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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Industry sector of employment

More Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)’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
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing30.00.2180.20.3-15
Mining00.00.240.00.1-4
Manufacturing5867.07.97208.89.1-134
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services320.40.7630.80.5-31
Construction4775.77.54275.27.2+50
Wholesale trade4445.35.64855.96.3-41
Retail Trade1,05212.612.41,03512.713.1+17
Accommodation and Food Services6377.66.55426.66.3+95
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2793.43.12693.33.0+10
Information Media and Telecommunications1812.22.21952.42.4-14
Financial and Insurance Services5446.55.75166.35.8+28
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1682.01.91251.51.7+43
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services86810.410.77969.810.0+72
Administrative and Support Services2903.53.02863.53.3+4
Public Administration and Safety3243.94.13444.23.9-20
Education and Training6798.18.36778.37.9+2
Health Care and Social Assistance1,04712.612.094011.510.9+107
Arts and Recreation Services1581.91.61061.31.6+52
Other Services3444.13.93604.43.8-15
Inadequately described or not stated2222.72.42483.02.7-26

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, City of Manningham: 0.2% Mining, City of Manningham: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Manningham: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Manningham: 0.7% Construction, City of Manningham: 7.5% Wholesale trade, City of Manningham: 5.6% Retail Trade, City of Manningham: 12.4% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Manningham: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Manningham: 3.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Manningham: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Manningham: 5.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Manningham: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Manningham: 10.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Manningham: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, City of Manningham: 4.1% Education and Training, City of Manningham: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Manningham: 12.0% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Manningham: 1.6% Other Services, City of Manningham: 3.9% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Manningham: 2.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 0.0% Mining, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 0.0% Manufacturing, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 7.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 0.4% Construction, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 5.7% Wholesale trade, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 5.3% Retail Trade, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 12.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 7.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 10.4% Administrative and Support Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.9% Education and Training, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 12.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.9% Other Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.7%
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, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -15 Mining, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -4 Manufacturing, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -134 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -31 Construction, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +50 Wholesale trade, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -41 Retail Trade, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +17 Accommodation and Food Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +95 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +10 Information Media and Telecommunications, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -14 Financial and Insurance Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +28 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +43 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +72 Administrative and Support Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +4 Public Administration and Safety, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -20 Education and Training, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +2 Health Care and Social Assistance, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +107 Arts and Recreation Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +52 Other Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -15 Inadequately described or not stated, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -26
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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (1,052 people or 12.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,047 people or 12.6%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (868 people or 10.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,967 people in total or 35.6% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Manningham employed 12.4% in Retail Trade; 12.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.7% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (7.6% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (5.7% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) increased by 178 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-134 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+107 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+95 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+72 persons)