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Onkaparinga Hills

Industry sector of employment

More Onkaparinga Hills residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2016.

Onkaparinga Hills’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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Onkaparinga Hills - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing110.81.290.71.1+1
Mining50.40.9130.90.9-8
Manufacturing14510.98.117612.111.2-31
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services201.51.4292.01.5-8
Construction14611.09.916811.59.7-21
Retail Trade17012.812.217612.113.0-6
Wholesale trade392.92.5473.23.3-8
Accommodation and Food Services775.86.0714.95.6+6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing534.03.8674.63.7-14
Information Media and Telecommunications110.81.3171.21.4-7
Financial and Insurance Services393.03.0473.23.3-7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services171.31.2181.21.1-1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services624.64.3594.04.3+3
Administrative and Support Services523.94.0513.53.7+1
Public Administration and Safety926.96.71097.56.4-17
Education and Training836.37.8805.57.0+3
Health Care and Social Assistance20015.016.819413.315.2+6
Arts and Recreation Services191.41.3312.11.2-12
Other Services604.54.5815.64.5-21
Inadequately described or not stated302.33.1130.91.7+18

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2016
Industry sector of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Onkaparinga: 1.2% Mining, City of Onkaparinga: 0.9% Manufacturing, City of Onkaparinga: 8.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Onkaparinga: 1.4% Construction, City of Onkaparinga: 9.9% Retail Trade, City of Onkaparinga: 12.2% Wholesale trade, City of Onkaparinga: 2.5% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Onkaparinga: 6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Onkaparinga: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Onkaparinga: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Onkaparinga: 3.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Onkaparinga: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Onkaparinga: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, City of Onkaparinga: 4.0% Public Administration and Safety, City of Onkaparinga: 6.7% Education and Training, City of Onkaparinga: 7.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Onkaparinga: 16.8% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Onkaparinga: 1.3% Other Services, City of Onkaparinga: 4.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Onkaparinga Hills: 0.8% Mining, Onkaparinga Hills: 0.4% Manufacturing, Onkaparinga Hills: 10.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 1.5% Construction, Onkaparinga Hills: 11.0% Retail Trade, Onkaparinga Hills: 12.8% Wholesale trade, Onkaparinga Hills: 2.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Onkaparinga Hills: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Onkaparinga Hills: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 3.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 4.6% Administrative and Support Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, Onkaparinga Hills: 6.9% Education and Training, Onkaparinga Hills: 6.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Onkaparinga Hills: 15.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 1.4% Other Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 4.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Onkaparinga Hills: +1 Mining, Onkaparinga Hills: -8 Manufacturing, Onkaparinga Hills: -31 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Onkaparinga Hills: -8 Construction, Onkaparinga Hills: -21 Retail Trade, Onkaparinga Hills: -6 Wholesale trade, Onkaparinga Hills: -8 Accommodation and Food Services, Onkaparinga Hills: +6 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Onkaparinga Hills: -14 Information Media and Telecommunications, Onkaparinga Hills: -7 Financial and Insurance Services, Onkaparinga Hills: -7 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Onkaparinga Hills: -1 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Onkaparinga Hills: +3 Administrative and Support Services, Onkaparinga Hills: +1 Public Administration and Safety, Onkaparinga Hills: -17 Education and Training, Onkaparinga Hills: +3 Health Care and Social Assistance, Onkaparinga Hills: +6 Arts and Recreation Services, Onkaparinga Hills: -12 Other Services, Onkaparinga Hills: -21
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Onkaparinga Hills in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (200 people or 15.0%)
  • Retail Trade (170 people or 12.8%)
  • Construction (146 people or 11.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 516 people in total or 38.8% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 16.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 12.2% in Retail Trade; and 9.9% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (10.9% compared to 8.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (11.0% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (15.0% compared to 16.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (6.3% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Onkaparinga Hills decreased by 125 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Onkaparinga Hills between 2011 and 2016.

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