City of Port Adelaide Enfield

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City of Port Adelaide Enfield

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield'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 Port Adelaide Enfield residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, 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 Port Adelaide Enfield 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
City of Port Adelaide Enfield - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. South AustraliaNumber%. South Australia2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing4830.94.03370.63.7+146
Mining3320.61.22960.61.2+36
Manufacturing4,8059.28.06,37712.19.9-1,572
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6811.31.26701.31.3+11
Construction3,5006.77.63,2536.27.1+247
Wholesale Trade1,6343.12.81,8473.53.3-213
Retail Trade5,38410.310.75,0559.610.6+329
Accommodation and Food Services3,9027.56.73,3186.35.9+584
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,7295.24.12,6495.03.9+80
Information Media and Telecommunications7531.41.38281.61.4-75
Financial and Insurance Services1,4472.82.71,4342.72.8+13
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6371.21.35191.01.2+118
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,8555.55.62,6064.95.2+249
Administrative and Support Services2,1334.13.61,9733.73.2+160
Public Administration and Safety4,1618.07.13,9467.56.7+215
Education and Training3,9087.58.63,3746.47.5+534
Health Care and Social Assistance8,08315.514.86,87313.012.8+1,210
Arts and Recreation Services7101.41.46601.31.2+50
Other Services2,1964.23.92,0633.93.7+133
Industry not classified1,9213.73.31,1342.11.8+787
Total Persons52,254100.0100.049,212100.0100.0+3,042

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

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Dominant groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (8,083 people or 15.5%)
  • Retail Trade (5,384 people or 10.3%)
  • Manufacturing (4,805 people or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries employed 18,272 people in total or 35.0% 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 Port Adelaide Enfield and South Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.9% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (9.2% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (7.5% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (5.2% compared to 4.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Manufacturing (-1,572 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,210 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+787 resident workforce)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+584 resident workforce)

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