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Newport West

Industry sector of employment

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

Newport West’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
Newport West - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.230.10.2-3
Mining100.30.260.20.2+4
Manufacturing3538.911.337311.514.0-20
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services340.90.9270.80.7+7
Construction2746.97.72156.66.7+59
Wholesale trade1924.94.61685.25.1+24
Retail Trade2777.09.12728.49.9+5
Accommodation and Food Services2245.75.81534.75.4+72
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2325.97.51996.17.8+32
Information Media and Telecommunications1403.52.41083.32.6+32
Financial and Insurance Services2245.74.91554.84.6+69
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services641.61.5621.91.5+1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services43311.08.23099.57.4+124
Administrative and Support Services1213.13.61143.53.9+6
Public Administration and Safety2666.76.42357.36.4+31
Education and Training3739.47.82587.97.0+115
Health Care and Social Assistance41910.69.42929.08.7+127
Arts and Recreation Services1132.92.1802.51.9+34
Other Services1183.03.41143.53.3+3
Inadequately described or not stated842.12.71043.22.9-20

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, Newport West: 0.0% Mining, Newport West: 0.3% Manufacturing, Newport West: 8.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Newport West: 0.9% Construction, Newport West: 6.9% Wholesale trade, Newport West: 4.9% Retail Trade, Newport West: 7.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Newport West: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Newport West: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Newport West: 3.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Newport West: 5.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Newport West: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Newport West: 11.0% Administrative and Support Services, Newport West: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Newport West: 6.7% Education and Training, Newport West: 9.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Newport West: 10.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Newport West: 2.9% Other Services, Newport West: 3.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Newport West: 2.1%
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, Newport West: -3 Mining, Newport West: +4 Manufacturing, Newport West: -20 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Newport West: +7 Construction, Newport West: +59 Wholesale trade, Newport West: +24 Retail Trade, Newport West: +5 Accommodation and Food Services, Newport West: +72 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Newport West: +32 Information Media and Telecommunications, Newport West: +32 Financial and Insurance Services, Newport West: +69 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Newport West: +1 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Newport West: +124 Administrative and Support Services, Newport West: +6 Public Administration and Safety, Newport West: +31 Education and Training, Newport West: +115 Health Care and Social Assistance, Newport West: +127 Arts and Recreation Services, Newport West: +34 Other Services, Newport West: +3 Inadequately described or not stated, Newport West: -20
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 Newport West in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (433 people or 11.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (419 people or 10.6%)
  • Education and Training (373 people or 9.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,225 people in total or 31.0% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Hobsons Bay City employed 8.2% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 9.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 7.8% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (11.0% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (8.9% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (7.0% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (5.9% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Newport West increased by 702 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+127 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+124 persons)
  • Education and Training (+115 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+72 persons)