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McLaren Flat

Industry sector of employment

More McLaren Flat residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

McLaren Flat’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
McLaren Flat - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing698.91.17115.11.6-2
Mining70.90.900.00.6+7
Manufacturing11815.411.27415.715.2+45
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services162.11.540.81.0+12
Construction9212.09.7367.68.3+57
Wholesale trade192.53.3132.73.2+7
Retail Trade7710.013.05010.613.5+27
Accommodation and Food Services334.35.6275.75.2+6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing273.53.7153.34.0+12
Information Media and Telecommunications91.21.4102.21.4-1
Financial and Insurance Services263.43.3122.63.3+14
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services70.91.1102.21.3-3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services344.54.3153.34.1+19
Administrative and Support Services212.73.7102.13.6+11
Public Administration and Safety496.46.4224.66.0+27
Education and Training354.67.0204.26.6+15
Health Care and Social Assistance9212.015.2439.113.8+50
Arts and Recreation Services40.51.261.31.1-2
Other Services202.64.5173.64.4+3
Inadequately described or not stated131.71.7153.31.8-2

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, McLaren Flat: 8.9% Mining, McLaren Flat: 0.9% Manufacturing, McLaren Flat: 15.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, McLaren Flat: 2.1% Construction, McLaren Flat: 12.0% Wholesale trade, McLaren Flat: 2.5% Retail Trade, McLaren Flat: 10.0% Accommodation and Food Services, McLaren Flat: 4.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, McLaren Flat: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, McLaren Flat: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, McLaren Flat: 3.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, McLaren Flat: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, McLaren Flat: 4.5% Administrative and Support Services, McLaren Flat: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, McLaren Flat: 6.4% Education and Training, McLaren Flat: 4.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, McLaren Flat: 12.0% Arts and Recreation Services, McLaren Flat: 0.5% Other Services, McLaren Flat: 2.6% Inadequately described or not stated, McLaren Flat: 1.7%
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, McLaren Flat: -2 Mining, McLaren Flat: +7 Manufacturing, McLaren Flat: +45 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, McLaren Flat: +12 Construction, McLaren Flat: +57 Wholesale trade, McLaren Flat: +7 Retail Trade, McLaren Flat: +27 Accommodation and Food Services, McLaren Flat: +6 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, McLaren Flat: +12 Information Media and Telecommunications, McLaren Flat: -1 Financial and Insurance Services, McLaren Flat: +14 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, McLaren Flat: -3 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, McLaren Flat: +19 Administrative and Support Services, McLaren Flat: +11 Public Administration and Safety, McLaren Flat: +27 Education and Training, McLaren Flat: +15 Health Care and Social Assistance, McLaren Flat: +50 Arts and Recreation Services, McLaren Flat: -2 Other Services, McLaren Flat: +3 Inadequately described or not stated, McLaren Flat: -2
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 McLaren Flat in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (118 people or 15.4%)
  • Construction (92 people or 12.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (92 people or 12.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 302 people in total or 39.4% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 11.2% in Manufacturing; 9.7% in Construction; and 15.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of McLaren Flat and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (8.9% compared to 1.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (15.4% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (12.0% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (10.0% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in McLaren Flat increased by 301 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Construction (+57 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+50 persons)