For Business

The City of Port Adelaide Enfield has a substantial role in the South Australian economy.  The Council area has a particularly solid manufacturing base, with businesses operating in all areas of manufacturing including basic metal manufacture, non-metal products and food and beverage products. The businesses in our City are wide ranging; from the manufacture of world class products from pasta to cement, to state-of-the-art wine bottling and storage and the construction of high tech air-warfare destroyer ships.

30% of Adelaide industrial land is located in our City, which accounts for around 20% of Adelaide's overall industrial output.

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (6,877 people or 14.0%)
  • Manufacturing (6,366 people or 12.9%)
  • Retail Trade (5,052 people or 10.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 18,295 people in total or 37.2% of the total employed resident population.

If you are thinking of commencing or bringing a business to the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, this section of our website will give you some information about the ways that Council can support you along the way. 

For further information on this topic, or if you have any questions, please call our helpful Customer Services team on 8405 6600 or send us an email.
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