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West Beach - Henley Beach South

Industry sector of employment

More West Beach - Henley Beach South residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

West Beach - Henley Beach South’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
West Beach - Henley Beach South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.4180.70.5-18
Mining291.10.7241.00.4+5
Manufacturing2208.110.82379.813.4-17
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services331.21.4482.01.2-15
Construction2127.87.61817.56.8+31
Wholesale trade943.44.3843.54.4+10
Retail Trade27910.211.227411.412.0+5
Accommodation and Food Services1756.46.31566.55.9+19
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1365.04.91225.15.0+14
Information Media and Telecommunications602.21.7522.21.8+8
Financial and Insurance Services1174.33.71064.43.8+11
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services441.61.5451.91.5-1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2178.06.21385.75.6+79
Administrative and Support Services1084.03.6813.43.6+27
Public Administration and Safety2107.77.61697.07.0+41
Education and Training2428.97.52319.67.4+11
Health Care and Social Assistance34712.712.927411.411.9+73
Arts and Recreation Services712.61.7461.91.5+25
Other Services983.64.2853.54.4+13
Inadequately described or not stated371.42.0421.72.0-5

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, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.0% Mining, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 1.1% Manufacturing, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 8.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 1.2% Construction, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 7.8% Wholesale trade, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 3.4% Retail Trade, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 10.2% Accommodation and Food Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 5.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 4.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 8.0% Administrative and Support Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 4.0% Public Administration and Safety, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 7.7% Education and Training, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 8.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 12.7% Arts and Recreation Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 2.6% Other Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 3.6% Inadequately described or not stated, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 1.4%
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, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -18 Mining, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +5 Manufacturing, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -17 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -15 Construction, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +31 Wholesale trade, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +10 Retail Trade, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +5 Accommodation and Food Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +19 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +14 Information Media and Telecommunications, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +8 Financial and Insurance Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +11 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -1 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +79 Administrative and Support Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +27 Public Administration and Safety, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +41 Education and Training, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +11 Health Care and Social Assistance, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +73 Arts and Recreation Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +25 Other Services, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +13 Inadequately described or not stated, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -5
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 West Beach - Henley Beach South in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (347 people or 12.7%)
  • Retail Trade (279 people or 10.2%)
  • Education and Training (242 people or 8.9%)

In combination, these three industries employed 868 people in total or 31.8% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Charles Sturt employed 12.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.2% in Retail Trade; and 7.5% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of West Beach - Henley Beach South and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (8.0% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (8.9% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (8.1% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (10.2% compared to 11.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in West Beach - Henley Beach South increased by 316 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in West Beach - Henley Beach South were for those employed in:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+79 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+73 persons)