RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

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Yorke Peninsula Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Yorke Peninsula 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 Yorke Peninsula Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Yorke Peninsula 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 Yorke Peninsula 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
Yorke Peninsula Council area - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. South AustraliaNumber%. South Australia2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,07826.54.01,05123.93.7+27
Mining1042.61.2982.21.2+6
Manufacturing1794.48.02044.69.9-25
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services330.81.2410.91.3-8
Construction2456.07.62936.77.1-48
Wholesale Trade862.12.81082.53.3-22
Retail Trade3779.310.743910.010.6-62
Accommodation and Food Services2837.06.73337.65.9-50
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1423.54.11794.13.9-37
Information Media and Telecommunications100.21.390.21.4+1
Financial and Insurance Services380.92.7461.02.8-8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services401.01.3300.71.2+10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services902.25.6902.05.2--
Administrative and Support Services1203.03.61052.43.2+15
Public Administration and Safety1804.47.11543.56.7+26
Education and Training2907.18.62986.87.5-8
Health Care and Social Assistance46211.414.848311.012.8-21
Arts and Recreation Services210.51.4150.31.2+6
Other Services1443.53.91483.43.7-4
Industry not classified1363.33.3771.81.8+59
Total Persons4,058100.0100.04,201100.0100.0-143

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in Yorke Peninsula Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,078 people or 26.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (462 people or 11.4%)
  • Retail Trade (377 people or 9.3%)

In combination these three industries employed 1,917 people in total or 47.2% 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 Yorke Peninsula Council area and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (26.5% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (4.4% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (11.4% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.2% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Retail Trade (-62 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+59 resident workforce)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (-50 resident workforce)
  • Construction (-48 resident workforce)

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