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Industry sector of employment

More Black Rock residents worked in professional, scientific and technical services than any other industry in 2011.

Black Rock’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
Black Rock - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.300.00.20
Mining120.40.4100.40.3+2
Manufacturing2458.67.32799.88.9-34
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services220.80.8190.70.5+2
Construction2147.66.31736.15.8+41
Wholesale trade1445.15.51535.45.9-9
Retail Trade2599.19.732511.410.7-66
Accommodation and Food Services1384.94.81706.04.8-32
Transport, Postal and Warehousing732.62.6762.72.7-3
Information Media and Telecommunications843.02.8682.43.0+16
Financial and Insurance Services1726.16.62067.36.6-35
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services632.22.5812.82.4-17
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services40214.215.237013.014.2+32
Administrative and Support Services832.93.2772.73.2+6
Public Administration and Safety1113.94.1993.53.8+12
Education and Training2809.99.52669.49.0+14
Health Care and Social Assistance31711.211.228610.110.6+31
Arts and Recreation Services642.32.2541.91.9+10
Other Services893.12.8622.22.8+27
Inadequately described or not stated622.22.1622.22.80

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, City of Bayside: 0.3% Mining, City of Bayside: 0.4% Manufacturing, City of Bayside: 7.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Bayside: 0.8% Construction, City of Bayside: 6.3% Wholesale trade, City of Bayside: 5.5% Retail Trade, City of Bayside: 9.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Bayside: 4.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Bayside: 2.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Bayside: 2.8% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Bayside: 6.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Bayside: 2.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Bayside: 15.2% Administrative and Support Services, City of Bayside: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, City of Bayside: 4.1% Education and Training, City of Bayside: 9.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Bayside: 11.2% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Bayside: 2.2% Other Services, City of Bayside: 2.8% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Bayside: 2.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Black Rock: 0.0% Mining, Black Rock: 0.4% Manufacturing, Black Rock: 8.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Black Rock: 0.8% Construction, Black Rock: 7.6% Wholesale trade, Black Rock: 5.1% Retail Trade, Black Rock: 9.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Black Rock: 4.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Black Rock: 2.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Black Rock: 3.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Black Rock: 6.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Black Rock: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Black Rock: 14.2% Administrative and Support Services, Black Rock: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Black Rock: 3.9% Education and Training, Black Rock: 9.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Black Rock: 11.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Black Rock: 2.3% Other Services, Black Rock: 3.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Black Rock: 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, Black Rock: 0 Mining, Black Rock: +2 Manufacturing, Black Rock: -34 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Black Rock: +2 Construction, Black Rock: +41 Wholesale trade, Black Rock: -9 Retail Trade, Black Rock: -66 Accommodation and Food Services, Black Rock: -32 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Black Rock: -3 Information Media and Telecommunications, Black Rock: +16 Financial and Insurance Services, Black Rock: -35 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Black Rock: -17 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Black Rock: +32 Administrative and Support Services, Black Rock: +6 Public Administration and Safety, Black Rock: +12 Education and Training, Black Rock: +14 Health Care and Social Assistance, Black Rock: +31 Arts and Recreation Services, Black Rock: +10 Other Services, Black Rock: +27 Inadequately described or not stated, Black Rock: 0
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 Black Rock in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (402 people or 14.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (317 people or 11.2%)
  • Education and Training (280 people or 9.9%)

In combination, these three industries employed 999 people in total or 35.2% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Bayside employed 15.2% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 11.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.5% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Black Rock and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (8.6% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (7.6% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (14.2% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Black Rock decreased by 3 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Black Rock was for those employed in:

  • Retail Trade (-66 persons)