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Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park

Industry sector of employment

More Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park residents worked in agriculture, forestry and fishing than any other industry in 2011.

Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald 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
Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing6312.42.16712.62.4-4
Mining00.00.600.00.40
Manufacturing5410.517.19317.321.9-39
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services142.71.2101.90.9+3
Construction6111.98.1336.26.6+27
Wholesale trade316.14.1489.04.4-17
Retail Trade5510.713.16211.613.4-7
Accommodation and Food Services193.75.4112.04.8+8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing397.76.2448.16.0-4
Information Media and Telecommunications00.01.030.60.9-3
Financial and Insurance Services40.82.091.61.8-5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services30.60.940.71.2-1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services142.72.6234.22.7-9
Administrative and Support Services214.14.581.44.1+14
Public Administration and Safety407.87.6173.16.3+23
Education and Training132.64.8203.64.8-6
Health Care and Social Assistance438.311.8285.210.6+15
Arts and Recreation Services71.30.9101.90.8-4
Other Services173.33.7295.43.7-12
Inadequately described or not stated142.72.4193.52.4-5

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, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 12.4% Mining, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 0.0% Manufacturing, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 10.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 2.7% Construction, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 11.9% Wholesale trade, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 6.1% Retail Trade, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 10.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 3.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 7.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 0.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 0.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 2.7% Administrative and Support Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 4.1% Public Administration and Safety, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 7.8% Education and Training, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 2.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 8.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 1.3% Other Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 3.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 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, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -4 Mining, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 0 Manufacturing, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -39 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: +3 Construction, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: +27 Wholesale trade, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -17 Retail Trade, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -7 Accommodation and Food Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: +8 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -4 Information Media and Telecommunications, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -3 Financial and Insurance Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -5 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -1 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -9 Administrative and Support Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: +14 Public Administration and Safety, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: +23 Education and Training, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -6 Health Care and Social Assistance, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: +15 Arts and Recreation Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -4 Other Services, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -12 Inadequately described or not stated, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -5
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 Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (63 people or 12.4%)
  • Construction (61 people or 11.9%)
  • Retail Trade (55 people or 10.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 179 people in total or 35.0% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Playford employed 2.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 8.1% in Construction; and 13.1% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (12.4% compared to 2.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (11.9% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (10.5% compared to 17.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (8.3% compared to 11.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park decreased by 26 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park between 2006 and 2011.