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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the City of Salisbury’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 the City of Salisbury residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Salisbury, 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 the City of Salisbury 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
City of Salisbury 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,0651.94.06581.23.9+407
Mining2840.51.23000.51.3-16
Manufacturing6,59611.58.09,00615.810.5-2,410
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7491.31.28181.41.3-69
Construction4,4557.87.64,4637.87.5-8
Wholesale Trade2,1373.72.82,4584.33.5-321
Retail Trade6,76811.810.77,05012.411.2-282
Accommodation and Food Services3,5716.26.73,1675.66.3+404
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,5346.24.13,3305.84.2+204
Information Media and Telecommunications6511.11.38241.41.4-173
Financial and Insurance Services1,1752.02.71,3762.43.0-201
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5751.01.35651.01.3+10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,0523.65.62,0813.75.5-29
Administrative and Support Services2,5494.43.62,3204.13.4+229
Public Administration and Safety4,2167.37.14,5057.97.1-289
Education and Training3,5006.18.63,0375.37.9+463
Health Care and Social Assistance8,19714.314.86,88212.113.6+1,315
Arts and Recreation Services5681.01.45080.91.3+60
Other Services2,3244.03.92,3514.13.9-27
Industry not classified2,4254.23.31,2542.21.9+1,171

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, South Australia: 4.0% Mining, South Australia: 1.2% Manufacturing, South Australia: 8.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 1.2% Construction, South Australia: 7.6% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 2.8% Retail Trade, South Australia: 10.7% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 5.6% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 7.1% Education and Training, South Australia: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 14.8% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 1.4% Other Services, South Australia: 3.9% Industry not classified, South Australia: 3.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Salisbury: 1.9% Mining, City of Salisbury: 0.5% Manufacturing, City of Salisbury: 11.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Salisbury: 1.3% Construction, City of Salisbury: 7.8% Wholesale Trade, City of Salisbury: 3.7% Retail Trade, City of Salisbury: 11.8% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Salisbury: 6.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Salisbury: 6.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Salisbury: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Salisbury: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Salisbury: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Salisbury: 3.6% Administrative and Support Services, City of Salisbury: 4.4% Public Administration and Safety, City of Salisbury: 7.3% Education and Training, City of Salisbury: 6.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Salisbury: 14.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Salisbury: 1.0% Other Services, City of Salisbury: 4.0% Industry not classified, City of Salisbury: 4.2%
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, City of Salisbury: +407 Mining, City of Salisbury: -16 Manufacturing, City of Salisbury: -2,410 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Salisbury: -69 Construction, City of Salisbury: -8 Wholesale Trade, City of Salisbury: -321 Retail Trade, City of Salisbury: -282 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Salisbury: +404 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Salisbury: +204 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Salisbury: -173 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Salisbury: -201 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Salisbury: +10 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Salisbury: -29 Administrative and Support Services, City of Salisbury: +229 Public Administration and Safety, City of Salisbury: -289 Education and Training, City of Salisbury: +463 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Salisbury: +1,315 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Salisbury: +60 Other Services, City of Salisbury: -27 Industry not classified, City of Salisbury: +1,171
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 City of Salisbury in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (8,197 people or 14.3%)
  • Retail Trade (6,768 people or 11.8%)
  • Manufacturing (6,596 people or 11.5%)

In combination these three industries employed 21,561 people in total or 37.6% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, South Australia employed 14.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.7% in Retail Trade; and 8.0% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of the City of Salisbury and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (11.5% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (6.2% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (6.1% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.9% compared to 4.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Salisbury were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-2,410 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,315 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+1,171 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+463 resident workforce)

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