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Copper Coast Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Copper Coast Council area’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 Copper Coast Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Copper Coast Council area, 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 Copper Coast Council area 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
Copper Coast Council area 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional SA%Number%Regional SA%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3827.714.63727.714.3+10
Mining1122.32.81032.13.0+9
Manufacturing2454.99.42655.511.2-20
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services511.01.1591.21.2-8
Construction4368.87.04789.97.1-42
Wholesale Trade1663.32.61934.03.0-27
Retail Trade69714.110.472315.010.8-26
Accommodation and Food Services3877.86.73607.46.8+27
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1943.94.11994.14.3-5
Information Media and Telecommunications481.00.6380.80.7+10
Financial and Insurance Services831.71.3962.01.4-13
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services621.31.0791.61.0-17
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1272.62.61082.22.4+19
Administrative and Support Services1693.43.31322.73.1+37
Public Administration and Safety2434.95.02465.14.8-3
Education and Training4248.67.63707.77.0+54
Health Care and Social Assistance71914.512.167514.011.5+44
Arts and Recreation Services280.60.8240.50.8+4
Other Services2254.53.62184.53.6+7
Industry not classified1593.23.4972.02.0+62

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, Copper Coast Council area: 7.7% Mining, Copper Coast Council area: 2.3% Manufacturing, Copper Coast Council area: 4.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Copper Coast Council area: 1.0% Construction, Copper Coast Council area: 8.8% Wholesale Trade, Copper Coast Council area: 3.3% Retail Trade, Copper Coast Council area: 14.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Copper Coast Council area: 7.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Copper Coast Council area: 3.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Copper Coast Council area: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Copper Coast Council area: 1.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Copper Coast Council area: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Copper Coast Council area: 2.6% Administrative and Support Services, Copper Coast Council area: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Copper Coast Council area: 4.9% Education and Training, Copper Coast Council area: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Copper Coast Council area: 14.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Copper Coast Council area: 0.6% Other Services, Copper Coast Council area: 4.5% Industry not classified, Copper Coast Council area: 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, Copper Coast Council area: +10 Mining, Copper Coast Council area: +9 Manufacturing, Copper Coast Council area: -20 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Copper Coast Council area: -8 Construction, Copper Coast Council area: -42 Wholesale Trade, Copper Coast Council area: -27 Retail Trade, Copper Coast Council area: -26 Accommodation and Food Services, Copper Coast Council area: +27 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Copper Coast Council area: -5 Information Media and Telecommunications, Copper Coast Council area: +10 Financial and Insurance Services, Copper Coast Council area: -13 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Copper Coast Council area: -17 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Copper Coast Council area: +19 Administrative and Support Services, Copper Coast Council area: +37 Public Administration and Safety, Copper Coast Council area: -3 Education and Training, Copper Coast Council area: +54 Health Care and Social Assistance, Copper Coast Council area: +44 Arts and Recreation Services, Copper Coast Council area: +4 Other Services, Copper Coast Council area: +7 Industry not classified, Copper Coast Council area: +62
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 Copper Coast Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (719 people or 14.5%)
  • Retail Trade (697 people or 14.1%)
  • Construction (436 people or 8.8%)

In combination these three industries employed 1,852 people in total or 37.4% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional SA employed 12.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.4% in Retail Trade; and 7.0% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Copper Coast Council area and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (14.1% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (14.5% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (7.7% compared to 14.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (4.9% compared to 9.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Copper Coast Council area were for those employed in:

  • Industry not classified (+62 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+54 resident workforce)

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