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Industry sector of employment

More East Hills residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

East Hills’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
East Hills - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.150.40.1-5
Mining00.00.100.00.10
Manufacturing14010.111.413410.313.5+6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services151.10.9191.50.9-4
Construction1087.88.41158.98.3-7
Wholesale trade735.35.5796.15.9-6
Retail Trade1208.611.01229.411.6-2
Accommodation and Food Services886.46.0755.85.5+13
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1148.38.31027.98.0+12
Information Media and Telecommunications261.92.0262.02.30
Financial and Insurance Services705.05.1675.25.2+2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services302.21.3231.81.4+7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services966.95.7866.75.3+10
Administrative and Support Services402.93.2393.03.1+1
Public Administration and Safety997.25.4896.95.2+10
Education and Training977.06.6907.05.9+6
Health Care and Social Assistance13810.09.71038.08.4+35
Arts and Recreation Services272.01.3181.41.2+9
Other Services674.84.5604.64.5+7
Inadequately described or not stated372.73.4423.23.7-5

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, East Hills: 0.0% Mining, East Hills: 0.0% Manufacturing, East Hills: 10.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, East Hills: 1.1% Construction, East Hills: 7.8% Wholesale trade, East Hills: 5.3% Retail Trade, East Hills: 8.6% Accommodation and Food Services, East Hills: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, East Hills: 8.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, East Hills: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, East Hills: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, East Hills: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, East Hills: 6.9% Administrative and Support Services, East Hills: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, East Hills: 7.2% Education and Training, East Hills: 7.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, East Hills: 10.0% Arts and Recreation Services, East Hills: 2.0% Other Services, East Hills: 4.8% Inadequately described or not stated, East Hills: 2.7%
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, East Hills: -5 Mining, East Hills: 0 Manufacturing, East Hills: +6 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, East Hills: -4 Construction, East Hills: -7 Wholesale trade, East Hills: -6 Retail Trade, East Hills: -2 Accommodation and Food Services, East Hills: +13 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, East Hills: +12 Information Media and Telecommunications, East Hills: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, East Hills: +2 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, East Hills: +7 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, East Hills: +10 Administrative and Support Services, East Hills: +1 Public Administration and Safety, East Hills: +10 Education and Training, East Hills: +6 Health Care and Social Assistance, East Hills: +35 Arts and Recreation Services, East Hills: +9 Other Services, East Hills: +7 Inadequately described or not stated, East Hills: -5
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 East Hills in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (140 people or 10.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (138 people or 10.0%)
  • Retail Trade (120 people or 8.6%)

In combination, these three industries employed 398 people in total or 28.7% of the total employed resident population.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of East Hills and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (7.2% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (6.9% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (8.6% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (10.1% compared to 11.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in East Hills increased by 90 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in East Hills between 2006 and 2011.