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Unley Park

Industry sector of employment

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

Unley 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
Unley Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.591.30.6-9
Mining142.01.260.80.8+8
Manufacturing486.85.4456.36.4+3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services00.01.230.40.8-3
Construction415.84.7436.04.4-2
Wholesale trade233.23.1324.53.5-9
Retail Trade8211.59.48512.010.3-3
Accommodation and Food Services466.56.5375.26.4+9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing00.02.060.82.5-6
Information Media and Telecommunications162.32.360.82.3+10
Financial and Insurance Services375.24.5283.94.9+9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services283.92.0456.32.0-17
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services10414.612.410014.111.8+4
Administrative and Support Services60.83.0131.82.7-7
Public Administration and Safety375.27.9425.97.7-5
Education and Training537.511.3476.610.9+6
Health Care and Social Assistance13719.316.213719.315.80
Arts and Recreation Services50.71.860.81.6-1
Other Services182.53.0121.73.1+6
Inadequately described or not stated162.31.591.31.7+7

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 Park: 0.0% Mining, Unley Park: 2.0% Manufacturing, Unley Park: 6.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Unley Park: 0.0% Construction, Unley Park: 5.8% Wholesale trade, Unley Park: 3.2% Retail Trade, Unley Park: 11.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Unley Park: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Unley Park: 0.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Unley Park: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Unley Park: 5.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Unley Park: 3.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Unley Park: 14.6% Administrative and Support Services, Unley Park: 0.8% Public Administration and Safety, Unley Park: 5.2% Education and Training, Unley Park: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Unley Park: 19.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Unley Park: 0.7% Other Services, Unley Park: 2.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Unley Park: 2.3%
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 Park: -9 Mining, Unley Park: +8 Manufacturing, Unley Park: +3 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Unley Park: -3 Construction, Unley Park: -2 Wholesale trade, Unley Park: -9 Retail Trade, Unley Park: -3 Accommodation and Food Services, Unley Park: +9 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Unley Park: -6 Information Media and Telecommunications, Unley Park: +10 Financial and Insurance Services, Unley Park: +9 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Unley Park: -17 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Unley Park: +4 Administrative and Support Services, Unley Park: -7 Public Administration and Safety, Unley Park: -5 Education and Training, Unley Park: +6 Health Care and Social Assistance, Unley Park: 0 Arts and Recreation Services, Unley Park: -1 Other Services, Unley Park: +6 Inadequately described or not stated, Unley Park: +7
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 Park in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (137 people or 19.3%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (104 people or 14.6%)
  • Retail Trade (82 people or 11.5%)

In combination, these three industries employed 323 people in total or 45.4% 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 9.4% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (19.3% compared to 16.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (14.6% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (7.5% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (5.2% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Unley Park remained stable 0 between 2006 and 2011.

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