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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Manufacturing employs more of the City of Playford’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 the City of Playford residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Playford, 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 the City of Playford 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
City of Playford 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing6132.03.96172.34.6-4
Mining1790.61.31070.40.9+72
Manufacturing5,23617.110.55,77421.912.8-538
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3631.21.32390.91.1+124
Construction2,4978.27.51,7686.76.7+729
Wholesale Trade1,2724.23.51,1604.43.7+112
Retail Trade4,03013.211.23,50913.311.8+521
Accommodation and Food Services1,6375.46.31,2444.75.9+393
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,8836.24.21,5836.04.2+300
Information Media and Telecommunications3081.01.42470.91.6+61
Financial and Insurance Services6052.03.04621.83.2+143
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2830.91.33111.21.4-28
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7802.65.57202.75.2+60
Administrative and Support Services1,4014.63.41,0784.13.4+323
Public Administration and Safety2,3077.57.11,6536.36.5+654
Education and Training1,4844.97.91,2544.87.6+230
Health Care and Social Assistance3,59511.813.62,79410.612.5+801
Arts and Recreation Services2410.81.31990.81.1+42
Other Services1,1413.73.99633.73.8+178
Industry not classified7262.41.96252.42.1+101

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, City of Playford: 2.0% Mining, City of Playford: 0.6% Manufacturing, City of Playford: 17.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Playford: 1.2% Construction, City of Playford: 8.2% Wholesale Trade, City of Playford: 4.2% Retail Trade, City of Playford: 13.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Playford: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Playford: 6.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Playford: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Playford: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Playford: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Playford: 2.6% Administrative and Support Services, City of Playford: 4.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Playford: 7.5% Education and Training, City of Playford: 4.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Playford: 11.8% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Playford: 0.8% Other Services, City of Playford: 3.7% Industry not classified, City of Playford: 2.4%
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, City of Playford: -4 Mining, City of Playford: +72 Manufacturing, City of Playford: -538 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Playford: +124 Construction, City of Playford: +729 Wholesale Trade, City of Playford: +112 Retail Trade, City of Playford: +521 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Playford: +393 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Playford: +300 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Playford: +61 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Playford: +143 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Playford: -28 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Playford: +60 Administrative and Support Services, City of Playford: +323 Public Administration and Safety, City of Playford: +654 Education and Training, City of Playford: +230 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Playford: +801 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Playford: +42 Other Services, City of Playford: +178 Industry not classified, City of Playford: +101
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 City of Playford in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (5,236 people or 17.1%)
  • Retail Trade (4,030 people or 13.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3,595 people or 11.8%)

In combination these three industries employed 12,861 people in total or 42.1% of the total local resident workers.

In comparison, South Australia employed 10.5% in Manufacturing; 11.2% in Retail Trade; and 13.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local resident workers of the City of Playford and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Manufacturing (17.1% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (6.2% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed in Education and Training (4.9% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.6% compared to 5.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local resident workers between 2006 and 2011 in the City of Playford were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+801 local resident workers)
  • Construction (+729 local resident workers)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+654 local resident workers)
  • Manufacturing (-538 local resident workers)

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