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Aberfoyle Park

Industry sector of employment

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

Aberfoyle 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
Aberfoyle Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.01.1190.31.6-19
Mining340.60.9340.60.60
Manufacturing5378.811.267611.015.2-139
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services941.51.5560.91.0+38
Construction5028.29.74307.08.3+72
Wholesale trade2544.23.32343.83.2+20
Retail Trade73312.013.079313.013.5-60
Accommodation and Food Services3215.35.62904.75.2+31
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1823.03.72143.54.0-32
Information Media and Telecommunications1181.91.41071.71.4+11
Financial and Insurance Services2734.53.32413.93.3+32
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services661.11.11071.71.3-41
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3405.64.33435.64.1-3
Administrative and Support Services2103.43.72053.33.6+5
Public Administration and Safety4327.16.44036.66.0+29
Education and Training61110.07.05549.06.6+57
Health Care and Social Assistance98116.115.293615.313.8+45
Arts and Recreation Services841.41.2781.31.1+6
Other Services2834.64.53035.04.4-20
Inadequately described or not stated490.81.71011.61.8-52

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 Onkaparinga: 1.1% Mining, City of Onkaparinga: 0.9% Manufacturing, City of Onkaparinga: 11.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Onkaparinga: 1.5% Construction, City of Onkaparinga: 9.7% Wholesale trade, City of Onkaparinga: 3.3% Retail Trade, City of Onkaparinga: 13.0% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Onkaparinga: 5.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Onkaparinga: 3.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Onkaparinga: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Onkaparinga: 3.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Onkaparinga: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Onkaparinga: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, City of Onkaparinga: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, City of Onkaparinga: 6.4% Education and Training, City of Onkaparinga: 7.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Onkaparinga: 15.2% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Onkaparinga: 1.2% Other Services, City of Onkaparinga: 4.5% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Onkaparinga: 1.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Aberfoyle Park: 0.0% Mining, Aberfoyle Park: 0.6% Manufacturing, Aberfoyle Park: 8.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Aberfoyle Park: 1.5% Construction, Aberfoyle Park: 8.2% Wholesale trade, Aberfoyle Park: 4.2% Retail Trade, Aberfoyle Park: 12.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Aberfoyle Park: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Aberfoyle Park: 3.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Aberfoyle Park: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Aberfoyle Park: 4.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Aberfoyle Park: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Aberfoyle Park: 5.6% Administrative and Support Services, Aberfoyle Park: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Aberfoyle Park: 7.1% Education and Training, Aberfoyle Park: 10.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Aberfoyle Park: 16.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Aberfoyle Park: 1.4% Other Services, Aberfoyle Park: 4.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Aberfoyle Park: 0.8%
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, Aberfoyle Park: -19 Mining, Aberfoyle Park: 0 Manufacturing, Aberfoyle Park: -139 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Aberfoyle Park: +38 Construction, Aberfoyle Park: +72 Wholesale trade, Aberfoyle Park: +20 Retail Trade, Aberfoyle Park: -60 Accommodation and Food Services, Aberfoyle Park: +31 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Aberfoyle Park: -32 Information Media and Telecommunications, Aberfoyle Park: +11 Financial and Insurance Services, Aberfoyle Park: +32 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Aberfoyle Park: -41 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Aberfoyle Park: -3 Administrative and Support Services, Aberfoyle Park: +5 Public Administration and Safety, Aberfoyle Park: +29 Education and Training, Aberfoyle Park: +57 Health Care and Social Assistance, Aberfoyle Park: +45 Arts and Recreation Services, Aberfoyle Park: +6 Other Services, Aberfoyle Park: -20 Inadequately described or not stated, Aberfoyle Park: -52
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 Aberfoyle Park in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (981 people or 16.1%)
  • Retail Trade (733 people or 12.0%)
  • Education and Training (611 people or 10.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,325 people in total or 38.1% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 15.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 13.0% in Retail Trade; and 7.0% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Aberfoyle Park and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (10.0% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (5.6% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (8.8% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (8.2% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Aberfoyle Park decreased by 21 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-139 persons)
  • Construction (+72 persons)
  • Retail Trade (-60 persons)
  • Education and Training (+57 persons)