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Port Noarlunga South

Industry sector of employment

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

Port Noarlunga South’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 South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.01.140.31.6-4
Mining131.00.9151.30.6-2
Manufacturing13310.111.218315.315.2-50
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services342.61.5191.61.0+15
Construction16912.89.712710.68.3+42
Wholesale trade403.03.3302.53.2+10
Retail Trade13910.613.013811.513.5+1
Accommodation and Food Services564.35.6554.65.2+1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing423.23.7453.84.0-3
Information Media and Telecommunications171.31.4252.11.4-8
Financial and Insurance Services443.33.3332.83.3+11
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services201.51.1252.11.3-5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services685.24.3342.84.1+34
Administrative and Support Services503.83.7594.93.6-9
Public Administration and Safety1047.96.4736.16.0+31
Education and Training1047.97.0998.36.6+5
Health Care and Social Assistance19815.015.213511.313.8+63
Arts and Recreation Services60.51.2191.61.1-13
Other Services584.44.5504.24.4+8
Inadequately described or not stated211.61.7282.31.8-7

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 South: 0.0% Mining, Port Noarlunga South: 1.0% Manufacturing, Port Noarlunga South: 10.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Port Noarlunga South: 2.6% Construction, Port Noarlunga South: 12.8% Wholesale trade, Port Noarlunga South: 3.0% Retail Trade, Port Noarlunga South: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Port Noarlunga South: 4.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Port Noarlunga South: 3.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Port Noarlunga South: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Port Noarlunga South: 3.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Port Noarlunga South: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Port Noarlunga South: 5.2% Administrative and Support Services, Port Noarlunga South: 3.8% Public Administration and Safety, Port Noarlunga South: 7.9% Education and Training, Port Noarlunga South: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Port Noarlunga South: 15.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Port Noarlunga South: 0.5% Other Services, Port Noarlunga South: 4.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Port Noarlunga South: 1.6%
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, Port Noarlunga South: -4 Mining, Port Noarlunga South: -2 Manufacturing, Port Noarlunga South: -50 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Port Noarlunga South: +15 Construction, Port Noarlunga South: +42 Wholesale trade, Port Noarlunga South: +10 Retail Trade, Port Noarlunga South: +1 Accommodation and Food Services, Port Noarlunga South: +1 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Port Noarlunga South: -3 Information Media and Telecommunications, Port Noarlunga South: -8 Financial and Insurance Services, Port Noarlunga South: +11 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Port Noarlunga South: -5 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Port Noarlunga South: +34 Administrative and Support Services, Port Noarlunga South: -9 Public Administration and Safety, Port Noarlunga South: +31 Education and Training, Port Noarlunga South: +5 Health Care and Social Assistance, Port Noarlunga South: +63 Arts and Recreation Services, Port Noarlunga South: -13 Other Services, Port Noarlunga South: +8 Inadequately described or not stated, Port Noarlunga South: -7
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 South in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (198 people or 15.0%)
  • Construction (169 people or 12.8%)
  • Retail Trade (139 people or 10.6%)

In combination, these three industries employed 506 people in total or 38.4% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (12.8% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (7.9% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (10.6% compared to 13.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (4.3% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Port Noarlunga South increased by 120 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Port Noarlunga South were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+63 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-50 persons)