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Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill

Industry sector of employment

More Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill’s industry statistics identify the industry sectors in which the residents work (which may be within the residing area or elsewhere). This will be influenced by the skill base and socio-economic status of the residents as well as the industries and employment opportunities present in the region.

When viewed in conjunction with Residents Place of Work data and Method of Travel to Work, industry sector statistics provide insights into the relationship between the economic and residential role of the area.

Derived from the two Census questions:

'What best describes the business of your employer?' and 'What are the main goods produced or main services provided by your employers business?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.140.30.1-4
Mining00.00.100.00.10
Manufacturing18914.511.421117.613.5-22
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services40.30.970.60.9-3
Construction947.28.4564.68.3+39
Wholesale trade856.55.5857.15.90
Retail Trade16912.911.014612.211.6+23
Accommodation and Food Services675.26.0584.95.5+9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1017.78.3988.18.0+3
Information Media and Telecommunications272.02.0272.22.30
Financial and Insurance Services675.15.1514.35.2+16
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services100.71.3221.91.4-13
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services826.35.7665.55.3+16
Administrative and Support Services423.23.2352.93.1+7
Public Administration and Safety644.95.4746.15.2-10
Education and Training604.66.6685.65.9-8
Health Care and Social Assistance1138.69.7847.08.4+29
Arts and Recreation Services191.41.3262.11.2-7
Other Services695.34.5332.84.5+36
Inadequately described or not stated463.53.4514.23.7-4

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2011
Industry sector of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Bankstown City: 0.1% Mining, Bankstown City: 0.1% Manufacturing, Bankstown City: 11.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bankstown City: 0.9% Construction, Bankstown City: 8.4% Wholesale trade, Bankstown City: 5.5% Retail Trade, Bankstown City: 11.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Bankstown City: 6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bankstown City: 8.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Bankstown City: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Bankstown City: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bankstown City: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bankstown City: 5.7% Administrative and Support Services, Bankstown City: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Bankstown City: 5.4% Education and Training, Bankstown City: 6.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Bankstown City: 9.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Bankstown City: 1.3% Other Services, Bankstown City: 4.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Bankstown City: 3.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0.0% Mining, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0.0% Manufacturing, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 14.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0.3% Construction, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 7.2% Wholesale trade, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 6.5% Retail Trade, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 12.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 5.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 7.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 6.3% Administrative and Support Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 4.9% Education and Training, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 4.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 8.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 1.4% Other Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 5.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 3.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -4 Mining, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0 Manufacturing, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -22 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -3 Construction, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +39 Wholesale trade, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0 Retail Trade, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +23 Accommodation and Food Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +9 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +3 Information Media and Telecommunications, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +16 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -13 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +16 Administrative and Support Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +7 Public Administration and Safety, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -10 Education and Training, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -8 Health Care and Social Assistance, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +29 Arts and Recreation Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -7 Other Services, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +36 Inadequately described or not stated, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -4
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (189 people or 14.5%)
  • Retail Trade (169 people or 12.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (113 people or 8.6%)

In combination, these three industries employed 471 people in total or 36.0% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Bankstown City employed 11.4% in Manufacturing; 11.0% in Retail Trade; and 9.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (14.5% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (12.9% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (4.6% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (7.2% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill increased by 108 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill between 2006 and 2011.