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Industry sector of employment

More Sandhurst residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Sandhurst’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
Sandhurst - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.20.400.00.4+4
Mining80.40.200.00.2+8
Manufacturing26114.114.08417.116.5+177
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services160.91.061.20.8+10
Construction1739.411.65811.810.4+115
Wholesale trade1608.75.4346.95.8+126
Retail Trade21011.412.36413.113.2+146
Accommodation and Food Services653.55.1142.95.1+51
Transport, Postal and Warehousing593.24.2214.34.6+38
Information Media and Telecommunications271.51.591.81.7+18
Financial and Insurance Services1025.52.8244.92.7+78
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services382.11.4142.91.5+24
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1457.94.9408.24.8+105
Administrative and Support Services693.73.471.43.2+62
Public Administration and Safety744.04.4142.94.4+60
Education and Training1407.66.9295.96.2+111
Health Care and Social Assistance1478.011.9336.710.6+114
Arts and Recreation Services462.51.591.81.2+37
Other Services502.74.3173.54.3+33
Inadequately described or not stated512.82.8132.72.6+38

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, Frankston City: 0.4% Mining, Frankston City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Frankston City: 14.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston City: 1.0% Construction, Frankston City: 11.6% Wholesale trade, Frankston City: 5.4% Retail Trade, Frankston City: 12.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston City: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston City: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston City: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston City: 2.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston City: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston City: 4.9% Administrative and Support Services, Frankston City: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Frankston City: 4.4% Education and Training, Frankston City: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston City: 11.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston City: 1.5% Other Services, Frankston City: 4.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Frankston City: 2.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sandhurst: 0.2% Mining, Sandhurst: 0.4% Manufacturing, Sandhurst: 14.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sandhurst: 0.9% Construction, Sandhurst: 9.4% Wholesale trade, Sandhurst: 8.7% Retail Trade, Sandhurst: 11.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Sandhurst: 3.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sandhurst: 3.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Sandhurst: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Sandhurst: 5.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sandhurst: 2.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sandhurst: 7.9% Administrative and Support Services, Sandhurst: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, Sandhurst: 4.0% Education and Training, Sandhurst: 7.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Sandhurst: 8.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Sandhurst: 2.5% Other Services, Sandhurst: 2.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Sandhurst: 2.8%
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, Sandhurst: +4 Mining, Sandhurst: +8 Manufacturing, Sandhurst: +177 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sandhurst: +10 Construction, Sandhurst: +115 Wholesale trade, Sandhurst: +126 Retail Trade, Sandhurst: +146 Accommodation and Food Services, Sandhurst: +51 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sandhurst: +38 Information Media and Telecommunications, Sandhurst: +18 Financial and Insurance Services, Sandhurst: +78 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sandhurst: +24 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sandhurst: +105 Administrative and Support Services, Sandhurst: +62 Public Administration and Safety, Sandhurst: +60 Education and Training, Sandhurst: +111 Health Care and Social Assistance, Sandhurst: +114 Arts and Recreation Services, Sandhurst: +37 Other Services, Sandhurst: +33 Inadequately described or not stated, Sandhurst: +38
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 Sandhurst in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (261 people or 14.1%)
  • Retail Trade (210 people or 11.4%)
  • Construction (173 people or 9.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 644 people in total or 34.9% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Frankston City employed 14.0% in Manufacturing; 12.3% in Retail Trade; and 11.6% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Sandhurst and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in wholesale trade (8.7% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (7.9% compared to 4.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (5.5% compared to 2.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (8.0% compared to 11.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Sandhurst increased by 1,355 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (+177 persons)
  • Retail Trade (+146 persons)
  • Wholesale trade (+126 persons)
  • Construction (+115 persons)