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Port Noarlunga

Industry sector of employment

More Port Noarlunga residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Port 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
Port Noarlunga - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing30.21.1171.41.6-14
Mining50.40.9141.10.6-8
Manufacturing14211.311.218215.315.2-40
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services272.21.5141.21.0+13
Construction13110.49.7998.48.3+32
Wholesale trade302.43.3282.43.2+2
Retail Trade14811.713.013911.713.5+9
Accommodation and Food Services735.85.6776.55.2-4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing544.33.7353.04.0+19
Information Media and Telecommunications131.01.470.61.4+6
Financial and Insurance Services352.83.3393.23.3-3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services231.81.1211.81.3+2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services524.14.3524.44.10
Administrative and Support Services473.73.7433.73.6+4
Public Administration and Safety1068.46.4937.96.0+12
Education and Training1058.37.01008.56.6+5
Health Care and Social Assistance19815.715.214312.113.8+55
Arts and Recreation Services121.01.2282.41.1-16
Other Services483.84.5403.44.4+8
Inadequately described or not stated80.71.7131.11.8-4

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, Port Noarlunga: 0.2% Mining, Port Noarlunga: 0.4% Manufacturing, Port Noarlunga: 11.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Port Noarlunga: 2.2% Construction, Port Noarlunga: 10.4% Wholesale trade, Port Noarlunga: 2.4% Retail Trade, Port Noarlunga: 11.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Port Noarlunga: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Port Noarlunga: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Port Noarlunga: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Port Noarlunga: 2.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Port Noarlunga: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Port Noarlunga: 4.1% Administrative and Support Services, Port Noarlunga: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, Port Noarlunga: 8.4% Education and Training, Port Noarlunga: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Port Noarlunga: 15.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Port Noarlunga: 1.0% Other Services, Port Noarlunga: 3.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Port Noarlunga: 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, Port Noarlunga: -14 Mining, Port Noarlunga: -8 Manufacturing, Port Noarlunga: -40 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Port Noarlunga: +13 Construction, Port Noarlunga: +32 Wholesale trade, Port Noarlunga: +2 Retail Trade, Port Noarlunga: +9 Accommodation and Food Services, Port Noarlunga: -4 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Port Noarlunga: +19 Information Media and Telecommunications, Port Noarlunga: +6 Financial and Insurance Services, Port Noarlunga: -3 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Port Noarlunga: +2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Port Noarlunga: 0 Administrative and Support Services, Port Noarlunga: +4 Public Administration and Safety, Port Noarlunga: +12 Education and Training, Port Noarlunga: +5 Health Care and Social Assistance, Port Noarlunga: +55 Arts and Recreation Services, Port Noarlunga: -16 Other Services, Port Noarlunga: +8 Inadequately described or not stated, Port Noarlunga: -4
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 Port Noarlunga in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (198 people or 15.7%)
  • Retail Trade (148 people or 11.7%)
  • Manufacturing (142 people or 11.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 488 people in total or 38.7% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (8.4% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (8.3% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (11.7% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Port Noarlunga increased by 74 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+55 persons)