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Padstow Heights
Industry sector of employment

More Padstow Heights residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Padstow Heights’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
Padstow Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.100.00.10
Mining00.00.100.00.10
Manufacturing16710.111.419713.013.5-30
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services171.00.9171.10.90
Construction1539.38.41358.98.3+18
Wholesale trade865.25.5765.05.9+10
Retail Trade1458.811.015710.311.6-12
Accommodation and Food Services684.16.0624.15.5+6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1398.48.31087.18.0+31
Information Media and Telecommunications402.52.0291.92.3+12
Financial and Insurance Services563.45.1956.35.2-39
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services281.71.3422.71.4-14
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1277.75.7936.15.3+35
Administrative and Support Services503.03.2241.63.1+26
Public Administration and Safety935.75.4946.25.2-1
Education and Training1549.36.61348.85.9+20
Health Care and Social Assistance17610.79.71459.58.4+31
Arts and Recreation Services332.01.3211.41.2+11
Other Services814.94.5583.84.5+23
Inadequately described or not stated362.23.4322.13.7+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, Padstow Heights: 0.0% Mining, Padstow Heights: 0.0% Manufacturing, Padstow Heights: 10.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Padstow Heights: 1.0% Construction, Padstow Heights: 9.3% Wholesale trade, Padstow Heights: 5.2% Retail Trade, Padstow Heights: 8.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Padstow Heights: 4.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Padstow Heights: 8.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Padstow Heights: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Padstow Heights: 3.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Padstow Heights: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Padstow Heights: 7.7% Administrative and Support Services, Padstow Heights: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, Padstow Heights: 5.7% Education and Training, Padstow Heights: 9.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Padstow Heights: 10.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Padstow Heights: 2.0% Other Services, Padstow Heights: 4.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Padstow Heights: 2.2%
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, Padstow Heights: 0 Mining, Padstow Heights: 0 Manufacturing, Padstow Heights: -30 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Padstow Heights: 0 Construction, Padstow Heights: +18 Wholesale trade, Padstow Heights: +10 Retail Trade, Padstow Heights: -12 Accommodation and Food Services, Padstow Heights: +6 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Padstow Heights: +31 Information Media and Telecommunications, Padstow Heights: +12 Financial and Insurance Services, Padstow Heights: -39 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Padstow Heights: -14 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Padstow Heights: +35 Administrative and Support Services, Padstow Heights: +26 Public Administration and Safety, Padstow Heights: -1 Education and Training, Padstow Heights: +20 Health Care and Social Assistance, Padstow Heights: +31 Arts and Recreation Services, Padstow Heights: +11 Other Services, Padstow Heights: +23 Inadequately described or not stated, Padstow Heights: +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 Padstow Heights in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (176 people or 10.7%)
  • Manufacturing (167 people or 10.1%)
  • Education and Training (154 people or 9.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 497 people in total or 30.1% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Bankstown City employed 9.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.4% in Manufacturing; and 6.6% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Padstow Heights and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (9.3% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (7.7% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (8.8% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (4.1% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Padstow Heights increased by 130 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Padstow Heights between 2006 and 2011.