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Hindmarsh Ward

Industry sector of employment

More Hindmarsh Ward residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Hindmarsh Ward’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
Hindmarsh Ward - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing120.20.4290.50.5-17
Mining260.40.7220.40.4+4
Manufacturing68210.710.872213.013.4-40
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services731.11.4490.91.2+24
Construction4286.77.63125.66.8+116
Wholesale trade2614.14.32053.74.4+56
Retail Trade5999.411.258710.612.0+12
Accommodation and Food Services4426.96.33686.65.9+74
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2844.44.92444.45.0+40
Information Media and Telecommunications1432.21.71242.21.8+19
Financial and Insurance Services2023.23.72033.73.8-1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services580.91.5621.11.5-4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4777.56.23356.05.6+142
Administrative and Support Services2313.63.62023.63.6+29
Public Administration and Safety5819.17.64608.37.0+121
Education and Training5408.57.54718.57.4+69
Health Care and Social Assistance83613.112.969712.511.9+139
Arts and Recreation Services1141.81.71001.81.5+14
Other Services2604.14.22334.24.4+27
Inadequately described or not stated1402.22.01332.42.0+7

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, Hindmarsh Ward: 0.2% Mining, Hindmarsh Ward: 0.4% Manufacturing, Hindmarsh Ward: 10.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hindmarsh Ward: 1.1% Construction, Hindmarsh Ward: 6.7% Wholesale trade, Hindmarsh Ward: 4.1% Retail Trade, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Hindmarsh Ward: 6.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hindmarsh Ward: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Hindmarsh Ward: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Hindmarsh Ward: 3.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hindmarsh Ward: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hindmarsh Ward: 7.5% Administrative and Support Services, Hindmarsh Ward: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.1% Education and Training, Hindmarsh Ward: 8.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Hindmarsh Ward: 13.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Hindmarsh Ward: 1.8% Other Services, Hindmarsh Ward: 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Hindmarsh Ward: 2.2%
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, Hindmarsh Ward: -17 Mining, Hindmarsh Ward: +4 Manufacturing, Hindmarsh Ward: -40 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hindmarsh Ward: +24 Construction, Hindmarsh Ward: +116 Wholesale trade, Hindmarsh Ward: +56 Retail Trade, Hindmarsh Ward: +12 Accommodation and Food Services, Hindmarsh Ward: +74 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hindmarsh Ward: +40 Information Media and Telecommunications, Hindmarsh Ward: +19 Financial and Insurance Services, Hindmarsh Ward: -1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hindmarsh Ward: -4 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hindmarsh Ward: +142 Administrative and Support Services, Hindmarsh Ward: +29 Public Administration and Safety, Hindmarsh Ward: +121 Education and Training, Hindmarsh Ward: +69 Health Care and Social Assistance, Hindmarsh Ward: +139 Arts and Recreation Services, Hindmarsh Ward: +14 Other Services, Hindmarsh Ward: +27 Inadequately described or not stated, Hindmarsh Ward: +7
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 Hindmarsh Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (836 people or 13.1%)
  • Manufacturing (682 people or 10.7%)
  • Retail Trade (599 people or 9.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,117 people in total or 33.1% 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 Hindmarsh Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (9.1% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (7.5% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (9.4% compared to 11.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hindmarsh Ward increased by 831 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Hindmarsh Ward were for those employed in:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+142 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+139 persons)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+121 persons)
  • Construction (+116 persons)

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