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Elizabeth

Industry sector of employment

More Elizabeth residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2016.

Elizabeth’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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Elizabeth - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing93.02.60--2.1+9
Mining0--0.60--0.60
Manufacturing3913.011.56620.217.1-27
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services51.71.30--1.2+5
Construction206.78.5123.78.1+8
Retail Trade3411.313.14614.113.1-12
Wholesale trade103.33.2113.44.1-1
Accommodation and Food Services258.35.9226.75.4+3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing206.76.3216.46.2-1
Information Media and Telecommunications0--0.941.21.0-4
Financial and Insurance Services62.01.782.52.0-2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services31.00.961.80.9-3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services134.32.8134.02.60
Administrative and Support Services72.34.6237.14.5-16
Public Administration and Safety237.77.8185.57.6+5
Education and Training134.35.7134.04.80
Health Care and Social Assistance4615.313.44012.311.8+6
Arts and Recreation Services82.70.90--0.9+8
Other Services165.33.9134.03.7+3
Inadequately described or not stated31.04.4103.12.4-7

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2016
Industry sector of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Playford: 2.6% Mining, City of Playford: 0.6% Manufacturing, City of Playford: 11.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Playford: 1.3% Construction, City of Playford: 8.5% Retail Trade, City of Playford: 13.1% Wholesale trade, City of Playford: 3.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Playford: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Playford: 6.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Playford: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Playford: 1.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Playford: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Playford: 2.8% Administrative and Support Services, City of Playford: 4.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Playford: 7.8% Education and Training, City of Playford: 5.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Playford: 13.4% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Playford: 0.9% Other Services, City of Playford: 3.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Elizabeth: 3.0% Manufacturing, Elizabeth: 13.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Elizabeth: 1.7% Construction, Elizabeth: 6.7% Retail Trade, Elizabeth: 11.3% Wholesale trade, Elizabeth: 3.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Elizabeth: 8.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Elizabeth: 6.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Elizabeth: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Elizabeth: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Elizabeth: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Elizabeth: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Elizabeth: 7.7% Education and Training, Elizabeth: 4.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Elizabeth: 15.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Elizabeth: 2.7% Other Services, Elizabeth: 5.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Elizabeth: +9 Mining, Elizabeth: 0 Manufacturing, Elizabeth: -27 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Elizabeth: +5 Construction, Elizabeth: +8 Retail Trade, Elizabeth: -12 Wholesale trade, Elizabeth: -1 Accommodation and Food Services, Elizabeth: +3 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Elizabeth: -1 Information Media and Telecommunications, Elizabeth: -4 Financial and Insurance Services, Elizabeth: -2 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Elizabeth: -3 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Elizabeth: 0 Administrative and Support Services, Elizabeth: -16 Public Administration and Safety, Elizabeth: +5 Education and Training, Elizabeth: 0 Health Care and Social Assistance, Elizabeth: +6 Arts and Recreation Services, Elizabeth: +8 Other Services, Elizabeth: +3
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Elizabeth in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (46 people or 15.3%)
  • Manufacturing (39 people or 13.0%)
  • Retail Trade (34 people or 11.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 119 people in total or 39.7% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Playford employed 13.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.5% in Manufacturing; and 13.1% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (8.3% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (15.3% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in administrative and support services (2.3% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (6.7% compared to 8.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Elizabeth decreased by 26 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Elizabeth between 2011 and 2016.

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