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Central South District

Industry sector of employment

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

Central South District’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
Central South District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing420.51.1841.21.6-42
Mining971.10.9711.00.6+26
Manufacturing95611.011.21,14515.915.2-189
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1922.21.5600.81.0+132
Construction1,04512.09.773910.38.3+306
Wholesale trade2442.83.31722.43.2+72
Retail Trade1,15513.313.01,00113.913.5+154
Accommodation and Food Services4845.65.63554.95.2+129
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3233.73.72603.64.0+63
Information Media and Telecommunications780.91.41081.51.4-30
Financial and Insurance Services2422.83.31942.73.3+48
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services790.91.11171.61.3-38
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3283.84.31972.74.1+131
Administrative and Support Services3574.13.72884.03.6+69
Public Administration and Safety5846.76.44195.86.0+165
Education and Training5976.97.04546.36.6+143
Health Care and Social Assistance1,30715.015.299313.813.8+314
Arts and Recreation Services680.81.2811.11.1-13
Other Services3724.34.53094.34.4+63
Inadequately described or not stated1371.61.71492.11.8-12

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, Central South District: 0.5% Mining, Central South District: 1.1% Manufacturing, Central South District: 11.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Central South District: 2.2% Construction, Central South District: 12.0% Wholesale trade, Central South District: 2.8% Retail Trade, Central South District: 13.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Central South District: 5.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Central South District: 3.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Central South District: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Central South District: 2.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Central South District: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Central South District: 3.8% Administrative and Support Services, Central South District: 4.1% Public Administration and Safety, Central South District: 6.7% Education and Training, Central South District: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Central South District: 15.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Central South District: 0.8% Other Services, Central South District: 4.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Central South District: 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, Central South District: -42 Mining, Central South District: +26 Manufacturing, Central South District: -189 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Central South District: +132 Construction, Central South District: +306 Wholesale trade, Central South District: +72 Retail Trade, Central South District: +154 Accommodation and Food Services, Central South District: +129 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Central South District: +63 Information Media and Telecommunications, Central South District: -30 Financial and Insurance Services, Central South District: +48 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Central South District: -38 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Central South District: +131 Administrative and Support Services, Central South District: +69 Public Administration and Safety, Central South District: +165 Education and Training, Central South District: +143 Health Care and Social Assistance, Central South District: +314 Arts and Recreation Services, Central South District: -13 Other Services, Central South District: +63 Inadequately described or not stated, Central South District: -12
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 Central South District in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,307 people or 15.0%)
  • Retail Trade (1,155 people or 13.3%)
  • Construction (1,045 people or 12.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 3,507 people in total or 40.4% 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 difference between the jobs held by the population of Central South District and the City of Onkaparinga was:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (12.0% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Central South District increased by 1,492 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+314 persons)
  • Construction (+306 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-189 persons)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+165 persons)