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Fullarton Ward

Industry sector of employment

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

Fullarton Ward’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
Fullarton Ward - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing90.30.590.30.60
Mining200.61.2180.60.8+2
Manufacturing2166.95.42398.06.4-23
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services270.91.2170.60.8+10
Construction1444.64.71384.64.4+7
Wholesale trade1053.43.11043.53.5+1
Retail Trade2969.59.435511.910.3-59
Accommodation and Food Services2026.56.52147.26.4-11
Transport, Postal and Warehousing862.82.0923.12.5-6
Information Media and Telecommunications802.62.3762.62.3+4
Financial and Insurance Services1434.64.51374.64.9+6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services521.72.0441.52.0+8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3009.612.42689.011.8+33
Administrative and Support Services973.13.0913.02.7+6
Public Administration and Safety2688.67.92588.77.7+10
Education and Training39612.711.332010.810.9+76
Health Care and Social Assistance49115.816.241213.915.8+79
Arts and Recreation Services431.41.8391.31.6+5
Other Services953.03.01033.53.1-8
Inadequately described or not stated461.51.5401.31.7+6

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, Fullarton Ward: 0.3% Mining, Fullarton Ward: 0.6% Manufacturing, Fullarton Ward: 6.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Fullarton Ward: 0.9% Construction, Fullarton Ward: 4.6% Wholesale trade, Fullarton Ward: 3.4% Retail Trade, Fullarton Ward: 9.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Fullarton Ward: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Fullarton Ward: 2.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Fullarton Ward: 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Fullarton Ward: 4.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Fullarton Ward: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Fullarton Ward: 9.6% Administrative and Support Services, Fullarton Ward: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Fullarton Ward: 8.6% Education and Training, Fullarton Ward: 12.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Fullarton Ward: 15.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Fullarton Ward: 1.4% Other Services, Fullarton Ward: 3.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Fullarton Ward: 1.5%
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, Fullarton Ward: 0 Mining, Fullarton Ward: +2 Manufacturing, Fullarton Ward: -23 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Fullarton Ward: +10 Construction, Fullarton Ward: +7 Wholesale trade, Fullarton Ward: +1 Retail Trade, Fullarton Ward: -59 Accommodation and Food Services, Fullarton Ward: -11 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Fullarton Ward: -6 Information Media and Telecommunications, Fullarton Ward: +4 Financial and Insurance Services, Fullarton Ward: +6 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Fullarton Ward: +8 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Fullarton Ward: +33 Administrative and Support Services, Fullarton Ward: +6 Public Administration and Safety, Fullarton Ward: +10 Education and Training, Fullarton Ward: +76 Health Care and Social Assistance, Fullarton Ward: +79 Arts and Recreation Services, Fullarton Ward: +5 Other Services, Fullarton Ward: -8 Inadequately described or not stated, Fullarton Ward: +6
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 Fullarton Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (491 people or 15.8%)
  • Education and Training (396 people or 12.7%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (300 people or 9.6%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,187 people in total or 38.1% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, 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 Fullarton Ward and City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (6.9% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (12.7% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (9.6% compared to 12.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Fullarton Ward increased by 145 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Fullarton Ward were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+79 persons)
  • Education and Training (+76 persons)
  • Retail Trade (-59 persons)

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