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Yorke Peninsula Region

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Yorke Peninsula 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 Yorke Peninsula Region residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Yorke Peninsula 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 Yorke Peninsula 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
Yorke Peninsula Region 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional SA%Number%Regional SA%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,75017.714.61,72217.314.3+28
Mining2282.32.82212.23.0+7
Manufacturing4624.79.45165.211.2-54
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services940.91.11191.21.2-25
Construction7347.47.08118.17.1-77
Wholesale Trade2762.82.63213.23.0-45
Retail Trade1,12611.410.41,24412.510.8-118
Accommodation and Food Services7257.36.77607.66.8-35
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3683.74.14114.14.3-43
Information Media and Telecommunications610.60.6520.50.7+9
Financial and Insurance Services1291.31.31421.41.4-13
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1061.11.01151.21.0-9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2352.42.62142.12.4+21
Administrative and Support Services3033.13.32452.53.1+58
Public Administration and Safety4444.55.04394.44.8+5
Education and Training7847.97.67397.47.0+45
Health Care and Social Assistance1,31913.312.11,28312.911.5+36
Arts and Recreation Services490.50.8390.40.8+10
Other Services3924.03.63793.83.6+13
Industry not classified3203.23.41911.92.0+129

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, Yorke Peninsula Region: 17.7% Mining, Yorke Peninsula Region: 2.3% Manufacturing, Yorke Peninsula Region: 4.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: 0.9% Construction, Yorke Peninsula Region: 7.4% Wholesale Trade, Yorke Peninsula Region: 2.8% Retail Trade, Yorke Peninsula Region: 11.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: 7.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Yorke Peninsula Region: 3.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Yorke Peninsula Region: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: 1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: 2.4% Administrative and Support Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Yorke Peninsula Region: 4.5% Education and Training, Yorke Peninsula Region: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Yorke Peninsula Region: 13.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: 0.5% Other Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: 4.0% Industry not classified, Yorke Peninsula 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, Yorke Peninsula Region: +28 Mining, Yorke Peninsula Region: +7 Manufacturing, Yorke Peninsula Region: -54 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: -25 Construction, Yorke Peninsula Region: -77 Wholesale Trade, Yorke Peninsula Region: -45 Retail Trade, Yorke Peninsula Region: -118 Accommodation and Food Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: -35 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Yorke Peninsula Region: -43 Information Media and Telecommunications, Yorke Peninsula Region: +9 Financial and Insurance Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: -13 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: -9 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: +21 Administrative and Support Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: +58 Public Administration and Safety, Yorke Peninsula Region: +5 Education and Training, Yorke Peninsula Region: +45 Health Care and Social Assistance, Yorke Peninsula Region: +36 Arts and Recreation Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: +10 Other Services, Yorke Peninsula Region: +13 Industry not classified, Yorke Peninsula Region: +129
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 Yorke Peninsula Region in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,750 people or 17.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,319 people or 13.3%)
  • Retail Trade (1,126 people or 11.4%)

In combination these three industries employed 4,195 people in total or 42.4% 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 Yorke Peninsula Region and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (17.7% compared to 14.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (13.3% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (4.7% compared to 9.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Industry not classified (+129 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-118 resident workforce)
  • Construction (-77 resident workforce)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+58 resident workforce)

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