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Newport East

Industry sector of employment

More Newport East residents worked in professional, scientific and technical services than any other industry in 2016.

Newport 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Newport East - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing50.20.30--0.2+5
Mining0--0.250.20.2-5
Manufacturing1386.07.71718.011.3-33
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services462.01.2100.50.9+36
Construction1707.38.01718.07.7-1
Retail Trade1827.89.01436.79.1+39
Wholesale trade502.23.5773.64.6-27
Accommodation and Food Services1355.85.81075.05.8+28
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1315.77.41165.47.5+15
Information Media and Telecommunications883.82.4663.12.4+22
Financial and Insurance Services1245.34.71597.44.9-35
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services512.21.7321.51.5+19
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services26211.38.626012.18.2+2
Administrative and Support Services713.13.5703.33.6+1
Public Administration and Safety1757.56.51617.56.4+14
Education and Training2319.98.923210.87.8-1
Health Care and Social Assistance23910.310.01868.79.4+53
Arts and Recreation Services662.92.3733.42.1-7
Other Services793.43.5542.53.4+26
Inadequately described or not stated773.34.8472.22.7+29

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2016
Industry sector of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Hobsons Bay City: 0.3% Mining, Hobsons Bay City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Hobsons Bay City: 7.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hobsons Bay City: 1.2% Construction, Hobsons Bay City: 8.0% Retail Trade, Hobsons Bay City: 9.0% Wholesale trade, Hobsons Bay City: 3.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Hobsons Bay City: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hobsons Bay City: 7.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Hobsons Bay City: 2.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Hobsons Bay City: 4.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hobsons Bay City: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hobsons Bay City: 8.6% Administrative and Support Services, Hobsons Bay City: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Hobsons Bay City: 6.5% Education and Training, Hobsons Bay City: 8.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Hobsons Bay City: 10.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Hobsons Bay City: 2.3% Other Services, Hobsons Bay City: 3.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Newport East: 0.2% Manufacturing, Newport East: 6.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Newport East: 2.0% Construction, Newport East: 7.3% Retail Trade, Newport East: 7.8% Wholesale trade, Newport East: 2.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Newport East: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Newport East: 5.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Newport East: 3.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Newport East: 5.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Newport East: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Newport East: 11.3% Administrative and Support Services, Newport East: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Newport East: 7.5% Education and Training, Newport East: 9.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Newport East: 10.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Newport East: 2.9% Other Services, Newport East: 3.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Newport East: +5 Mining, Newport East: -5 Manufacturing, Newport East: -33 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Newport East: +36 Construction, Newport East: -1 Retail Trade, Newport East: +39 Wholesale trade, Newport East: -27 Accommodation and Food Services, Newport East: +28 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Newport East: +15 Information Media and Telecommunications, Newport East: +22 Financial and Insurance Services, Newport East: -35 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Newport East: +19 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Newport East: +2 Administrative and Support Services, Newport East: +1 Public Administration and Safety, Newport East: +14 Education and Training, Newport East: -1 Health Care and Social Assistance, Newport East: +53 Arts and Recreation Services, Newport East: -7 Other Services, Newport East: +26
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Newport East in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (262 people or 11.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (239 people or 10.3%)
  • Education and Training (231 people or 9.9%)

In combination, these three industries employed 732 people in total or 31.5% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Hobsons Bay City employed 8.6% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 10.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 8.9% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Newport East and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (11.3% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in information media and telecommunications (3.8% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (6.0% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (5.7% compared to 7.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Newport East increased by 180 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2011 and 2016 in Newport East was for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+53 persons)

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