Adelaide Hills Council
Resident workers - Industry
Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Adelaide Hills Council’s resident workforce 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers industry of employment|
|Adelaide Hills Council||2016||2011||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||South Australia%||Number||%||South Australia%||2011 to 2016|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||747||3.8||4.0||752||3.7||3.9||-5||25000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||252||1.3||1.2||246||1.2||1.3||+6||28000||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||990||5.1||6.7||986||4.9||6.3||+4||32000||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||563||2.9||4.1||587||2.9||4.2||-24||33000||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||265||1.4||1.3||302||1.5||1.4||-37||34000||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||499||2.6||2.7||561||2.8||3.0||-62||35000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||271||1.4||1.3||259||1.3||1.3||+12||36000||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||1,650||8.5||5.6||1,723||8.5||5.5||-73||37000||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||604||3.1||3.6||608||3.0||3.4||-4||38000||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||1,423||7.3||7.1||1,594||7.9||7.1||-171||39000||P|
|Education and Training||2,284||11.7||8.6||2,227||11.0||7.9||+57||40000||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||2,929||15.0||14.8||2,922||14.4||13.6||+7||41000||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||347||1.8||1.4||322||1.6||1.3||+25||42000||P|
|Industry not classified||627||3.2||3.3||331||1.6||1.9||+296||44000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in Adelaide Hills Council in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
- Health Care and Social Assistance (2,929 people or 15.0%)
- Education and Training (2,284 people or 11.7%)
- Construction (1,678 people or 8.6%)
In combination these three industries employed 6,891 people in total or 35.3% of the total resident workforce.
In comparison, South Australia employed 14.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.6% in Education and Training; and 7.6% in Construction.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Adelaide Hills Council and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (11.7% compared to 8.6%)
- A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (8.5% compared to 5.6%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (8.2% compared to 10.7%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (5.1% compared to 6.7%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Adelaide Hills Council were for those employed in:
- Manufacturing (-338 resident workforce)
- Industry not classified (+296 resident workforce)
- Retail Trade (-262 resident workforce)
- Public Administration and Safety (-171 resident workforce)