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O'Sullivan Beach

Industry sector of employment

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

O'Sullivan 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
O'Sullivan Beach - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing50.61.100.01.6+5
Mining40.50.960.80.6-2
Manufacturing12515.411.215720.215.2-32
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services101.21.5131.71.0-3
Construction10012.39.79512.28.3+5
Wholesale trade324.03.3131.73.2+19
Retail Trade10212.613.09412.113.5+8
Accommodation and Food Services455.65.6334.25.2+12
Transport, Postal and Warehousing415.13.7476.04.0-6
Information Media and Telecommunications00.01.460.81.4-6
Financial and Insurance Services81.03.3222.83.3-14
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services60.71.1162.11.3-10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services81.04.3151.94.1-7
Administrative and Support Services607.43.7303.93.6+30
Public Administration and Safety455.66.4384.96.0+7
Education and Training354.37.0243.16.6+11
Health Care and Social Assistance13116.215.211014.113.8+21
Arts and Recreation Services91.11.291.21.10
Other Services394.84.5334.24.4+6
Inadequately described or not stated50.61.7172.21.8-12

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, O'Sullivan Beach: 0.6% Mining, O'Sullivan Beach: 0.5% Manufacturing, O'Sullivan Beach: 15.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, O'Sullivan Beach: 1.2% Construction, O'Sullivan Beach: 12.3% Wholesale trade, O'Sullivan Beach: 4.0% Retail Trade, O'Sullivan Beach: 12.6% Accommodation and Food Services, O'Sullivan Beach: 5.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, O'Sullivan Beach: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, O'Sullivan Beach: 0.0% Financial and Insurance Services, O'Sullivan Beach: 1.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, O'Sullivan Beach: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, O'Sullivan Beach: 1.0% Administrative and Support Services, O'Sullivan Beach: 7.4% Public Administration and Safety, O'Sullivan Beach: 5.6% Education and Training, O'Sullivan Beach: 4.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, O'Sullivan Beach: 16.2% Arts and Recreation Services, O'Sullivan Beach: 1.1% Other Services, O'Sullivan Beach: 4.8% Inadequately described or not stated, O'Sullivan Beach: 0.6%
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, O'Sullivan Beach: +5 Mining, O'Sullivan Beach: -2 Manufacturing, O'Sullivan Beach: -32 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, O'Sullivan Beach: -3 Construction, O'Sullivan Beach: +5 Wholesale trade, O'Sullivan Beach: +19 Retail Trade, O'Sullivan Beach: +8 Accommodation and Food Services, O'Sullivan Beach: +12 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, O'Sullivan Beach: -6 Information Media and Telecommunications, O'Sullivan Beach: -6 Financial and Insurance Services, O'Sullivan Beach: -14 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, O'Sullivan Beach: -10 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, O'Sullivan Beach: -7 Administrative and Support Services, O'Sullivan Beach: +30 Public Administration and Safety, O'Sullivan Beach: +7 Education and Training, O'Sullivan Beach: +11 Health Care and Social Assistance, O'Sullivan Beach: +21 Arts and Recreation Services, O'Sullivan Beach: 0 Other Services, O'Sullivan Beach: +6 Inadequately described or not stated, O'Sullivan Beach: -12
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 O'Sullivan Beach in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (131 people or 16.2%)
  • Manufacturing (125 people or 15.4%)
  • Retail Trade (102 people or 12.6%)

In combination, these three industries employed 358 people in total or 44.2% 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 O'Sullivan Beach and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (15.4% compared to 11.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in administrative and support services (7.4% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (1.0% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (4.3% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in O'Sullivan Beach increased by 32 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in O'Sullivan Beach between 2006 and 2011.