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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Adelaide Hills Council’s local resident workers than any other industry sector.

Industry sector data identifies the industries in which the residents of an area work either within the residing area or elsewhere. Comparing the industry sectors in which Adelaide Hills Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Adelaide Hills Council, indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents, or on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Industry sector statistics in Adelaide Hills Council are influenced by a range of factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available within commuting distance;
  • The educational levels of the local population; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the local population.

Industry sector data should be viewed in conjunction with Residents place of work.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers industry of employment
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Industry
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7753.83.98844.54.6-109
Mining2541.31.31880.90.9+66
Manufacturing1,6418.110.51,7929.012.8-151
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2581.31.31971.01.1+61
Construction1,6608.27.51,5547.86.7+106
Wholesale Trade7113.53.57693.93.7-58
Retail Trade1,8659.211.21,8979.611.8-32
Accommodation and Food Services9864.96.39204.65.9+66
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5442.74.26073.14.2-63
Information Media and Telecommunications3201.61.43131.61.6+7
Financial and Insurance Services5572.73.06003.03.2-43
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2471.21.32581.31.4-11
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,7328.55.51,5788.05.2+154
Administrative and Support Services6153.03.46073.13.4+8
Public Administration and Safety1,6067.97.11,4607.46.5+146
Education and Training2,21210.97.92,08010.57.6+132
Health Care and Social Assistance2,93514.513.62,74613.812.5+189
Arts and Recreation Services3211.61.32611.31.1+60
Other Services7353.63.97553.83.8-20
Industry not classified3221.61.93691.92.1-47

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local resident workers industry of employment, 2011
Local resident workers industry of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 3.9% Mining, South Australia: 1.3% Manufacturing, South Australia: 10.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 1.3% Construction, South Australia: 7.5% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 3.5% Retail Trade, South Australia: 11.2% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 6.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 3.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 5.5% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 7.1% Education and Training, South Australia: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 13.6% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 1.3% Other Services, South Australia: 3.9% Industry not classified, South Australia: 1.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Adelaide Hills Council: 3.8% Mining, Adelaide Hills Council: 1.3% Manufacturing, Adelaide Hills Council: 8.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Adelaide Hills Council: 1.3% Construction, Adelaide Hills Council: 8.2% Wholesale Trade, Adelaide Hills Council: 3.5% Retail Trade, Adelaide Hills Council: 9.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Adelaide Hills Council: 4.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Adelaide Hills Council: 2.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Adelaide Hills Council: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Adelaide Hills Council: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Adelaide Hills Council: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Adelaide Hills Council: 8.5% Administrative and Support Services, Adelaide Hills Council: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, Adelaide Hills Council: 7.9% Education and Training, Adelaide Hills Council: 10.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Adelaide Hills Council: 14.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Adelaide Hills Council: 1.6% Other Services, Adelaide Hills Council: 3.6% Industry not classified, Adelaide Hills Council: 1.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers industry of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers industry of employment, 2006 to 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Adelaide Hills Council: -109 Mining, Adelaide Hills Council: +66 Manufacturing, Adelaide Hills Council: -151 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Adelaide Hills Council: +61 Construction, Adelaide Hills Council: +106 Wholesale Trade, Adelaide Hills Council: -58 Retail Trade, Adelaide Hills Council: -32 Accommodation and Food Services, Adelaide Hills Council: +66 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Adelaide Hills Council: -63 Information Media and Telecommunications, Adelaide Hills Council: +7 Financial and Insurance Services, Adelaide Hills Council: -43 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Adelaide Hills Council: -11 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Adelaide Hills Council: +154 Administrative and Support Services, Adelaide Hills Council: +8 Public Administration and Safety, Adelaide Hills Council: +146 Education and Training, Adelaide Hills Council: +132 Health Care and Social Assistance, Adelaide Hills Council: +189 Arts and Recreation Services, Adelaide Hills Council: +60 Other Services, Adelaide Hills Council: -20 Industry not classified, Adelaide Hills Council: -47
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the local resident workers in Adelaide Hills Council in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,935 people or 14.5%)
  • Education and Training (2,212 people or 10.9%)
  • Retail Trade (1,865 people or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries employed 7,012 people in total or 34.5% of the total local resident workers.

In comparison, South Australia employed 13.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 7.9% in Education and Training; and 11.2% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local resident workers of Adelaide Hills Council and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (8.5% compared to 5.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Education and Training (10.9% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed in Manufacturing (8.1% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed in Retail Trade (9.2% compared to 11.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local resident workers between 2006 and 2011 in Adelaide Hills Council were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+189 local resident workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+154 local resident workers)
  • Manufacturing (-151 local resident workers)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+146 local resident workers)

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