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Industry sector of employment

More City of Bayside residents worked in professional, scientific and technical services than any other industry in 2011.

The City of Bayside’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
City of Bayside - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1210.30.51010.20.6+20
Mining1700.40.21420.30.2+28
Manufacturing3,1887.310.83,7028.912.9-514
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3560.81.02090.50.7+147
Construction2,7556.38.22,4035.87.4+352
Wholesale trade2,4095.55.02,4605.95.5-51
Retail Trade4,2249.710.64,47110.711.3-247
Accommodation and Food Services2,1174.85.91,9934.85.6+124
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,1442.64.81,1272.74.7+17
Information Media and Telecommunications1,2242.82.31,2453.02.5-21
Financial and Insurance Services2,9086.64.82,7466.64.7+162
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,1132.51.59932.41.4+120
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6,64215.28.95,91814.28.2+724
Administrative and Support Services1,3923.23.51,3383.23.5+54
Public Administration and Safety1,8094.15.11,5803.85.0+229
Education and Training4,1349.57.93,7439.07.6+391
Health Care and Social Assistance4,88211.211.14,43410.610.0+448
Arts and Recreation Services9792.21.87941.91.7+185
Other Services1,2422.83.61,1532.83.6+89
Inadequately described or not stated9222.12.51,1702.82.7-248

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, Greater Melbourne: 0.5% Mining, Greater Melbourne: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Melbourne: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Construction, Greater Melbourne: 8.2% Wholesale trade, Greater Melbourne: 5.0% Retail Trade, Greater Melbourne: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Melbourne: 5.1% Education and Training, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Melbourne: 11.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% Other Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% 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%
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, City of Bayside: +20 Mining, City of Bayside: +28 Manufacturing, City of Bayside: -514 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Bayside: +147 Construction, City of Bayside: +352 Wholesale trade, City of Bayside: -51 Retail Trade, City of Bayside: -247 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Bayside: +124 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Bayside: +17 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Bayside: -21 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Bayside: +162 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Bayside: +120 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Bayside: +724 Administrative and Support Services, City of Bayside: +54 Public Administration and Safety, City of Bayside: +229 Education and Training, City of Bayside: +391 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Bayside: +448 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Bayside: +185 Other Services, City of Bayside: +89 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Bayside: -248
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 City of Bayside in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (6,642 people or 15.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (4,882 people or 11.2%)
  • Retail Trade (4,224 people or 9.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 15,748 people in total or 36.0% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 8.9% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 11.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.6% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the City of Bayside and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (15.2% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (7.3% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (2.6% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (6.3% compared to 8.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Bayside increased by 2,009 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in the City of Bayside were for those employed in:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+724 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-514 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+448 persons)
  • Education and Training (+391 persons)