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McLaren Vale

Industry sector of employment

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

McLaren Vale’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 Vale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1408.31.11609.41.6-21
Mining231.40.9100.60.6+13
Manufacturing21212.711.226315.415.2-51
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services211.31.5160.91.0+5
Construction1669.99.71478.68.3+19
Wholesale trade533.13.3533.13.20
Retail Trade18511.113.019011.113.5-5
Accommodation and Food Services1207.25.61036.05.2+17
Transport, Postal and Warehousing392.33.7533.14.0-14
Information Media and Telecommunications161.01.4221.31.4-5
Financial and Insurance Services492.93.3643.83.3-15
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services382.21.1392.31.3-1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services543.24.3492.94.1+5
Administrative and Support Services462.73.7372.23.6+9
Public Administration and Safety774.66.4814.76.0-4
Education and Training1368.17.01086.36.6+28
Health Care and Social Assistance20112.015.220612.013.8-4
Arts and Recreation Services191.11.2100.61.1+9
Other Services724.34.5663.84.4+6
Inadequately described or not stated110.71.7372.11.8-26

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 Vale: 8.3% Mining, McLaren Vale: 1.4% Manufacturing, McLaren Vale: 12.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, McLaren Vale: 1.3% Construction, McLaren Vale: 9.9% Wholesale trade, McLaren Vale: 3.1% Retail Trade, McLaren Vale: 11.1% Accommodation and Food Services, McLaren Vale: 7.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, McLaren Vale: 2.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, McLaren Vale: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, McLaren Vale: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, McLaren Vale: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, McLaren Vale: 3.2% Administrative and Support Services, McLaren Vale: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, McLaren Vale: 4.6% Education and Training, McLaren Vale: 8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, McLaren Vale: 12.0% Arts and Recreation Services, McLaren Vale: 1.1% Other Services, McLaren Vale: 4.3% Inadequately described or not stated, McLaren Vale: 0.7%
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 Vale: -21 Mining, McLaren Vale: +13 Manufacturing, McLaren Vale: -51 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, McLaren Vale: +5 Construction, McLaren Vale: +19 Wholesale trade, McLaren Vale: 0 Retail Trade, McLaren Vale: -5 Accommodation and Food Services, McLaren Vale: +17 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, McLaren Vale: -14 Information Media and Telecommunications, McLaren Vale: -5 Financial and Insurance Services, McLaren Vale: -15 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, McLaren Vale: -1 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, McLaren Vale: +5 Administrative and Support Services, McLaren Vale: +9 Public Administration and Safety, McLaren Vale: -4 Education and Training, McLaren Vale: +28 Health Care and Social Assistance, McLaren Vale: -4 Arts and Recreation Services, McLaren Vale: +9 Other Services, McLaren Vale: +6 Inadequately described or not stated, McLaren Vale: -26
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 Vale in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (212 people or 12.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (201 people or 12.0%)
  • Retail Trade (185 people or 11.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 598 people in total or 35.7% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (8.3% compared to 1.1%)
  • 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 (11.1% compared to 13.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (4.6% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in McLaren Vale decreased by 37 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in McLaren Vale was for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-51 persons)