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Seaford Meadows

Industry sector of employment

More Seaford Meadows residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Seaford Meadows’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
Seaford Meadows - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing30.41.1----1.6--
Mining121.60.9----0.6--
Manufacturing8110.711.2----15.2--
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services152.01.5----1.0--
Construction8210.99.7----8.3--
Wholesale trade192.53.3----3.2--
Retail Trade9913.113.0----13.5--
Accommodation and Food Services283.75.6----5.2--
Transport, Postal and Warehousing304.03.7----4.0--
Information Media and Telecommunications30.41.4----1.4--
Financial and Insurance Services354.63.3----3.3--
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services101.31.1----1.3--
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services364.84.3----4.1--
Administrative and Support Services385.03.7----3.6--
Public Administration and Safety658.66.4----6.0--
Education and Training385.07.0----6.6--
Health Care and Social Assistance11915.815.2----13.8--
Arts and Recreation Services60.81.2----1.1--
Other Services293.84.5----4.4--
Inadequately described or not stated60.81.7----1.8--

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, Seaford Meadows: 0.4% Mining, Seaford Meadows: 1.6% Manufacturing, Seaford Meadows: 10.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Seaford Meadows: 2.0% Construction, Seaford Meadows: 10.9% Wholesale trade, Seaford Meadows: 2.5% Retail Trade, Seaford Meadows: 13.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Seaford Meadows: 3.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Seaford Meadows: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Seaford Meadows: 0.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Seaford Meadows: 4.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Seaford Meadows: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Seaford Meadows: 4.8% Administrative and Support Services, Seaford Meadows: 5.0% Public Administration and Safety, Seaford Meadows: 8.6% Education and Training, Seaford Meadows: 5.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Seaford Meadows: 15.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Seaford Meadows: 0.8% Other Services, Seaford Meadows: 3.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Seaford Meadows: 0.8%
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
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 Seaford Meadows in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (119 people or 15.8%)
  • Retail Trade (99 people or 13.1%)
  • Construction (82 people or 10.9%)

In combination, these three industries employed 300 people in total or 39.8% 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 9.7% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (8.6% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (4.6% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (5.0% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (3.7% compared to 5.6%)