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Unley Park Ward

Industry sector of employment

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

Unley Park 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
Unley Park Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing90.30.5210.70.6-12
Mining331.11.2301.00.8+2
Manufacturing1675.65.41826.16.4-15
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services391.31.2301.00.8+9
Construction1605.34.71525.14.4+8
Wholesale trade1023.43.1963.23.5+6
Retail Trade31110.39.430410.110.3+7
Accommodation and Food Services2257.56.51876.26.4+38
Transport, Postal and Warehousing351.22.0612.02.5-26
Information Media and Telecommunications642.12.3612.02.3+4
Financial and Insurance Services1525.04.51464.94.9+6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1013.32.0832.82.0+18
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services41113.712.442114.011.8-9
Administrative and Support Services752.53.0652.22.7+10
Public Administration and Safety1946.47.91775.97.7+17
Education and Training2729.011.32979.910.9-25
Health Care and Social Assistance51116.916.253918.015.8-29
Arts and Recreation Services351.21.8471.61.6-12
Other Services742.53.0642.13.1+10
Inadequately described or not stated431.41.5401.31.7+3

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 Ward: 0.3% Mining, Unley Park Ward: 1.1% Manufacturing, Unley Park Ward: 5.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Unley Park Ward: 1.3% Construction, Unley Park Ward: 5.3% Wholesale trade, Unley Park Ward: 3.4% Retail Trade, Unley Park Ward: 10.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Unley Park Ward: 7.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Unley Park Ward: 1.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Unley Park Ward: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Unley Park Ward: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Unley Park Ward: 3.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Unley Park Ward: 13.7% Administrative and Support Services, Unley Park Ward: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Unley Park Ward: 6.4% Education and Training, Unley Park Ward: 9.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Unley Park Ward: 16.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Unley Park Ward: 1.2% Other Services, Unley Park Ward: 2.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Unley Park Ward: 1.4%
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 Ward: -12 Mining, Unley Park Ward: +2 Manufacturing, Unley Park Ward: -15 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Unley Park Ward: +9 Construction, Unley Park Ward: +8 Wholesale trade, Unley Park Ward: +6 Retail Trade, Unley Park Ward: +7 Accommodation and Food Services, Unley Park Ward: +38 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Unley Park Ward: -26 Information Media and Telecommunications, Unley Park Ward: +4 Financial and Insurance Services, Unley Park Ward: +6 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Unley Park Ward: +18 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Unley Park Ward: -9 Administrative and Support Services, Unley Park Ward: +10 Public Administration and Safety, Unley Park Ward: +17 Education and Training, Unley Park Ward: -25 Health Care and Social Assistance, Unley Park Ward: -29 Arts and Recreation Services, Unley Park Ward: -12 Other Services, Unley Park Ward: +10 Inadequately described or not stated, Unley Park Ward: +3
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 Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (511 people or 16.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (411 people or 13.7%)
  • Retail Trade (311 people or 10.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,233 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 9.4% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in rental, hiring and real estate services (3.3% compared to 2.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (13.7% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (9.0% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (6.4% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Unley Park Ward increased by 12 between 2006 and 2011.

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