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Elizabeth East

Industry sector of employment

More Elizabeth East residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Elizabeth East’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
Elizabeth East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.32.1221.62.4-18
Mining40.30.630.20.4+1
Manufacturing24118.517.133824.421.9-97
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services191.51.260.50.9+13
Construction816.28.1715.26.6+10
Wholesale trade483.74.1503.64.4-2
Retail Trade17513.413.118413.313.4-9
Accommodation and Food Services1048.05.4594.34.8+45
Transport, Postal and Warehousing826.36.2886.46.0-6
Information Media and Telecommunications191.51.0191.40.90
Financial and Insurance Services40.32.0292.11.8-25
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services90.70.9231.71.2-14
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services262.02.6372.72.7-11
Administrative and Support Services846.44.5614.44.1+23
Public Administration and Safety796.17.6564.16.3+23
Education and Training554.24.8664.84.8-11
Health Care and Social Assistance18113.911.817712.810.6+4
Arts and Recreation Services100.80.9282.00.8-18
Other Services433.33.7282.13.7+15
Inadequately described or not stated352.72.4352.52.40

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, Elizabeth East: 0.3% Mining, Elizabeth East: 0.3% Manufacturing, Elizabeth East: 18.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Elizabeth East: 1.5% Construction, Elizabeth East: 6.2% Wholesale trade, Elizabeth East: 3.7% Retail Trade, Elizabeth East: 13.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Elizabeth East: 8.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Elizabeth East: 6.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Elizabeth East: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Elizabeth East: 0.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Elizabeth East: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Elizabeth East: 2.0% Administrative and Support Services, Elizabeth East: 6.4% Public Administration and Safety, Elizabeth East: 6.1% Education and Training, Elizabeth East: 4.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Elizabeth East: 13.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Elizabeth East: 0.8% Other Services, Elizabeth East: 3.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Elizabeth East: 2.7%
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, Elizabeth East: -18 Mining, Elizabeth East: +1 Manufacturing, Elizabeth East: -97 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Elizabeth East: +13 Construction, Elizabeth East: +10 Wholesale trade, Elizabeth East: -2 Retail Trade, Elizabeth East: -9 Accommodation and Food Services, Elizabeth East: +45 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Elizabeth East: -6 Information Media and Telecommunications, Elizabeth East: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, Elizabeth East: -25 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Elizabeth East: -14 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Elizabeth East: -11 Administrative and Support Services, Elizabeth East: +23 Public Administration and Safety, Elizabeth East: +23 Education and Training, Elizabeth East: -11 Health Care and Social Assistance, Elizabeth East: +4 Arts and Recreation Services, Elizabeth East: -18 Other Services, Elizabeth East: +15 Inadequately described or not stated, Elizabeth East: 0
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 Elizabeth East in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (241 people or 18.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (181 people or 13.9%)
  • Retail Trade (175 people or 13.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 597 people in total or 45.8% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (8.0% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (13.9% compared to 11.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in administrative and support services (6.4% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (6.2% compared to 8.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Elizabeth East decreased by 79 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Elizabeth East was for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-97 persons)