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Goodwood Ward

Industry sector of employment

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

Goodwood 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
Goodwood Ward - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing70.20.5230.70.6-15
Mining411.31.2311.00.8+10
Manufacturing1986.25.42578.06.4-59
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services441.41.260.20.8+38
Construction1454.54.71715.34.4-26
Wholesale trade1043.23.11003.13.5+4
Retail Trade2878.99.43129.710.3-25
Accommodation and Food Services2136.66.52357.36.4-21
Transport, Postal and Warehousing822.52.0942.92.5-12
Information Media and Telecommunications892.82.3892.82.30
Financial and Insurance Services1454.54.51494.64.9-4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services461.42.0421.32.0+4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services36811.412.432410.011.8+44
Administrative and Support Services1434.53.01123.52.7+31
Public Administration and Safety2648.27.92899.07.7-25
Education and Training37311.611.335411.010.9+19
Health Care and Social Assistance44513.916.246014.215.8-15
Arts and Recreation Services892.81.8591.81.6+30
Other Services932.93.0892.73.1+5
Inadequately described or not stated361.11.5351.11.7+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, Goodwood Ward: 0.2% Mining, Goodwood Ward: 1.3% Manufacturing, Goodwood Ward: 6.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Goodwood Ward: 1.4% Construction, Goodwood Ward: 4.5% Wholesale trade, Goodwood Ward: 3.2% Retail Trade, Goodwood Ward: 8.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Goodwood Ward: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Goodwood Ward: 2.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Goodwood Ward: 2.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Goodwood Ward: 4.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Goodwood Ward: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Goodwood Ward: 11.4% Administrative and Support Services, Goodwood Ward: 4.5% Public Administration and Safety, Goodwood Ward: 8.2% Education and Training, Goodwood Ward: 11.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Goodwood Ward: 13.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Goodwood Ward: 2.8% Other Services, Goodwood Ward: 2.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Goodwood Ward: 1.1%
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, Goodwood Ward: -15 Mining, Goodwood Ward: +10 Manufacturing, Goodwood Ward: -59 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Goodwood Ward: +38 Construction, Goodwood Ward: -26 Wholesale trade, Goodwood Ward: +4 Retail Trade, Goodwood Ward: -25 Accommodation and Food Services, Goodwood Ward: -21 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Goodwood Ward: -12 Information Media and Telecommunications, Goodwood Ward: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, Goodwood Ward: -4 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Goodwood Ward: +4 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Goodwood Ward: +44 Administrative and Support Services, Goodwood Ward: +31 Public Administration and Safety, Goodwood Ward: -25 Education and Training, Goodwood Ward: +19 Health Care and Social Assistance, Goodwood Ward: -15 Arts and Recreation Services, Goodwood Ward: +30 Other Services, Goodwood Ward: +5 Inadequately described or not stated, Goodwood Ward: +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 Goodwood Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (445 people or 13.9%)
  • Education and Training (373 people or 11.6%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (368 people or 11.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,186 people in total or 36.9% 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 Goodwood Ward and City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in administrative and support services (4.5% compared to 3.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (13.9% compared to 16.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Goodwood Ward decreased by 17 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-59 persons)

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