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Blakeview

Industry sector of employment

More Blakeview residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Blakeview’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
Blakeview - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing110.42.160.32.4+5
Mining40.20.670.30.4-3
Manufacturing41316.617.147222.521.9-59
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services461.91.2180.90.9+28
Construction2008.18.11396.66.6+62
Wholesale trade893.64.1874.24.4+2
Retail Trade32813.213.130714.613.4+22
Accommodation and Food Services1445.85.4974.64.8+48
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1295.26.21205.76.0+10
Information Media and Telecommunications180.71.0321.50.9-14
Financial and Insurance Services512.12.0391.91.8+12
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services241.00.9321.51.2-8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services672.72.6602.92.7+7
Administrative and Support Services1004.04.5602.94.1+40
Public Administration and Safety27110.97.61688.06.3+103
Education and Training1194.84.81155.54.8+4
Health Care and Social Assistance29411.811.824211.510.6+53
Arts and Recreation Services190.80.9120.60.8+7
Other Services973.93.7502.43.7+47
Inadequately described or not stated612.42.4371.82.4+24

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 Playford: 2.1% Mining, City of Playford: 0.6% Manufacturing, City of Playford: 17.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Playford: 1.2% Construction, City of Playford: 8.1% Wholesale trade, City of Playford: 4.1% Retail Trade, City of Playford: 13.1% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Playford: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Playford: 6.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Playford: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Playford: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Playford: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Playford: 2.6% Administrative and Support Services, City of Playford: 4.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Playford: 7.6% Education and Training, City of Playford: 4.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Playford: 11.8% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Playford: 0.9% Other Services, City of Playford: 3.7% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Playford: 2.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Blakeview: 0.4% Mining, Blakeview: 0.2% Manufacturing, Blakeview: 16.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Blakeview: 1.9% Construction, Blakeview: 8.1% Wholesale trade, Blakeview: 3.6% Retail Trade, Blakeview: 13.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Blakeview: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Blakeview: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Blakeview: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Blakeview: 2.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Blakeview: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Blakeview: 2.7% Administrative and Support Services, Blakeview: 4.0% Public Administration and Safety, Blakeview: 10.9% Education and Training, Blakeview: 4.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Blakeview: 11.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Blakeview: 0.8% Other Services, Blakeview: 3.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Blakeview: 2.4%
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, Blakeview: +5 Mining, Blakeview: -3 Manufacturing, Blakeview: -59 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Blakeview: +28 Construction, Blakeview: +62 Wholesale trade, Blakeview: +2 Retail Trade, Blakeview: +22 Accommodation and Food Services, Blakeview: +48 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Blakeview: +10 Information Media and Telecommunications, Blakeview: -14 Financial and Insurance Services, Blakeview: +12 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Blakeview: -8 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Blakeview: +7 Administrative and Support Services, Blakeview: +40 Public Administration and Safety, Blakeview: +103 Education and Training, Blakeview: +4 Health Care and Social Assistance, Blakeview: +53 Arts and Recreation Services, Blakeview: +7 Other Services, Blakeview: +47 Inadequately described or not stated, Blakeview: +24
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 Blakeview in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (413 people or 16.6%)
  • Retail Trade (328 people or 13.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (294 people or 11.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,035 people in total or 41.6% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Playford employed 17.1% in Manufacturing; 13.1% in Retail Trade; and 11.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Blakeview and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (10.9% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (0.4% compared to 2.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Blakeview increased by 388 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Public Administration and Safety (+103 persons)
  • Construction (+62 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-59 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+53 persons)