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Kings Park

Industry sector of employment

More Kings Park residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

Kings 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
Kings Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.500.00.60
Mining00.01.241.70.8-4
Manufacturing134.85.4197.96.4-6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services124.41.262.50.8+6
Construction186.64.7156.24.4+3
Wholesale trade62.23.100.03.5+6
Retail Trade3512.99.4229.110.3+13
Accommodation and Food Services228.16.5197.96.4+3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing82.92.0156.22.5-7
Information Media and Telecommunications00.02.331.22.3-3
Financial and Insurance Services103.74.593.74.9+1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services41.52.000.02.0+4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3211.812.43213.311.80
Administrative and Support Services145.13.031.22.7+11
Public Administration and Safety269.67.9187.57.7+8
Education and Training238.511.33313.710.9-10
Health Care and Social Assistance3412.516.23916.215.8-5
Arts and Recreation Services41.51.841.71.60
Other Services114.03.000.03.1+11
Inadequately described or not stated00.01.500.01.70

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, Kings Park: 0.0% Mining, Kings Park: 0.0% Manufacturing, Kings Park: 4.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Kings Park: 4.4% Construction, Kings Park: 6.6% Wholesale trade, Kings Park: 2.2% Retail Trade, Kings Park: 12.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Kings Park: 8.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Kings Park: 2.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Kings Park: 0.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Kings Park: 3.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Kings Park: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Kings Park: 11.8% Administrative and Support Services, Kings Park: 5.1% Public Administration and Safety, Kings Park: 9.6% Education and Training, Kings Park: 8.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Kings Park: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Kings Park: 1.5% Other Services, Kings Park: 4.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Kings Park: 0.0%
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, Kings Park: 0 Mining, Kings Park: -4 Manufacturing, Kings Park: -6 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Kings Park: +6 Construction, Kings Park: +3 Wholesale trade, Kings Park: +6 Retail Trade, Kings Park: +13 Accommodation and Food Services, Kings Park: +3 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Kings Park: -7 Information Media and Telecommunications, Kings Park: -3 Financial and Insurance Services, Kings Park: +1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Kings Park: +4 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Kings Park: 0 Administrative and Support Services, Kings Park: +11 Public Administration and Safety, Kings Park: +8 Education and Training, Kings Park: -10 Health Care and Social Assistance, Kings Park: -5 Arts and Recreation Services, Kings Park: 0 Other Services, Kings Park: +11 Inadequately described or not stated, Kings Park: 0
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 Kings Park in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (35 people or 12.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (34 people or 12.5%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (32 people or 11.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 101 people in total or 37.1% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Unley employed 9.4% in Retail Trade; 16.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 12.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Kings Park and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (12.9% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in electricity, gas, water and waste services (4.4% compared to 1.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (12.5% compared to 16.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (8.5% compared to 11.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Kings Park increased by 31 between 2006 and 2011.

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