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Unley Ward

Industry sector of employment

More Unley Ward residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2016.

Unley 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Unley Ward - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing60.20.640.10.5+2
Mining501.51.2341.01.2+16
Manufacturing1364.24.11544.75.4-18
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services260.81.1431.31.2-17
Construction1514.64.61484.54.7+4
Retail Trade2648.18.83139.59.4-49
Wholesale trade692.12.4792.43.1-10
Accommodation and Food Services2487.67.22016.16.5+47
Transport, Postal and Warehousing642.02.0451.42.0+20
Information Media and Telecommunications621.92.01013.12.3-39
Financial and Insurance Services1645.04.21414.34.5+23
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services621.92.0712.22.0-8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services40212.312.346714.212.4-65
Administrative and Support Services732.32.6912.83.0-17
Public Administration and Safety2898.88.32798.57.9+10
Education and Training35811.011.636311.011.3-4
Health Care and Social Assistance56817.317.453016.116.2+38
Arts and Recreation Services762.31.8631.91.8+12
Other Services932.83.01103.43.0-17
Inadequately described or not stated1033.22.7451.41.5+59

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2016
Industry sector of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Unley: 0.6% Mining, City of Unley: 1.2% Manufacturing, City of Unley: 4.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Unley: 1.1% Construction, City of Unley: 4.6% Retail Trade, City of Unley: 8.8% Wholesale trade, City of Unley: 2.4% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Unley: 7.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Unley: 2.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Unley: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Unley: 4.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Unley: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Unley: 12.3% Administrative and Support Services, City of Unley: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Unley: 8.3% Education and Training, City of Unley: 11.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Unley: 17.4% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Unley: 1.8% Other Services, City of Unley: 3.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Unley Ward: 0.2% Mining, Unley Ward: 1.5% Manufacturing, Unley Ward: 4.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Unley Ward: 0.8% Construction, Unley Ward: 4.6% Retail Trade, Unley Ward: 8.1% Wholesale trade, Unley Ward: 2.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Unley Ward: 7.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Unley Ward: 2.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Unley Ward: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Unley Ward: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Unley Ward: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Unley Ward: 12.3% Administrative and Support Services, Unley Ward: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Unley Ward: 8.8% Education and Training, Unley Ward: 11.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Unley Ward: 17.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Unley Ward: 2.3% Other Services, Unley Ward: 2.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Unley Ward: +2 Mining, Unley Ward: +16 Manufacturing, Unley Ward: -18 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Unley Ward: -17 Construction, Unley Ward: +4 Retail Trade, Unley Ward: -49 Wholesale trade, Unley Ward: -10 Accommodation and Food Services, Unley Ward: +47 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Unley Ward: +20 Information Media and Telecommunications, Unley Ward: -39 Financial and Insurance Services, Unley Ward: +23 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Unley Ward: -8 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Unley Ward: -65 Administrative and Support Services, Unley Ward: -17 Public Administration and Safety, Unley Ward: +10 Education and Training, Unley Ward: -4 Health Care and Social Assistance, Unley Ward: +38 Arts and Recreation Services, Unley Ward: +12 Other Services, Unley Ward: -17
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Ward in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (568 people or 17.3%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (402 people or 12.3%)
  • Education and Training (358 people or 11.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,328 people in total or 40.6% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Unley employed 17.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 12.3% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 11.6% in Education and Training.

There were no major differences between Unley Ward and City of Unley in 2016.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Unley Ward decreased by 14 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2011 and 2016 in Unley Ward was for those employed in:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (-65 persons)

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