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Christies Beach

Industry sector of employment

More Christies Beach residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Christies Beach’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
Christies Beach - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.01.1110.61.6-11
Mining120.60.9130.80.6-1
Manufacturing25913.311.231318.315.2-54
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services361.81.5281.61.0+8
Construction21611.19.71629.48.3+54
Wholesale trade623.23.3412.43.2+21
Retail Trade23712.213.023914.013.5-2
Accommodation and Food Services1196.15.6905.35.2+29
Transport, Postal and Warehousing663.43.7704.14.0-3
Information Media and Telecommunications30.21.4160.91.4-13
Financial and Insurance Services301.53.3392.33.3-9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services130.71.1211.21.3-8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services844.34.3613.54.1+23
Administrative and Support Services723.73.7593.43.6+13
Public Administration and Safety1346.96.4834.86.0+52
Education and Training1206.17.0945.56.6+26
Health Care and Social Assistance31716.315.223313.613.8+84
Arts and Recreation Services301.51.2221.31.1+8
Other Services1075.54.5714.24.4+35
Inadequately described or not stated321.61.7482.81.8-17

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, Christies Beach: 0.0% Mining, Christies Beach: 0.6% Manufacturing, Christies Beach: 13.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Christies Beach: 1.8% Construction, Christies Beach: 11.1% Wholesale trade, Christies Beach: 3.2% Retail Trade, Christies Beach: 12.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Christies Beach: 6.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Christies Beach: 3.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Christies Beach: 0.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Christies Beach: 1.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Christies Beach: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Christies Beach: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Christies Beach: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, Christies Beach: 6.9% Education and Training, Christies Beach: 6.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Christies Beach: 16.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Christies Beach: 1.5% Other Services, Christies Beach: 5.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Christies Beach: 1.6%
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, Christies Beach: -11 Mining, Christies Beach: -1 Manufacturing, Christies Beach: -54 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Christies Beach: +8 Construction, Christies Beach: +54 Wholesale trade, Christies Beach: +21 Retail Trade, Christies Beach: -2 Accommodation and Food Services, Christies Beach: +29 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Christies Beach: -3 Information Media and Telecommunications, Christies Beach: -13 Financial and Insurance Services, Christies Beach: -9 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Christies Beach: -8 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Christies Beach: +23 Administrative and Support Services, Christies Beach: +13 Public Administration and Safety, Christies Beach: +52 Education and Training, Christies Beach: +26 Health Care and Social Assistance, Christies Beach: +84 Arts and Recreation Services, Christies Beach: +8 Other Services, Christies Beach: +35 Inadequately described or not stated, Christies Beach: -17
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 Christies Beach in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (317 people or 16.3%)
  • Manufacturing (259 people or 13.3%)
  • Retail Trade (237 people or 12.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 813 people in total or 41.7% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 15.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.2% in Manufacturing; and 13.0% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Christies Beach and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (13.3% compared to 11.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (11.1% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (1.5% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in information media and telecommunications (0.2% compared to 1.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Christies Beach increased by 235 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+84 persons)
  • Construction (+54 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-54 persons)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+52 persons)