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Southland Activity Centre

Industry sector of employment

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

Southland 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
Southland 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
Manufacturing807.37.312512.38.9-45
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services90.80.8151.50.5-6
Construction867.86.3767.55.8+10
Wholesale trade766.95.5676.65.9+9
Retail Trade1079.79.710710.510.70
Accommodation and Food Services504.54.8575.64.8-7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing454.12.6161.62.7+29
Information Media and Telecommunications292.62.8414.03.0-12
Financial and Insurance Services746.76.6525.16.6+22
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services232.12.5121.22.4+11
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services11310.315.210610.414.2+7
Administrative and Support Services383.53.2414.03.2-3
Public Administration and Safety676.14.1555.43.8+12
Education and Training11010.19.5908.99.0+21
Health Care and Social Assistance999.011.210810.610.6-9
Arts and Recreation Services343.12.2181.81.9+16
Other Services322.92.8161.62.8+16
Inadequately described or not stated262.42.1141.42.8+12

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, Southland Activity Centre: 0.0% Mining, Southland Activity Centre: 0.0% Manufacturing, Southland Activity Centre: 7.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southland Activity Centre: 0.8% Construction, Southland Activity Centre: 7.8% Wholesale trade, Southland Activity Centre: 6.9% Retail Trade, Southland Activity Centre: 9.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Southland Activity Centre: 4.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southland Activity Centre: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Southland Activity Centre: 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Southland Activity Centre: 6.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southland Activity Centre: 2.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southland Activity Centre: 10.3% Administrative and Support Services, Southland Activity Centre: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Southland Activity Centre: 6.1% Education and Training, Southland Activity Centre: 10.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Southland Activity Centre: 9.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Southland Activity Centre: 3.1% Other Services, Southland Activity Centre: 2.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Southland Activity Centre: 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, Southland Activity Centre: 0 Mining, Southland Activity Centre: 0 Manufacturing, Southland Activity Centre: -45 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southland Activity Centre: -6 Construction, Southland Activity Centre: +10 Wholesale trade, Southland Activity Centre: +9 Retail Trade, Southland Activity Centre: 0 Accommodation and Food Services, Southland Activity Centre: -7 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southland Activity Centre: +29 Information Media and Telecommunications, Southland Activity Centre: -12 Financial and Insurance Services, Southland Activity Centre: +22 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southland Activity Centre: +11 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southland Activity Centre: +7 Administrative and Support Services, Southland Activity Centre: -3 Public Administration and Safety, Southland Activity Centre: +12 Education and Training, Southland Activity Centre: +21 Health Care and Social Assistance, Southland Activity Centre: -9 Arts and Recreation Services, Southland Activity Centre: +16 Other Services, Southland Activity Centre: +16 Inadequately described or not stated, Southland Activity Centre: +12
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 Southland Activity Centre in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (113 people or 10.3%)
  • Education and Training (110 people or 10.1%)
  • Retail Trade (107 people or 9.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 330 people in total or 30.1% 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 Southland Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (6.1% compared to 4.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (7.8% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (10.3% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (9.0% compared to 11.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Southland Activity Centre increased by 83 between 2006 and 2011.

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