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Elizabeth North

Industry sector of employment

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

Elizabeth North’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 North - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing60.72.190.92.4-3
Mining00.00.630.30.4-3
Manufacturing16618.617.124024.421.9-74
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services80.91.2101.00.9-2
Construction495.58.1697.06.6-20
Wholesale trade495.54.1343.54.4+15
Retail Trade13815.513.112312.513.4+15
Accommodation and Food Services596.65.4596.14.80
Transport, Postal and Warehousing667.46.2707.26.0-4
Information Media and Telecommunications30.31.0212.10.9-18
Financial and Insurance Services50.62.030.31.8+2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services40.40.9171.71.2-13
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services212.42.6151.52.7+6
Administrative and Support Services627.04.5555.64.1+7
Public Administration and Safety434.87.6494.96.3-6
Education and Training394.44.8323.34.8+7
Health Care and Social Assistance12614.111.811211.410.6+14
Arts and Recreation Services40.40.990.90.8-5
Other Services232.63.7393.93.7-16
Inadequately described or not stated202.22.4141.52.4+6

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 North: 0.7% Mining, Elizabeth North: 0.0% Manufacturing, Elizabeth North: 18.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Elizabeth North: 0.9% Construction, Elizabeth North: 5.5% Wholesale trade, Elizabeth North: 5.5% Retail Trade, Elizabeth North: 15.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Elizabeth North: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Elizabeth North: 7.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Elizabeth North: 0.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Elizabeth North: 0.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Elizabeth North: 0.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Elizabeth North: 2.4% Administrative and Support Services, Elizabeth North: 7.0% Public Administration and Safety, Elizabeth North: 4.8% Education and Training, Elizabeth North: 4.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Elizabeth North: 14.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Elizabeth North: 0.4% Other Services, Elizabeth North: 2.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Elizabeth North: 2.2%
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 North: -3 Mining, Elizabeth North: -3 Manufacturing, Elizabeth North: -74 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Elizabeth North: -2 Construction, Elizabeth North: -20 Wholesale trade, Elizabeth North: +15 Retail Trade, Elizabeth North: +15 Accommodation and Food Services, Elizabeth North: 0 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Elizabeth North: -4 Information Media and Telecommunications, Elizabeth North: -18 Financial and Insurance Services, Elizabeth North: +2 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Elizabeth North: -13 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Elizabeth North: +6 Administrative and Support Services, Elizabeth North: +7 Public Administration and Safety, Elizabeth North: -6 Education and Training, Elizabeth North: +7 Health Care and Social Assistance, Elizabeth North: +14 Arts and Recreation Services, Elizabeth North: -5 Other Services, Elizabeth North: -16 Inadequately described or not stated, Elizabeth North: +6
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 North in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (166 people or 18.6%)
  • Retail Trade (138 people or 15.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (126 people or 14.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 430 people in total or 48.3% 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 Elizabeth North and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in administrative and support services (7.0% compared to 4.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (14.1% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (4.8% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (5.5% compared to 8.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Elizabeth North decreased by 90 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-74 persons)