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RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of RDA Yorke and Mid North Region’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 RDA Yorke and Mid North Region residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region, 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 RDA Yorke and Mid North Region 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
RDA Yorke and Mid North Region 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing5,05917.34.05,11217.23.9-53
Mining6032.11.26442.21.3-41
Manufacturing2,4688.58.02,5948.710.5-126
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3631.21.24371.51.3-74
Construction1,9096.57.62,0086.87.5-99
Wholesale Trade7622.62.88722.93.5-110
Retail Trade3,04110.410.73,33211.211.2-291
Accommodation and Food Services1,9236.66.71,9896.76.3-66
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,1383.94.11,2804.34.2-142
Information Media and Telecommunications1620.61.31840.61.4-22
Financial and Insurance Services3661.32.73911.33.0-25
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2200.81.32450.81.3-25
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6672.35.66252.15.5+42
Administrative and Support Services7872.73.67532.53.4+34
Public Administration and Safety1,3284.57.11,3724.67.1-44
Education and Training2,3368.08.62,2717.67.9+65
Health Care and Social Assistance3,93213.514.83,87313.013.6+59
Arts and Recreation Services1590.51.41180.41.3+41
Other Services1,0363.53.91,0513.53.9-15
Industry not classified9333.23.35721.91.9+361

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, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 17.3% Mining, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 2.1% Manufacturing, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 8.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 1.2% Construction, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 6.5% Wholesale Trade, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 2.6% Retail Trade, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 10.4% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 3.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 2.3% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 4.5% Education and Training, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 8.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 13.5% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 0.5% Other Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 3.5% Industry not classified, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 3.2%
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, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -53 Mining, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -41 Manufacturing, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -126 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -74 Construction, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -99 Wholesale Trade, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -110 Retail Trade, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -291 Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -66 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -142 Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -22 Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -25 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -25 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +42 Administrative and Support Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +34 Public Administration and Safety, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -44 Education and Training, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +65 Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +59 Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +41 Other Services, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: -15 Industry not classified, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: +361
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 RDA Yorke and Mid North Region in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (5,059 people or 17.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3,932 people or 13.5%)
  • Retail Trade (3,041 people or 10.4%)

In combination these three industries employed 12,032 people in total or 41.2% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, South Australia employed 4.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 14.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.7% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of RDA Yorke and Mid North Region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (17.3% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.3% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (4.5% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.3% compared to 2.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region were for those employed in:

  • Industry not classified (+361 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-291 resident workforce)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-142 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-126 resident workforce)

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