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Elizabeth Park

Industry sector of employment

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

Elizabeth Park’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 Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.42.1111.22.4-7
Mining00.00.630.30.4-3
Manufacturing15816.517.118419.421.9-26
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services90.91.2121.20.9-3
Construction757.98.1606.36.6+15
Wholesale trade404.24.1394.14.4+1
Retail Trade11211.713.111211.713.40
Accommodation and Food Services666.95.4656.84.8+1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing495.16.2626.56.0-13
Information Media and Telecommunications00.01.000.00.90
Financial and Insurance Services90.92.0242.51.8-15
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services00.00.9101.01.2-10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services141.52.6151.62.7-1
Administrative and Support Services596.24.5636.74.1-4
Public Administration and Safety616.47.6707.36.3-9
Education and Training535.54.8424.44.8+11
Health Care and Social Assistance14114.811.810611.110.6+35
Arts and Recreation Services00.00.980.90.8-8
Other Services363.83.7293.03.7+7
Inadequately described or not stated697.22.4384.02.4+31

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 Park: 0.4% Mining, Elizabeth Park: 0.0% Manufacturing, Elizabeth Park: 16.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Elizabeth Park: 0.9% Construction, Elizabeth Park: 7.9% Wholesale trade, Elizabeth Park: 4.2% Retail Trade, Elizabeth Park: 11.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Elizabeth Park: 6.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Elizabeth Park: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Elizabeth Park: 0.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Elizabeth Park: 0.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Elizabeth Park: 0.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Elizabeth Park: 1.5% Administrative and Support Services, Elizabeth Park: 6.2% Public Administration and Safety, Elizabeth Park: 6.4% Education and Training, Elizabeth Park: 5.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Elizabeth Park: 14.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Elizabeth Park: 0.0% Other Services, Elizabeth Park: 3.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Elizabeth Park: 7.2%
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 Park: -7 Mining, Elizabeth Park: -3 Manufacturing, Elizabeth Park: -26 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Elizabeth Park: -3 Construction, Elizabeth Park: +15 Wholesale trade, Elizabeth Park: +1 Retail Trade, Elizabeth Park: 0 Accommodation and Food Services, Elizabeth Park: +1 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Elizabeth Park: -13 Information Media and Telecommunications, Elizabeth Park: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, Elizabeth Park: -15 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Elizabeth Park: -10 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Elizabeth Park: -1 Administrative and Support Services, Elizabeth Park: -4 Public Administration and Safety, Elizabeth Park: -9 Education and Training, Elizabeth Park: +11 Health Care and Social Assistance, Elizabeth Park: +35 Arts and Recreation Services, Elizabeth Park: -8 Other Services, Elizabeth Park: +7 Inadequately described or not stated, Elizabeth Park: +31
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 Park in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (158 people or 16.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (141 people or 14.8%)
  • Retail Trade (112 people or 11.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 411 people in total or 43.0% 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 Park and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (14.8% compared to 11.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in administrative and support services (6.2% compared to 4.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (6.9% compared to 5.4%)
  • 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 Elizabeth Park increased by 4 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Elizabeth Park between 2006 and 2011.