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Hills North District

Industry sector of employment

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

Hills North 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
Hills North District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1093.11.11534.41.6-44
Mining310.90.9250.70.6+6
Manufacturing38010.711.247613.815.2-96
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services601.71.5461.31.0+14
Construction42512.09.73229.38.3+103
Wholesale trade1223.53.31203.53.2+2
Retail Trade39611.213.041111.913.5-16
Accommodation and Food Services1584.55.61293.75.2+29
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1273.63.71363.94.0-9
Information Media and Telecommunications521.51.4411.21.4+11
Financial and Insurance Services1022.93.31063.13.3-4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services351.01.1451.31.3-10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1795.04.31624.74.1+17
Administrative and Support Services1153.33.71023.03.6+13
Public Administration and Safety2196.26.41885.46.0+31
Education and Training2898.17.02758.06.6+14
Health Care and Social Assistance46713.215.245613.213.8+11
Arts and Recreation Services491.41.2200.61.1+29
Other Services1775.04.51855.44.4-8
Inadequately described or not stated531.51.7611.81.8-8

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, Hills North District: 3.1% Mining, Hills North District: 0.9% Manufacturing, Hills North District: 10.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hills North District: 1.7% Construction, Hills North District: 12.0% Wholesale trade, Hills North District: 3.5% Retail Trade, Hills North District: 11.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Hills North District: 4.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hills North District: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Hills North District: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Hills North District: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hills North District: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hills North District: 5.0% Administrative and Support Services, Hills North District: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Hills North District: 6.2% Education and Training, Hills North District: 8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Hills North District: 13.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Hills North District: 1.4% Other Services, Hills North District: 5.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Hills North District: 1.5%
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, Hills North District: -44 Mining, Hills North District: +6 Manufacturing, Hills North District: -96 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hills North District: +14 Construction, Hills North District: +103 Wholesale trade, Hills North District: +2 Retail Trade, Hills North District: -16 Accommodation and Food Services, Hills North District: +29 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hills North District: -9 Information Media and Telecommunications, Hills North District: +11 Financial and Insurance Services, Hills North District: -4 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hills North District: -10 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hills North District: +17 Administrative and Support Services, Hills North District: +13 Public Administration and Safety, Hills North District: +31 Education and Training, Hills North District: +14 Health Care and Social Assistance, Hills North District: +11 Arts and Recreation Services, Hills North District: +29 Other Services, Hills North District: -8 Inadequately described or not stated, Hills North District: -8
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 Hills North District in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (467 people or 13.2%)
  • Construction (425 people or 12.0%)
  • Retail Trade (396 people or 11.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,288 people in total or 36.3% 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 Hills North District and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (12.0% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (3.1% compared to 1.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (13.2% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (11.2% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hills North District increased by 84 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Construction (+103 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-96 persons)