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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 2011.

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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Onkaparinga Hills - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing100.71.1231.51.6-14
Mining130.90.960.40.6+7
Manufacturing17712.111.225116.615.2-75
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services292.01.5171.11.0+12
Construction16811.59.71419.38.3+27
Wholesale trade473.23.3644.23.2-17
Retail Trade17712.113.021614.313.5-40
Accommodation and Food Services714.95.6563.75.2+15
Transport, Postal and Warehousing674.63.7624.14.0+5
Information Media and Telecommunications181.21.4130.81.4+5
Financial and Insurance Services473.23.3453.03.3+2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services181.21.1171.11.3+1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services594.04.3523.44.1+7
Administrative and Support Services513.53.7674.43.6-15
Public Administration and Safety1097.56.4825.46.0+28
Education and Training815.57.0875.86.6-7
Health Care and Social Assistance19413.315.220613.613.8-12
Arts and Recreation Services312.11.260.41.1+25
Other Services815.64.5775.14.4+5
Inadequately described or not stated130.91.7312.01.8-18

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, Onkaparinga Hills: 0.7% Mining, Onkaparinga Hills: 0.9% Manufacturing, Onkaparinga Hills: 12.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 2.0% Construction, Onkaparinga Hills: 11.5% Wholesale trade, Onkaparinga Hills: 3.2% Retail Trade, Onkaparinga Hills: 12.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 4.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Onkaparinga Hills: 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Onkaparinga Hills: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 3.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 4.0% Administrative and Support Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Onkaparinga Hills: 7.5% Education and Training, Onkaparinga Hills: 5.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Onkaparinga Hills: 13.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 2.1% Other Services, Onkaparinga Hills: 5.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Onkaparinga Hills: 0.9%
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, Onkaparinga Hills: -14 Mining, Onkaparinga Hills: +7 Manufacturing, Onkaparinga Hills: -75 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Onkaparinga Hills: +12 Construction, Onkaparinga Hills: +27 Wholesale trade, Onkaparinga Hills: -17 Retail Trade, Onkaparinga Hills: -40 Accommodation and Food Services, Onkaparinga Hills: +15 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Onkaparinga Hills: +5 Information Media and Telecommunications, Onkaparinga Hills: +5 Financial and Insurance Services, Onkaparinga Hills: +2 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Onkaparinga Hills: +1 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Onkaparinga Hills: +7 Administrative and Support Services, Onkaparinga Hills: -15 Public Administration and Safety, Onkaparinga Hills: +28 Education and Training, Onkaparinga Hills: -7 Health Care and Social Assistance, Onkaparinga Hills: -12 Arts and Recreation Services, Onkaparinga Hills: +25 Other Services, Onkaparinga Hills: +5 Inadequately described or not stated, Onkaparinga Hills: -18
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 Onkaparinga Hills in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (194 people or 13.3%)
  • Manufacturing (177 people or 12.1%)
  • Retail Trade (177 people or 12.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 548 people in total or 37.5% 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 Onkaparinga Hills and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (11.5% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in other services (5.6% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (13.3% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (5.5% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Onkaparinga Hills decreased by 57 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-75 persons)