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Hawthorn East

Industry sector of employment

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

Hawthorn East’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
Hawthorn East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Boroondara %Number%City of Boroondara %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing250.40.3230.30.3+2
Mining150.20.3350.50.3-20
Manufacturing3665.35.64496.56.5-83
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services580.80.8520.70.6+6
Construction2984.34.52703.94.0+28
Wholesale trade2984.34.63394.95.1-41
Retail Trade6549.49.76549.410.10
Accommodation and Food Services4516.55.94085.95.8+43
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1331.92.31672.42.2-34
Information Media and Telecommunications2473.62.92303.33.1+17
Financial and Insurance Services5928.57.45538.07.3+38
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1712.52.11382.02.1+34
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,19717.215.51,12916.315.0+68
Administrative and Support Services2503.63.12703.93.3-20
Public Administration and Safety3004.34.43064.44.4-6
Education and Training6349.110.16429.210.3-8
Health Care and Social Assistance80011.513.779811.512.9+2
Arts and Recreation Services1522.22.11752.51.9-23
Other Services1702.42.51592.32.6+11
Inadequately described or not stated1351.92.01452.12.3-10

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 Boroondara: 0.3% Mining, City of Boroondara: 0.3% Manufacturing, City of Boroondara: 5.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Boroondara: 0.8% Construction, City of Boroondara: 4.5% Wholesale trade, City of Boroondara: 4.6% Retail Trade, City of Boroondara: 9.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Boroondara: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Boroondara: 2.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Boroondara: 2.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Boroondara: 7.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Boroondara: 2.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Boroondara: 15.5% Administrative and Support Services, City of Boroondara: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, City of Boroondara: 4.4% Education and Training, City of Boroondara: 10.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Boroondara: 13.7% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Boroondara: 2.1% Other Services, City of Boroondara: 2.5% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Boroondara: 2.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Hawthorn East: 0.4% Mining, Hawthorn East: 0.2% Manufacturing, Hawthorn East: 5.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hawthorn East: 0.8% Construction, Hawthorn East: 4.3% Wholesale trade, Hawthorn East: 4.3% Retail Trade, Hawthorn East: 9.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Hawthorn East: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hawthorn East: 1.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Hawthorn East: 3.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Hawthorn East: 8.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hawthorn East: 2.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hawthorn East: 17.2% Administrative and Support Services, Hawthorn East: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Hawthorn East: 4.3% Education and Training, Hawthorn East: 9.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Hawthorn East: 11.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Hawthorn East: 2.2% Other Services, Hawthorn East: 2.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Hawthorn East: 1.9%
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, Hawthorn East: +2 Mining, Hawthorn East: -20 Manufacturing, Hawthorn East: -83 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hawthorn East: +6 Construction, Hawthorn East: +28 Wholesale trade, Hawthorn East: -41 Retail Trade, Hawthorn East: 0 Accommodation and Food Services, Hawthorn East: +43 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hawthorn East: -34 Information Media and Telecommunications, Hawthorn East: +17 Financial and Insurance Services, Hawthorn East: +38 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hawthorn East: +34 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hawthorn East: +68 Administrative and Support Services, Hawthorn East: -20 Public Administration and Safety, Hawthorn East: -6 Education and Training, Hawthorn East: -8 Health Care and Social Assistance, Hawthorn East: +2 Arts and Recreation Services, Hawthorn East: -23 Other Services, Hawthorn East: +11 Inadequately described or not stated, Hawthorn East: -10
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 Hawthorn East in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1,197 people or 17.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (800 people or 11.5%)
  • Retail Trade (654 people or 9.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,651 people in total or 38.2% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Boroondara employed 15.5% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 13.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.7% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Hawthorn East and the City of Boroondara were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (17.2% compared to 15.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (8.5% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (11.5% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (9.1% compared to 10.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hawthorn East increased by 3 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-83 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+68 persons)