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Industry sector of employment

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

Unley’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
Unley - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.5110.60.6-11
Mining180.91.2211.10.8-3
Manufacturing1045.15.41045.26.40
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services331.61.2160.80.8+17
Construction994.84.7954.84.4+4
Wholesale trade482.43.1673.43.5-19
Retail Trade1828.99.420810.410.3-26
Accommodation and Food Services1226.06.51547.76.4-32
Transport, Postal and Warehousing301.52.0412.12.5-11
Information Media and Telecommunications623.02.3532.72.3+9
Financial and Insurance Services894.44.51045.24.9-15
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services572.82.0191.02.0+38
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services28714.112.423511.811.8+52
Administrative and Support Services542.63.0502.52.7+4
Public Administration and Safety1788.77.91849.27.7-6
Education and Training20910.311.31869.310.9+23
Health Care and Social Assistance32215.816.231715.915.8+5
Arts and Recreation Services371.81.8361.81.6+1
Other Services703.53.0572.93.1+13
Inadequately described or not stated371.81.5381.91.7-1

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, Unley: 0.0% Mining, Unley: 0.9% Manufacturing, Unley: 5.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Unley: 1.6% Construction, Unley: 4.8% Wholesale trade, Unley: 2.4% Retail Trade, Unley: 8.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Unley: 6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Unley: 1.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Unley: 3.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Unley: 4.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Unley: 2.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Unley: 14.1% Administrative and Support Services, Unley: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, Unley: 8.7% Education and Training, Unley: 10.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Unley: 15.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Unley: 1.8% Other Services, Unley: 3.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Unley: 1.8%
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, Unley: -11 Mining, Unley: -3 Manufacturing, Unley: 0 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Unley: +17 Construction, Unley: +4 Wholesale trade, Unley: -19 Retail Trade, Unley: -26 Accommodation and Food Services, Unley: -32 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Unley: -11 Information Media and Telecommunications, Unley: +9 Financial and Insurance Services, Unley: -15 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Unley: +38 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Unley: +52 Administrative and Support Services, Unley: +4 Public Administration and Safety, Unley: -6 Education and Training, Unley: +23 Health Care and Social Assistance, Unley: +5 Arts and Recreation Services, Unley: +1 Other Services, Unley: +13 Inadequately described or not stated, Unley: -1
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 Unley in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (322 people or 15.8%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (287 people or 14.1%)
  • Education and Training (209 people or 10.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 818 people in total or 40.2% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (14.1% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (10.3% compared to 11.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Unley increased by 40 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Unley was for those employed in:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+52 persons)