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Brighton East

Industry sector of employment

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

Brighton East’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
Brighton East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing30.00.3110.20.2-8
Mining200.30.4300.40.3-10
Manufacturing4786.67.35347.68.9-56
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services460.60.8310.40.5+15
Construction4235.86.33725.35.8+51
Wholesale trade3635.05.54466.45.9-83
Retail Trade73210.19.775710.810.7-25
Accommodation and Food Services3604.94.83304.74.8+30
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2022.82.62042.92.7-3
Information Media and Telecommunications2283.12.82032.93.0+25
Financial and Insurance Services4646.46.64206.06.6+44
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2042.82.51752.52.4+29
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,14615.815.21,04915.014.2+97
Administrative and Support Services2413.33.22383.43.2+3
Public Administration and Safety2563.54.12403.43.8+16
Education and Training6909.59.56549.39.0+36
Health Care and Social Assistance82411.311.276911.010.6+54
Arts and Recreation Services1752.42.21341.91.9+41
Other Services2443.42.82283.32.8+16
Inadequately described or not stated1722.42.11882.72.8-16

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, Brighton East: 0.0% Mining, Brighton East: 0.3% Manufacturing, Brighton East: 6.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Brighton East: 0.6% Construction, Brighton East: 5.8% Wholesale trade, Brighton East: 5.0% Retail Trade, Brighton East: 10.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Brighton East: 4.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Brighton East: 2.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Brighton East: 3.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Brighton East: 6.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Brighton East: 2.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Brighton East: 15.8% Administrative and Support Services, Brighton East: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Brighton East: 3.5% Education and Training, Brighton East: 9.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Brighton East: 11.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Brighton East: 2.4% Other Services, Brighton East: 3.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Brighton East: 2.4%
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, Brighton East: -8 Mining, Brighton East: -10 Manufacturing, Brighton East: -56 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Brighton East: +15 Construction, Brighton East: +51 Wholesale trade, Brighton East: -83 Retail Trade, Brighton East: -25 Accommodation and Food Services, Brighton East: +30 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Brighton East: -3 Information Media and Telecommunications, Brighton East: +25 Financial and Insurance Services, Brighton East: +44 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Brighton East: +29 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Brighton East: +97 Administrative and Support Services, Brighton East: +3 Public Administration and Safety, Brighton East: +16 Education and Training, Brighton East: +36 Health Care and Social Assistance, Brighton East: +54 Arts and Recreation Services, Brighton East: +41 Other Services, Brighton East: +16 Inadequately described or not stated, Brighton East: -16
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 Brighton East in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1,146 people or 15.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (824 people or 11.3%)
  • Retail Trade (732 people or 10.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,702 people in total or 37.2% 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 9.7% in Retail Trade.

There were no major differences between Brighton East and City of Bayside in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Brighton East increased by 259 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Brighton East were for those employed in:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+97 persons)
  • Wholesale trade (-83 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-56 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+54 persons)