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Southern Ward

Industry sector of employment

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

Southern Ward’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
Southern Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing190.20.3200.20.2-1
Mining230.20.4270.20.3-4
Manufacturing1,0748.57.31,1909.98.9-115
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1110.90.8530.40.5+58
Construction9347.46.37476.25.8+187
Wholesale trade7385.85.57156.05.9+23
Retail Trade1,2189.79.71,39411.610.7-176
Accommodation and Food Services5714.54.85985.04.8-27
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3022.42.63062.62.7-4
Information Media and Telecommunications3572.82.83172.63.0+40
Financial and Insurance Services7936.36.67796.56.6+14
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3692.92.52802.32.4+90
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,74513.815.21,53712.814.2+208
Administrative and Support Services3472.73.23392.83.2+8
Public Administration and Safety5384.34.14563.83.8+83
Education and Training1,27910.19.51,20610.19.0+73
Health Care and Social Assistance1,29110.211.21,1929.910.6+99
Arts and Recreation Services3162.52.22151.81.9+101
Other Services3222.62.82902.42.8+33
Inadequately described or not stated2762.22.13322.82.8-56

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, Southern Ward: 0.2% Mining, Southern Ward: 0.2% Manufacturing, Southern Ward: 8.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southern Ward: 0.9% Construction, Southern Ward: 7.4% Wholesale trade, Southern Ward: 5.8% Retail Trade, Southern Ward: 9.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Southern Ward: 4.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southern Ward: 2.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Southern Ward: 2.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Southern Ward: 6.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southern Ward: 2.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southern Ward: 13.8% Administrative and Support Services, Southern Ward: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Southern Ward: 4.3% Education and Training, Southern Ward: 10.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Southern Ward: 10.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Southern Ward: 2.5% Other Services, Southern Ward: 2.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Southern Ward: 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, Southern Ward: -1 Mining, Southern Ward: -4 Manufacturing, Southern Ward: -115 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southern Ward: +58 Construction, Southern Ward: +187 Wholesale trade, Southern Ward: +23 Retail Trade, Southern Ward: -176 Accommodation and Food Services, Southern Ward: -27 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southern Ward: -4 Information Media and Telecommunications, Southern Ward: +40 Financial and Insurance Services, Southern Ward: +14 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southern Ward: +90 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southern Ward: +208 Administrative and Support Services, Southern Ward: +8 Public Administration and Safety, Southern Ward: +83 Education and Training, Southern Ward: +73 Health Care and Social Assistance, Southern Ward: +99 Arts and Recreation Services, Southern Ward: +101 Other Services, Southern Ward: +33 Inadequately described or not stated, Southern Ward: -56
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 Southern Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1,745 people or 13.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,291 people or 10.2%)
  • Education and Training (1,279 people or 10.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 4,315 people in total or 34.2% 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 Southern Ward and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (8.5% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (7.4% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (13.8% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Southern Ward increased by 633 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+208 persons)
  • Construction (+187 persons)
  • Retail Trade (-176 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-115 persons)