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Parkside Ward

Industry sector of employment

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

Parkside 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
Parkside Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing80.20.5150.50.6-7
Mining441.31.2260.80.8+18
Manufacturing1534.55.41875.66.4-35
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services601.81.2290.90.8+31
Construction1444.24.71364.14.4+9
Wholesale trade1003.03.11053.23.5-5
Retail Trade3038.99.434010.210.3-37
Accommodation and Food Services2256.66.52146.46.4+11
Transport, Postal and Warehousing451.32.0762.32.5-31
Information Media and Telecommunications892.62.3782.32.3+11
Financial and Insurance Services1404.14.51855.64.9-45
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services611.82.0431.32.0+18
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services45513.412.443313.011.8+22
Administrative and Support Services1103.23.01003.02.7+9
Public Administration and Safety2708.07.92708.17.7-1
Education and Training37911.211.33309.910.9+49
Health Care and Social Assistance55416.316.251615.515.8+39
Arts and Recreation Services892.61.8692.11.6+20
Other Services1063.13.0962.93.1+11
Inadequately described or not stated571.71.5772.31.7-20

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, Parkside Ward: 0.2% Mining, Parkside Ward: 1.3% Manufacturing, Parkside Ward: 4.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Parkside Ward: 1.8% Construction, Parkside Ward: 4.2% Wholesale trade, Parkside Ward: 3.0% Retail Trade, Parkside Ward: 8.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Parkside Ward: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Parkside Ward: 1.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Parkside Ward: 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Parkside Ward: 4.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Parkside Ward: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Parkside Ward: 13.4% Administrative and Support Services, Parkside Ward: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Parkside Ward: 8.0% Education and Training, Parkside Ward: 11.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Parkside Ward: 16.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Parkside Ward: 2.6% Other Services, Parkside Ward: 3.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Parkside Ward: 1.7%
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, Parkside Ward: -7 Mining, Parkside Ward: +18 Manufacturing, Parkside Ward: -35 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Parkside Ward: +31 Construction, Parkside Ward: +9 Wholesale trade, Parkside Ward: -5 Retail Trade, Parkside Ward: -37 Accommodation and Food Services, Parkside Ward: +11 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Parkside Ward: -31 Information Media and Telecommunications, Parkside Ward: +11 Financial and Insurance Services, Parkside Ward: -45 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Parkside Ward: +18 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Parkside Ward: +22 Administrative and Support Services, Parkside Ward: +9 Public Administration and Safety, Parkside Ward: -1 Education and Training, Parkside Ward: +49 Health Care and Social Assistance, Parkside Ward: +39 Arts and Recreation Services, Parkside Ward: +20 Other Services, Parkside Ward: +11 Inadequately described or not stated, Parkside Ward: -20
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 Parkside Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (554 people or 16.3%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (455 people or 13.4%)
  • Education and Training (379 people or 11.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,388 people in total or 40.9% 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 difference between the jobs held by the population of Parkside Ward and the City of Unley was:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (13.4% compared to 12.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Parkside Ward increased by 68 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Parkside Ward between 2006 and 2011.