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Old Noarlunga

Industry sector of employment

More Old Noarlunga residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

Old Noarlunga’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
Old Noarlunga - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.01.100.01.60
Mining10.10.930.50.6-2
Manufacturing6810.811.212020.315.2-53
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services203.21.571.21.0+13
Construction7712.39.76911.78.3+8
Wholesale trade264.23.3122.03.2+14
Retail Trade10717.113.07412.513.5+33
Accommodation and Food Services315.05.6284.75.2+3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing243.83.7142.34.0+10
Information Media and Telecommunications81.31.4152.51.4-7
Financial and Insurance Services182.83.3152.53.3+3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services00.01.1122.01.3-12
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services254.04.3183.04.1+7
Administrative and Support Services152.43.7223.73.6-7
Public Administration and Safety355.66.4284.76.0+7
Education and Training304.77.0376.26.6-7
Health Care and Social Assistance10015.915.26711.413.8+32
Arts and Recreation Services50.81.230.51.1+2
Other Services294.54.5355.84.4-6
Inadequately described or not stated111.81.7162.71.8-5

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, Old Noarlunga: 0.0% Mining, Old Noarlunga: 0.1% Manufacturing, Old Noarlunga: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Old Noarlunga: 3.2% Construction, Old Noarlunga: 12.3% Wholesale trade, Old Noarlunga: 4.2% Retail Trade, Old Noarlunga: 17.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Old Noarlunga: 5.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Old Noarlunga: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Old Noarlunga: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Old Noarlunga: 2.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Old Noarlunga: 0.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Old Noarlunga: 4.0% Administrative and Support Services, Old Noarlunga: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Old Noarlunga: 5.6% Education and Training, Old Noarlunga: 4.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Old Noarlunga: 15.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Old Noarlunga: 0.8% Other Services, Old Noarlunga: 4.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Old Noarlunga: 1.8%
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, Old Noarlunga: 0 Mining, Old Noarlunga: -2 Manufacturing, Old Noarlunga: -53 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Old Noarlunga: +13 Construction, Old Noarlunga: +8 Wholesale trade, Old Noarlunga: +14 Retail Trade, Old Noarlunga: +33 Accommodation and Food Services, Old Noarlunga: +3 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Old Noarlunga: +10 Information Media and Telecommunications, Old Noarlunga: -7 Financial and Insurance Services, Old Noarlunga: +3 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Old Noarlunga: -12 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Old Noarlunga: +7 Administrative and Support Services, Old Noarlunga: -7 Public Administration and Safety, Old Noarlunga: +7 Education and Training, Old Noarlunga: -7 Health Care and Social Assistance, Old Noarlunga: +32 Arts and Recreation Services, Old Noarlunga: +2 Other Services, Old Noarlunga: -6 Inadequately described or not stated, Old Noarlunga: -5
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 Old Noarlunga in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (107 people or 17.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (100 people or 15.9%)
  • Construction (77 people or 12.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 284 people in total or 45.2% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 13.0% in Retail Trade; 15.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.7% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Old Noarlunga and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (17.1% compared to 13.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (12.3% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in electricity, gas, water and waste services (3.2% compared to 1.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (4.7% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Old Noarlunga increased by 35 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-53 persons)