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Highett Activity Centre

Industry sector of employment

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

Highett 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
Highett Activity Centre - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.30.320.20.2+2
Mining00.00.430.30.3-3
Manufacturing12910.37.313512.38.9-7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services80.70.860.50.5+2
Construction856.86.3635.85.8+22
Wholesale trade735.95.5686.25.9+5
Retail Trade12710.29.711910.910.7+7
Accommodation and Food Services655.24.8524.84.8+12
Transport, Postal and Warehousing453.62.6403.62.7+6
Information Media and Telecommunications443.52.8232.13.0+21
Financial and Insurance Services645.16.6595.46.6+5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services201.62.5171.52.4+3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services14611.715.211210.214.2+33
Administrative and Support Services453.63.2565.13.2-11
Public Administration and Safety685.54.1635.73.8+5
Education and Training987.89.5766.99.0+22
Health Care and Social Assistance13811.111.211910.810.6+19
Arts and Recreation Services252.02.2262.41.9-1
Other Services433.42.8343.12.8+9
Inadequately described or not stated191.52.1252.32.8-6

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, Highett Activity Centre: 0.3% Mining, Highett Activity Centre: 0.0% Manufacturing, Highett Activity Centre: 10.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Highett Activity Centre: 0.7% Construction, Highett Activity Centre: 6.8% Wholesale trade, Highett Activity Centre: 5.9% Retail Trade, Highett Activity Centre: 10.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Highett Activity Centre: 5.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Highett Activity Centre: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Highett Activity Centre: 3.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Highett Activity Centre: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Highett Activity Centre: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Highett Activity Centre: 11.7% Administrative and Support Services, Highett Activity Centre: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Highett Activity Centre: 5.5% Education and Training, Highett Activity Centre: 7.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Highett Activity Centre: 11.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Highett Activity Centre: 2.0% Other Services, Highett Activity Centre: 3.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Highett Activity Centre: 1.5%
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, Highett Activity Centre: +2 Mining, Highett Activity Centre: -3 Manufacturing, Highett Activity Centre: -7 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Highett Activity Centre: +2 Construction, Highett Activity Centre: +22 Wholesale trade, Highett Activity Centre: +5 Retail Trade, Highett Activity Centre: +7 Accommodation and Food Services, Highett Activity Centre: +12 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Highett Activity Centre: +6 Information Media and Telecommunications, Highett Activity Centre: +21 Financial and Insurance Services, Highett Activity Centre: +5 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Highett Activity Centre: +3 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Highett Activity Centre: +33 Administrative and Support Services, Highett Activity Centre: -11 Public Administration and Safety, Highett Activity Centre: +5 Education and Training, Highett Activity Centre: +22 Health Care and Social Assistance, Highett Activity Centre: +19 Arts and Recreation Services, Highett Activity Centre: -1 Other Services, Highett Activity Centre: +9 Inadequately described or not stated, Highett Activity Centre: -6
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 Highett Activity Centre in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (146 people or 11.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (138 people or 11.1%)
  • Manufacturing (129 people or 10.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 413 people in total or 33.1% 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 7.3% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (10.3% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (11.7% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (7.8% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (5.1% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Highett Activity Centre increased by 148 between 2006 and 2011.

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