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Happy Valley

Industry sector of employment

More Happy Valley residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Happy Valley’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
Happy Valley - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing90.21.1240.41.6-15
Mining310.50.9460.70.6-15
Manufacturing5899.811.281413.315.2-225
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1021.71.5811.31.0+21
Construction5559.39.74747.78.3+81
Wholesale trade2133.63.32113.43.2+2
Retail Trade73412.213.081113.213.5-77
Accommodation and Food Services2934.95.62944.85.2-1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2303.83.72303.84.00
Information Media and Telecommunications991.71.41141.91.4-15
Financial and Insurance Services2504.23.32243.73.3+26
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services771.31.1701.11.3+7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2985.04.33175.24.1-19
Administrative and Support Services2133.63.71953.23.6+18
Public Administration and Safety4597.76.44236.96.0+36
Education and Training5248.77.04898.06.6+35
Health Care and Social Assistance86514.415.284213.713.8+23
Arts and Recreation Services991.71.2951.61.1+4
Other Services2724.54.52634.34.4+9
Inadequately described or not stated841.41.71141.91.8-30

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, Happy Valley: 0.2% Mining, Happy Valley: 0.5% Manufacturing, Happy Valley: 9.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Happy Valley: 1.7% Construction, Happy Valley: 9.3% Wholesale trade, Happy Valley: 3.6% Retail Trade, Happy Valley: 12.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Happy Valley: 4.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Happy Valley: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Happy Valley: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Happy Valley: 4.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Happy Valley: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Happy Valley: 5.0% Administrative and Support Services, Happy Valley: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Happy Valley: 7.7% Education and Training, Happy Valley: 8.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Happy Valley: 14.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Happy Valley: 1.7% Other Services, Happy Valley: 4.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Happy Valley: 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, Happy Valley: -15 Mining, Happy Valley: -15 Manufacturing, Happy Valley: -225 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Happy Valley: +21 Construction, Happy Valley: +81 Wholesale trade, Happy Valley: +2 Retail Trade, Happy Valley: -77 Accommodation and Food Services, Happy Valley: -1 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Happy Valley: 0 Information Media and Telecommunications, Happy Valley: -15 Financial and Insurance Services, Happy Valley: +26 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Happy Valley: +7 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Happy Valley: -19 Administrative and Support Services, Happy Valley: +18 Public Administration and Safety, Happy Valley: +36 Education and Training, Happy Valley: +35 Health Care and Social Assistance, Happy Valley: +23 Arts and Recreation Services, Happy Valley: +4 Other Services, Happy Valley: +9 Inadequately described or not stated, Happy Valley: -30
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 Happy Valley in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (865 people or 14.4%)
  • Retail Trade (734 people or 12.2%)
  • Manufacturing (589 people or 9.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,188 people in total or 36.5% 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 11.2% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Happy Valley and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (8.7% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (7.7% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (9.8% compared to 11.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Happy Valley decreased by 137 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-225 persons)
  • Construction (+81 persons)
  • Retail Trade (-77 persons)