7%)
  • Retail Trade (183 people or 10.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 621 people in total or 34.1% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Charles Sturt employed 12.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.8% in Manufacturing; and 11.2% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Semaphore Park and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in wholesale trade (5.7% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (10.1% compared to 11.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Semaphore Park increased by 84 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Semaphore Park was for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-81 persons)