City of Belmont

Industry sector of employment

More City of Belmont residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

City of Belmont’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 Belmont - Total persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%EMRC area %Number%EMRC area %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing390.20.7540.41.0-15
Mining1,0606.14.14543.22.5+606
Manufacturing1,4628.49.61,54911.011.1-87
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1911.11.01170.80.9+74
Construction1,4528.39.31,1268.08.7+326
Retail Trade1,5949.110.81,46010.411.7+134
Wholesale trade8554.94.67495.34.9+106
Accommodation and Food Services1,1856.85.79706.95.6+215
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,3167.66.21,0017.15.9+315
Information Media and Telecommunications1891.11.12441.71.5-55
Financial and Insurance Services4732.72.64213.02.8+52
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3802.21.72521.81.9+128
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,2787.36.78916.35.9+387
Administrative and Support Services6563.83.24483.23.2+208
Public Administration and Safety1,0786.27.08846.36.7+194
Education and Training9805.67.38145.87.0+166
Health Care and Social Assistance1,5478.99.91,2999.210.0+248
Arts and Recreation Services5132.91.63142.21.4+199
Other Services7344.24.66154.44.6+119
Inadequately described or not stated4442.52.34062.92.8+38

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2011
Industry sector of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, EMRC area: 0.7% Mining, EMRC area: 4.1% Manufacturing, EMRC area: 9.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, EMRC area: 1.0% Construction, EMRC area: 9.3% Retail Trade, EMRC area: 10.8% Wholesale trade, EMRC area: 4.6% Accommodation and Food Services, EMRC area: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, EMRC area: 6.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, EMRC area: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, EMRC area: 2.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, EMRC area: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, EMRC area: 6.7% Administrative and Support Services, EMRC area: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, EMRC area: 7.0% Education and Training, EMRC area: 7.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, EMRC area: 9.9% Arts and Recreation Services, EMRC area: 1.6% Other Services, EMRC area: 4.6% Inadequately described or not stated, EMRC area: 2.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Belmont: 0.2% Mining, City of Belmont: 6.1% Manufacturing, City of Belmont: 8.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Belmont: 1.1% Construction, City of Belmont: 8.3% Retail Trade, City of Belmont: 9.1% Wholesale trade, City of Belmont: 4.9% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Belmont: 6.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Belmont: 7.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Belmont: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Belmont: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Belmont: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Belmont: 7.3% Administrative and Support Services, City of Belmont: 3.8% Public Administration and Safety, City of Belmont: 6.2% Education and Training, City of Belmont: 5.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Belmont: 8.9% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Belmont: 2.9% Other Services, City of Belmont: 4.2% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Belmont: 2.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated 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 Belmont: -15 Mining, City of Belmont: +606 Manufacturing, City of Belmont: -87 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Belmont: +74 Construction, City of Belmont: +326 Retail Trade, City of Belmont: +134 Wholesale trade, City of Belmont: +106 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Belmont: +215 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Belmont: +315 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Belmont: -55 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Belmont: +52 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Belmont: +128 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Belmont: +387 Administrative and Support Services, City of Belmont: +208 Public Administration and Safety, City of Belmont: +194 Education and Training, City of Belmont: +166 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Belmont: +248 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Belmont: +199 Other Services, City of Belmont: +119 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Belmont: +38
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated 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 Belmont in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (1,594 people or 9.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,547 people or 8.9%)
  • Manufacturing (1,462 people or 8.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 4,603 people in total or 26.4% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, EMRC area employed 10.8% in Retail Trade; 9.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.6% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of City of Belmont and EMRC area were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in mining (6.1% compared to 4.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in arts and recreation services (2.9% compared to 1.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (5.6% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (9.1% compared to 10.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Belmont increased by 3,358 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Mining (+606 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+387 persons)
  • Construction (+326 persons)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+315 persons)