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Port Pirie Regional Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Port Pirie Regional 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 Port Pirie Regional Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Port Pirie Regional 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 Port Pirie Regional 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
Port Pirie Regional Council area 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional SA%Number%Regional SA%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2684.114.62714.114.3-3
Mining1672.62.81672.53.00
Manufacturing89013.79.495114.411.2-61
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1191.81.11402.11.2-21
Construction4276.67.04086.27.1+19
Wholesale Trade1241.92.61312.03.0-7
Retail Trade81512.510.491213.810.8-97
Accommodation and Food Services4627.16.74496.86.8+13
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2323.64.13194.84.3-87
Information Media and Telecommunications450.70.6530.80.7-8
Financial and Insurance Services841.31.3931.41.4-9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services470.71.0600.91.0-13
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1292.02.61171.82.4+12
Administrative and Support Services1802.83.31932.93.1-13
Public Administration and Safety3485.45.03455.24.8+3
Education and Training5598.67.65127.77.0+47
Health Care and Social Assistance1,14717.612.11,08116.311.5+66
Arts and Recreation Services510.80.8390.60.8+12
Other Services2343.63.62453.73.6-11
Industry not classified1722.63.41382.12.0+34

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, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 4.1% Mining, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 2.6% Manufacturing, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 13.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 1.8% Construction, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 6.6% Wholesale Trade, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 1.9% Retail Trade, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 12.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 7.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 2.0% Administrative and Support Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 5.4% Education and Training, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 17.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 0.8% Other Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 3.6% Industry not classified, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 2.6%
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, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -3 Mining, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 0 Manufacturing, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -61 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -21 Construction, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +19 Wholesale Trade, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -7 Retail Trade, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -97 Accommodation and Food Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +13 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -87 Information Media and Telecommunications, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -8 Financial and Insurance Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -9 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -13 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +12 Administrative and Support Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -13 Public Administration and Safety, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +3 Education and Training, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +47 Health Care and Social Assistance, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +66 Arts and Recreation Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +12 Other Services, Port Pirie Regional Council area: -11 Industry not classified, Port Pirie Regional Council area: +34
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 Port Pirie Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,147 people or 17.6%)
  • Manufacturing (890 people or 13.7%)
  • Retail Trade (815 people or 12.5%)

In combination these three industries employed 2,852 people in total or 43.9% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional SA employed 12.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.4% in Manufacturing; and 10.4% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (17.6% compared to 12.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (13.7% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (12.5% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (4.1% compared to 14.6%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Retail Trade (-97 resident workforce)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-87 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+66 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-61 resident workforce)

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