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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the City of Playford’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 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
City of Playford 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing8402.64.06382.13.9+202
Mining1990.61.21760.61.3+23
Manufacturing3,75511.58.05,25317.210.5-1,498
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4251.31.23761.21.3+49
Construction2,7708.57.62,4728.17.5+298
Wholesale Trade1,0473.22.81,2684.13.5-221
Retail Trade4,28313.110.74,01713.111.2+266
Accommodation and Food Services1,9365.96.71,6515.46.3+285
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,0616.34.11,8816.14.2+180
Information Media and Telecommunications3070.91.33121.01.4-5
Financial and Insurance Services5551.72.76052.03.0-50
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3070.91.32700.91.3+37
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services9252.85.67772.55.5+148
Administrative and Support Services1,5004.63.61,3944.63.4+106
Public Administration and Safety2,5347.87.12,3137.67.1+221
Education and Training1,8505.78.61,4704.87.9+380
Health Care and Social Assistance4,37213.414.83,58911.713.6+783
Arts and Recreation Services2900.91.42740.91.3+16
Other Services1,2733.93.91,1283.73.9+145
Industry not classified1,4314.43.37252.41.9+706

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

Resident workers industry of employment, 2016
Resident workers industry of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 4.0% Mining, South Australia: 1.2% Manufacturing, South Australia: 8.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 1.2% Construction, South Australia: 7.6% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 2.8% Retail Trade, South Australia: 10.7% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 5.6% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 7.1% Education and Training, South Australia: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 14.8% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 1.4% Other Services, South Australia: 3.9% Industry not classified, South Australia: 3.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Playford: 2.6% Mining, City of Playford: 0.6% Manufacturing, City of Playford: 11.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Playford: 1.3% Construction, City of Playford: 8.5% Wholesale Trade, City of Playford: 3.2% Retail Trade, City of Playford: 13.1% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Playford: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Playford: 6.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Playford: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Playford: 1.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Playford: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Playford: 2.8% Administrative and Support Services, City of Playford: 4.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Playford: 7.8% Education and Training, City of Playford: 5.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Playford: 13.4% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Playford: 0.9% Other Services, City of Playford: 3.9% Industry not classified, City of Playford: 4.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Playford: +202 Mining, City of Playford: +23 Manufacturing, City of Playford: -1,498 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Playford: +49 Construction, City of Playford: +298 Wholesale Trade, City of Playford: -221 Retail Trade, City of Playford: +266 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Playford: +285 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Playford: +180 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Playford: -5 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Playford: -50 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Playford: +37 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Playford: +148 Administrative and Support Services, City of Playford: +106 Public Administration and Safety, City of Playford: +221 Education and Training, City of Playford: +380 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Playford: +783 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Playford: +16 Other Services, City of Playford: +145 Industry not classified, City of Playford: +706
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in City of Playford in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (4,372 people or 13.4%)
  • Retail Trade (4,283 people or 13.1%)
  • Manufacturing (3,755 people or 11.5%)

In combination these three industries employed 12,410 people in total or 38.0% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, South Australia employed 14.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.7% in Retail Trade; and 8.0% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (11.5% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (13.1% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (5.7% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.8% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Playford were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-1,498 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+783 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+706 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+380 resident workforce)

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