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Black Forest

Industry sector of employment

More Black Forest residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Black Forest’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
Black Forest - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing90.80.530.30.6+6
Mining50.51.270.70.8-2
Manufacturing767.15.4868.86.4-10
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services00.01.240.40.8-4
Construction444.14.7373.84.4+7
Wholesale trade363.43.1363.73.50
Retail Trade948.89.412112.410.3-27
Accommodation and Food Services797.46.5757.76.4+4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing302.82.0252.62.5+5
Information Media and Telecommunications393.72.3262.72.3+13
Financial and Insurance Services575.44.5545.54.9+3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services111.02.0161.62.0-5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services979.112.4868.811.8+11
Administrative and Support Services383.63.0363.72.7+2
Public Administration and Safety878.27.9788.07.7+9
Education and Training11711.011.3979.910.9+20
Health Care and Social Assistance16415.416.212012.315.8+44
Arts and Recreation Services212.01.8131.31.6+8
Other Services363.43.0363.73.10
Inadequately described or not stated232.21.5212.11.7+2

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 Unley: 0.5% Mining, City of Unley: 1.2% Manufacturing, City of Unley: 5.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Unley: 1.2% Construction, City of Unley: 4.7% Wholesale trade, City of Unley: 3.1% Retail Trade, City of Unley: 9.4% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Unley: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Unley: 2.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Unley: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Unley: 4.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Unley: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Unley: 12.4% Administrative and Support Services, City of Unley: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, City of Unley: 7.9% Education and Training, City of Unley: 11.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Unley: 16.2% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Unley: 1.8% Other Services, City of Unley: 3.0% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Unley: 1.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Black Forest: 0.8% Mining, Black Forest: 0.5% Manufacturing, Black Forest: 7.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Black Forest: 0.0% Construction, Black Forest: 4.1% Wholesale trade, Black Forest: 3.4% Retail Trade, Black Forest: 8.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Black Forest: 7.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Black Forest: 2.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Black Forest: 3.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Black Forest: 5.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Black Forest: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Black Forest: 9.1% Administrative and Support Services, Black Forest: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Black Forest: 8.2% Education and Training, Black Forest: 11.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Black Forest: 15.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Black Forest: 2.0% Other Services, Black Forest: 3.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Black Forest: 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, Black Forest: +6 Mining, Black Forest: -2 Manufacturing, Black Forest: -10 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Black Forest: -4 Construction, Black Forest: +7 Wholesale trade, Black Forest: 0 Retail Trade, Black Forest: -27 Accommodation and Food Services, Black Forest: +4 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Black Forest: +5 Information Media and Telecommunications, Black Forest: +13 Financial and Insurance Services, Black Forest: +3 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Black Forest: -5 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Black Forest: +11 Administrative and Support Services, Black Forest: +2 Public Administration and Safety, Black Forest: +9 Education and Training, Black Forest: +20 Health Care and Social Assistance, Black Forest: +44 Arts and Recreation Services, Black Forest: +8 Other Services, Black Forest: 0 Inadequately described or not stated, Black Forest: +2
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 Black Forest in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (164 people or 15.4%)
  • Education and Training (117 people or 11.0%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (97 people or 9.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 378 people in total or 35.6% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Unley employed 16.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.3% in Education and Training; and 12.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Black Forest and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (7.1% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in information media and telecommunications (3.7% compared to 2.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (9.1% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in electricity, gas, water and waste services (0.0% compared to 1.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Black Forest increased by 86 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Black Forest between 2006 and 2011.