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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.

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 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing4830.94.03370.73.9+146
Mining3320.61.22960.61.3+36
Manufacturing4,8059.28.06,37713.010.5-1,572
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6811.31.26701.41.3+11
Construction3,5006.77.63,2536.67.5+247
Wholesale Trade1,6343.12.81,8473.83.5-213
Retail Trade5,38410.310.75,05510.311.2+329
Accommodation and Food Services3,9027.56.73,3186.76.3+584
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,7295.24.12,6495.44.2+80
Information Media and Telecommunications7531.41.38281.71.4-75
Financial and Insurance Services1,4472.82.71,4342.93.0+13
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6371.21.35191.11.3+118
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,8555.55.62,6065.35.5+249
Administrative and Support Services2,1334.13.61,9734.03.4+160
Public Administration and Safety4,1618.07.13,9468.07.1+215
Education and Training3,9087.58.63,3746.97.9+534
Health Care and Social Assistance8,08315.514.86,87314.013.6+1,210
Arts and Recreation Services7101.41.46601.31.3+50
Other Services2,1964.23.92,0634.23.9+133
Industry not classified1,9213.73.31,1342.31.9+787

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 Port Adelaide Enfield: 0.9% Mining, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 0.6% Manufacturing, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 9.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 1.3% Construction, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 6.7% Wholesale Trade, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 3.1% Retail Trade, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 10.3% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 7.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 2.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 5.5% Administrative and Support Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 4.1% Public Administration and Safety, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 8.0% Education and Training, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 15.5% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 1.4% Other Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 4.2% Industry not classified, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: 3.7%
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 Port Adelaide Enfield: +146 Mining, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +36 Manufacturing, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: -1,572 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +11 Construction, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +247 Wholesale Trade, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: -213 Retail Trade, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +329 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +584 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +80 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: -75 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +13 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +118 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +249 Administrative and Support Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +160 Public Administration and Safety, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +215 Education and Training, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +534 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +1,210 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +50 Other Services, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +133 Industry not classified, City of Port Adelaide Enfield: +787
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 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 larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (9.2% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (5.2% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.9% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (7.5% compared to 8.6%)

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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