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Altona - Seaholme

Industry sector of employment

More Altona - Seaholme residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Altona - Seaholme’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
Altona - Seaholme - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.2100.20.2-10
Mining180.30.290.20.2+9
Manufacturing62511.311.368113.114.0-56
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services400.70.9501.00.7-10
Construction4618.37.73847.46.7+77
Wholesale trade2654.84.62815.45.1-16
Retail Trade4397.99.14809.29.9-41
Accommodation and Food Services3005.45.82695.25.4+31
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4047.37.53947.67.8+10
Information Media and Telecommunications1562.82.41212.32.6+35
Financial and Insurance Services3065.54.92484.84.6+58
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1182.11.5931.81.5+25
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4518.18.23596.97.4+92
Administrative and Support Services1472.73.62224.33.9-75
Public Administration and Safety4117.46.43897.56.4+22
Education and Training4618.37.83546.87.0+107
Health Care and Social Assistance5379.79.44719.18.7+66
Arts and Recreation Services1252.32.1871.71.9+38
Other Services1913.43.41663.23.3+25
Inadequately described or not stated921.72.71322.52.9-40

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, Hobsons Bay City: 0.2% Mining, Hobsons Bay City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Hobsons Bay City: 11.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hobsons Bay City: 0.9% Construction, Hobsons Bay City: 7.7% Wholesale trade, Hobsons Bay City: 4.6% Retail Trade, Hobsons Bay City: 9.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Hobsons Bay City: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hobsons Bay City: 7.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Hobsons Bay City: 2.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Hobsons Bay City: 4.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hobsons Bay City: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hobsons Bay City: 8.2% Administrative and Support Services, Hobsons Bay City: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Hobsons Bay City: 6.4% Education and Training, Hobsons Bay City: 7.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Hobsons Bay City: 9.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Hobsons Bay City: 2.1% Other Services, Hobsons Bay City: 3.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Hobsons Bay City: 2.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Altona - Seaholme: 0.0% Mining, Altona - Seaholme: 0.3% Manufacturing, Altona - Seaholme: 11.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Altona - Seaholme: 0.7% Construction, Altona - Seaholme: 8.3% Wholesale trade, Altona - Seaholme: 4.8% Retail Trade, Altona - Seaholme: 7.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Altona - Seaholme: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Altona - Seaholme: 7.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Altona - Seaholme: 2.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Altona - Seaholme: 5.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Altona - Seaholme: 2.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Altona - Seaholme: 8.1% Administrative and Support Services, Altona - Seaholme: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Altona - Seaholme: 7.4% Education and Training, Altona - Seaholme: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Altona - Seaholme: 9.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Altona - Seaholme: 2.3% Other Services, Altona - Seaholme: 3.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Altona - Seaholme: 1.7%
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, Altona - Seaholme: -10 Mining, Altona - Seaholme: +9 Manufacturing, Altona - Seaholme: -56 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Altona - Seaholme: -10 Construction, Altona - Seaholme: +77 Wholesale trade, Altona - Seaholme: -16 Retail Trade, Altona - Seaholme: -41 Accommodation and Food Services, Altona - Seaholme: +31 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Altona - Seaholme: +10 Information Media and Telecommunications, Altona - Seaholme: +35 Financial and Insurance Services, Altona - Seaholme: +58 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Altona - Seaholme: +25 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Altona - Seaholme: +92 Administrative and Support Services, Altona - Seaholme: -75 Public Administration and Safety, Altona - Seaholme: +22 Education and Training, Altona - Seaholme: +107 Health Care and Social Assistance, Altona - Seaholme: +66 Arts and Recreation Services, Altona - Seaholme: +38 Other Services, Altona - Seaholme: +25 Inadequately described or not stated, Altona - Seaholme: -40
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 Altona - Seaholme in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (625 people or 11.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (537 people or 9.7%)
  • Construction (461 people or 8.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,623 people in total or 29.3% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Hobsons Bay City employed 11.3% in Manufacturing; 9.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 7.7% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Altona - Seaholme and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (7.4% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (7.9% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Altona - Seaholme increased by 347 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Education and Training (+107 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+92 persons)
  • Construction (+77 persons)
  • Administrative and Support Services (-75 persons)