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District Council of Peterborough

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of District Council of Peterborough’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 Peterborough residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in District Council of Peterborough, 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 Peterborough 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 Peterborough 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional SA%Number%Regional SA%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7314.814.67614.614.3-3
Mining81.62.881.53.00
Manufacturing438.79.4305.811.2+13
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services00.01.100.01.20
Construction204.07.0152.97.1+5
Wholesale Trade153.02.6316.03.0-16
Retail Trade6012.110.46813.110.8-8
Accommodation and Food Services5511.16.75210.06.8+3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing214.34.1295.64.3-8
Information Media and Telecommunications91.80.630.60.7+6
Financial and Insurance Services51.01.340.81.4+1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services00.01.000.01.00
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services00.02.640.82.4-4
Administrative and Support Services81.63.3214.03.1-13
Public Administration and Safety367.35.0366.94.80
Education and Training418.37.6428.17.0-1
Health Care and Social Assistance6413.012.17213.911.5-8
Arts and Recreation Services40.80.800.00.8+4
Other Services30.63.6132.53.6-10
Industry not classified295.93.4152.92.0+14

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 Peterborough: 14.8% Mining, District Council of Peterborough: 1.6% Manufacturing, District Council of Peterborough: 8.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, District Council of Peterborough: 0.0% Construction, District Council of Peterborough: 4.0% Wholesale Trade, District Council of Peterborough: 3.0% Retail Trade, District Council of Peterborough: 12.1% Accommodation and Food Services, District Council of Peterborough: 11.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, District Council of Peterborough: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, District Council of Peterborough: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, District Council of Peterborough: 1.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, District Council of Peterborough: 0.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, District Council of Peterborough: 0.0% Administrative and Support Services, District Council of Peterborough: 1.6% Public Administration and Safety, District Council of Peterborough: 7.3% Education and Training, District Council of Peterborough: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, District Council of Peterborough: 13.0% Arts and Recreation Services, District Council of Peterborough: 0.8% Other Services, District Council of Peterborough: 0.6% Industry not classified, District Council of Peterborough: 5.9%
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 Peterborough: -3 Mining, District Council of Peterborough: 0 Manufacturing, District Council of Peterborough: +13 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, District Council of Peterborough: 0 Construction, District Council of Peterborough: +5 Wholesale Trade, District Council of Peterborough: -16 Retail Trade, District Council of Peterborough: -8 Accommodation and Food Services, District Council of Peterborough: +3 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, District Council of Peterborough: -8 Information Media and Telecommunications, District Council of Peterborough: +6 Financial and Insurance Services, District Council of Peterborough: +1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, District Council of Peterborough: 0 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, District Council of Peterborough: -4 Administrative and Support Services, District Council of Peterborough: -13 Public Administration and Safety, District Council of Peterborough: 0 Education and Training, District Council of Peterborough: -1 Health Care and Social Assistance, District Council of Peterborough: -8 Arts and Recreation Services, District Council of Peterborough: +4 Other Services, District Council of Peterborough: -10 Industry not classified, District Council of Peterborough: +14
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 Peterborough in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (73 people or 14.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (64 people or 13.0%)
  • Retail Trade (60 people or 12.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 197 people in total or 39.9% 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 Peterborough and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (11.1% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Other Services (0.6% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (4.0% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (0.0% compared to 2.6%)

Emerging groups

There were no major changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in District Council of Peterborough.

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