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Hills South District

Industry sector of employment

More Hills South District residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Hills 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
Hills South District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3648.61.142710.91.6-64
Mining511.20.9160.40.6+35
Manufacturing52212.311.255914.315.2-38
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services631.51.5381.01.0+25
Construction42210.09.73288.48.3+93
Wholesale trade1192.83.31112.83.2+7
Retail Trade42510.113.03869.813.5+39
Accommodation and Food Services2836.75.62446.25.2+39
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1112.63.71253.24.0-14
Information Media and Telecommunications330.81.4531.41.4-20
Financial and Insurance Services1072.53.31183.03.3-11
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services791.91.1792.01.30
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1784.24.31644.24.1+14
Administrative and Support Services932.23.7711.83.6+21
Public Administration and Safety2185.26.41864.76.0+32
Education and Training3718.87.02847.26.6+87
Health Care and Social Assistance52112.315.246711.913.8+54
Arts and Recreation Services531.31.2411.01.1+12
Other Services1593.84.51614.14.4-2
Inadequately described or not stated571.31.7631.61.8-7

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, Hills South District: 8.6% Mining, Hills South District: 1.2% Manufacturing, Hills South District: 12.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hills South District: 1.5% Construction, Hills South District: 10.0% Wholesale trade, Hills South District: 2.8% Retail Trade, Hills South District: 10.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Hills South District: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hills South District: 2.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Hills South District: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Hills South District: 2.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hills South District: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hills South District: 4.2% Administrative and Support Services, Hills South District: 2.2% Public Administration and Safety, Hills South District: 5.2% Education and Training, Hills South District: 8.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Hills South District: 12.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Hills South District: 1.3% Other Services, Hills South District: 3.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Hills South District: 1.3%
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 South District: -64 Mining, Hills South District: +35 Manufacturing, Hills South District: -38 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hills South District: +25 Construction, Hills South District: +93 Wholesale trade, Hills South District: +7 Retail Trade, Hills South District: +39 Accommodation and Food Services, Hills South District: +39 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hills South District: -14 Information Media and Telecommunications, Hills South District: -20 Financial and Insurance Services, Hills South District: -11 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hills South District: 0 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hills South District: +14 Administrative and Support Services, Hills South District: +21 Public Administration and Safety, Hills South District: +32 Education and Training, Hills South District: +87 Health Care and Social Assistance, Hills South District: +54 Arts and Recreation Services, Hills South District: +12 Other Services, Hills South District: -2 Inadequately described or not stated, Hills South District: -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 Hills South District in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (522 people or 12.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (521 people or 12.3%)
  • Retail Trade (425 people or 10.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,468 people in total or 34.7% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 11.2% in Manufacturing; 15.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 13.0% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (8.6% compared to 1.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (8.8% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (10.1% compared to 13.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (12.3% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hills South District increased by 303 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Construction (+93 persons)
  • Education and Training (+87 persons)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-64 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+54 persons)