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Cheltenham Activity Centre

Industry sector of employment

More Cheltenham Activity Centre residents worked in professional, scientific and technical services than any other industry in 2011.

Cheltenham Activity Centre’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
Cheltenham Activity Centre - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.300.00.20
Mining00.00.400.00.30
Manufacturing428.27.3408.68.9+2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services91.80.830.60.5+7
Construction438.46.3183.95.8+25
Wholesale trade265.05.5378.05.9-11
Retail Trade5210.09.76814.810.7-17
Accommodation and Food Services234.54.8316.74.8-8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing132.52.6173.72.7-4
Information Media and Telecommunications203.82.830.63.0+17
Financial and Insurance Services244.66.6143.06.6+10
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services132.62.530.62.4+10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6212.015.2429.114.2+20
Administrative and Support Services203.83.2204.33.2-1
Public Administration and Safety265.04.1255.43.8+1
Education and Training5911.49.56012.99.0-1
Health Care and Social Assistance509.711.24810.310.6+2
Arts and Recreation Services193.72.281.81.9+11
Other Services132.52.8112.42.8+2
Inadequately described or not stated20.42.1153.22.8-13

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, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 0.0% Mining, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 0.0% Manufacturing, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 8.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 1.8% Construction, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 8.4% Wholesale trade, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 5.0% Retail Trade, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 10.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 4.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 2.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 3.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 4.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 2.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 12.0% Administrative and Support Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 3.8% Public Administration and Safety, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 5.0% Education and Training, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 11.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 9.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 3.7% Other Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 2.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 0.4%
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, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 0 Mining, Cheltenham Activity Centre: 0 Manufacturing, Cheltenham Activity Centre: +2 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: +7 Construction, Cheltenham Activity Centre: +25 Wholesale trade, Cheltenham Activity Centre: -11 Retail Trade, Cheltenham Activity Centre: -17 Accommodation and Food Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: -8 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cheltenham Activity Centre: -4 Information Media and Telecommunications, Cheltenham Activity Centre: +17 Financial and Insurance Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: +10 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: +10 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: +20 Administrative and Support Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: -1 Public Administration and Safety, Cheltenham Activity Centre: +1 Education and Training, Cheltenham Activity Centre: -1 Health Care and Social Assistance, Cheltenham Activity Centre: +2 Arts and Recreation Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: +11 Other Services, Cheltenham Activity Centre: +2 Inadequately described or not stated, Cheltenham Activity Centre: -13
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 Cheltenham Activity Centre in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (62 people or 12.0%)
  • Education and Training (59 people or 11.4%)
  • Retail Trade (52 people or 10.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 173 people in total or 33.4% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Bayside employed 15.2% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 9.5% in Education and Training; and 9.7% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Cheltenham Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (8.4% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (11.4% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (12.0% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (4.6% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Cheltenham Activity Centre increased by 52 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Cheltenham Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.