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District Council of Loxton Waikerie

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of District Council of Loxton Waikerie’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 District Council of Loxton Waikerie residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in District Council of Loxton Waikerie, 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 District Council of Loxton Waikerie 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
District Council of Loxton Waikerie 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional SA%Number%Regional SA%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,19223.814.61,21023.614.3-18
Mining390.82.8400.83.0-1
Manufacturing3627.29.43827.511.2-20
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services691.41.1661.31.2+3
Construction3136.37.02875.67.1+26
Wholesale Trade1042.12.61613.13.0-57
Retail Trade4819.610.453310.410.8-52
Accommodation and Food Services2204.46.72504.96.8-30
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2044.14.11983.94.3+6
Information Media and Telecommunications210.40.6270.50.7-6
Financial and Insurance Services641.31.3611.21.4+3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services300.61.0450.91.0-15
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1072.12.61002.02.4+7
Administrative and Support Services2054.13.31923.73.1+13
Public Administration and Safety1893.85.02034.04.8-14
Education and Training3847.77.64037.97.0-19
Health Care and Social Assistance63912.812.164212.511.5-3
Arts and Recreation Services260.50.8280.50.8-2
Other Services1723.43.61953.83.6-23
Industry not classified1773.53.41002.02.0+77

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, Regional SA: 14.6% Mining, Regional SA: 2.8% Manufacturing, Regional SA: 9.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional SA: 1.1% Construction, Regional SA: 7.0% Wholesale Trade, Regional SA: 2.6% Retail Trade, Regional SA: 10.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional SA: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional SA: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional SA: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional SA: 1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional SA: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional SA: 2.6% Administrative and Support Services, Regional SA: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Regional SA: 5.0% Education and Training, Regional SA: 7.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional SA: 12.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional SA: 0.8% Other Services, Regional SA: 3.6% Industry not classified, Regional SA: 3.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 23.8% Mining, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 0.8% Manufacturing, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 7.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 1.4% Construction, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 6.3% Wholesale Trade, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 2.1% Retail Trade, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 9.6% Accommodation and Food Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 4.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 0.4% Financial and Insurance Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 2.1% Administrative and Support Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 4.1% Public Administration and Safety, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 3.8% Education and Training, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 7.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 12.8% Arts and Recreation Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 0.5% Other Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 3.4% Industry not classified, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: 3.5%
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, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: -18 Mining, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: -1 Manufacturing, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: -20 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: +3 Construction, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: +26 Wholesale Trade, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: -57 Retail Trade, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: -52 Accommodation and Food Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: -30 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: +6 Information Media and Telecommunications, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: -6 Financial and Insurance Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: +3 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: -15 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: +7 Administrative and Support Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: +13 Public Administration and Safety, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: -14 Education and Training, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: -19 Health Care and Social Assistance, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: -3 Arts and Recreation Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: -2 Other Services, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: -23 Industry not classified, District Council of Loxton Waikerie: +77
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 District Council of Loxton Waikerie in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,192 people or 23.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (639 people or 12.8%)
  • Retail Trade (481 people or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries employed 2,312 people in total or 46.3% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional SA employed 14.6% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 12.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.4% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of District Council of Loxton Waikerie and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (23.8% compared to 14.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (4.4% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (7.2% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Mining (0.8% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in District Council of Loxton Waikerie were for those employed in:

  • Industry not classified (+77 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-57 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-52 resident workforce)

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