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Willunga and Surrounds

Industry sector of employment

More Willunga and Surrounds residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Willunga and Surrounds’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
Willunga and Surrounds - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1558.71.119611.21.6-41
Mining211.20.960.40.6+15
Manufacturing19110.711.222312.815.2-32
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services261.51.5181.01.0+8
Construction1649.29.71468.48.3+18
Wholesale trade472.63.3462.73.2+1
Retail Trade1639.213.01468.413.5+17
Accommodation and Food Services1307.35.61146.55.2+16
Transport, Postal and Warehousing452.53.7573.34.0-12
Information Media and Telecommunications80.41.4211.21.4-13
Financial and Insurance Services321.83.3422.43.3-10
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services341.91.1301.71.3+4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services905.14.3995.74.1-9
Administrative and Support Services261.53.7251.43.6+1
Public Administration and Safety925.26.4834.76.0+9
Education and Training20011.27.01579.06.6+43
Health Care and Social Assistance22712.715.221912.613.8+8
Arts and Recreation Services301.71.2251.41.1+5
Other Services673.84.5784.54.4-11
Inadequately described or not stated331.91.7120.71.8+21

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, Willunga and Surrounds: 8.7% Mining, Willunga and Surrounds: 1.2% Manufacturing, Willunga and Surrounds: 10.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Willunga and Surrounds: 1.5% Construction, Willunga and Surrounds: 9.2% Wholesale trade, Willunga and Surrounds: 2.6% Retail Trade, Willunga and Surrounds: 9.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Willunga and Surrounds: 7.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Willunga and Surrounds: 2.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Willunga and Surrounds: 0.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Willunga and Surrounds: 1.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Willunga and Surrounds: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Willunga and Surrounds: 5.1% Administrative and Support Services, Willunga and Surrounds: 1.5% Public Administration and Safety, Willunga and Surrounds: 5.2% Education and Training, Willunga and Surrounds: 11.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Willunga and Surrounds: 12.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Willunga and Surrounds: 1.7% Other Services, Willunga and Surrounds: 3.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Willunga and Surrounds: 1.9%
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, Willunga and Surrounds: -41 Mining, Willunga and Surrounds: +15 Manufacturing, Willunga and Surrounds: -32 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Willunga and Surrounds: +8 Construction, Willunga and Surrounds: +18 Wholesale trade, Willunga and Surrounds: +1 Retail Trade, Willunga and Surrounds: +17 Accommodation and Food Services, Willunga and Surrounds: +16 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Willunga and Surrounds: -12 Information Media and Telecommunications, Willunga and Surrounds: -13 Financial and Insurance Services, Willunga and Surrounds: -10 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Willunga and Surrounds: +4 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Willunga and Surrounds: -9 Administrative and Support Services, Willunga and Surrounds: +1 Public Administration and Safety, Willunga and Surrounds: +9 Education and Training, Willunga and Surrounds: +43 Health Care and Social Assistance, Willunga and Surrounds: +8 Arts and Recreation Services, Willunga and Surrounds: +5 Other Services, Willunga and Surrounds: -11 Inadequately described or not stated, Willunga and Surrounds: +21
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 Willunga and Surrounds in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (227 people or 12.7%)
  • Education and Training (200 people or 11.2%)
  • Manufacturing (191 people or 10.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 618 people in total or 34.7% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 15.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 7.0% in Education and Training; and 11.2% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (8.7% compared to 1.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (11.2% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (9.2% compared to 13.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (12.7% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Willunga and Surrounds increased by 39 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Willunga and Surrounds between 2006 and 2011.