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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Industry sector of employment

More Playford North Urban Renewal area residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Playford North Urban Renewal area’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
Playford North Urban Renewal area - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing461.22.1512.22.4-5
Mining120.30.6120.50.40
Manufacturing71918.117.158324.821.9+136
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services581.51.2261.10.9+32
Construction3027.68.11536.56.6+149
Wholesale trade1734.34.11416.04.4+32
Retail Trade55013.813.126711.313.4+283
Accommodation and Food Services2386.05.41164.94.8+121
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2907.36.21757.46.0+114
Information Media and Telecommunications401.01.0200.90.9+20
Financial and Insurance Services651.62.0200.81.8+45
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services300.80.9130.61.2+17
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services982.52.6552.32.7+44
Administrative and Support Services2315.84.51164.94.1+115
Public Administration and Safety2887.27.6984.26.3+190
Education and Training1543.94.81024.34.8+53
Health Care and Social Assistance45811.511.823810.110.6+221
Arts and Recreation Services230.60.9120.50.8+11
Other Services1203.03.7883.73.7+32
Inadequately described or not stated802.02.4672.92.4+13

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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.2% Mining, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.3% Manufacturing, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 18.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.5% Construction, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 7.6% Wholesale trade, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 4.3% Retail Trade, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 13.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 7.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.5% Administrative and Support Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 5.8% Public Administration and Safety, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 7.2% Education and Training, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 3.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 11.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.6% Other Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 3.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.0%
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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: -5 Mining, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0 Manufacturing, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +136 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +32 Construction, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +149 Wholesale trade, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +32 Retail Trade, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +283 Accommodation and Food Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +121 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +114 Information Media and Telecommunications, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +20 Financial and Insurance Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +45 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +17 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +44 Administrative and Support Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +115 Public Administration and Safety, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +190 Education and Training, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +53 Health Care and Social Assistance, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +221 Arts and Recreation Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +11 Other Services, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +32 Inadequately described or not stated, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +13
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 Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (719 people or 18.1%)
  • Retail Trade (550 people or 13.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (458 people or 11.5%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,727 people in total or 43.4% 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 Playford North Urban Renewal area and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in administrative and support services (5.8% compared to 4.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (7.3% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Playford North Urban Renewal area increased by 1,623 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Playford North Urban Renewal area were for those employed in:

  • Retail Trade (+283 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+221 persons)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+190 persons)
  • Construction (+149 persons)