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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Industry sector of employment

More Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2016.

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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing160.20.330.00.2+13
Mining60.10.20--0.2+6
Manufacturing4324.85.65867.07.9-153
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services400.50.8310.40.7+9
Construction5936.67.74765.77.5+117
Retail Trade1,09812.211.91,05212.612.4+46
Wholesale trade3814.24.24445.35.6-63
Accommodation and Food Services7718.67.06367.66.5+135
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3303.73.32793.43.1+51
Information Media and Telecommunications2322.62.21812.22.2+51
Financial and Insurance Services5195.85.35446.55.7-25
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1942.22.21682.01.9+26
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services92210.210.586710.410.7+54
Administrative and Support Services3624.03.52893.53.0+73
Public Administration and Safety3353.74.03243.94.1+11
Education and Training7668.58.66798.18.3+88
Health Care and Social Assistance1,12512.512.71,04612.612.0+79
Arts and Recreation Services1271.41.81571.91.6-30
Other Services3303.73.63444.13.9-14
Inadequately described or not stated4274.74.72222.72.4+205

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, City of Manningham: 0.3% Mining, City of Manningham: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Manningham: 5.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Manningham: 0.8% Construction, City of Manningham: 7.7% Retail Trade, City of Manningham: 11.9% Wholesale trade, City of Manningham: 4.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Manningham: 7.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Manningham: 3.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Manningham: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Manningham: 5.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Manningham: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Manningham: 10.5% Administrative and Support Services, City of Manningham: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Manningham: 4.0% Education and Training, City of Manningham: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Manningham: 12.7% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Manningham: 1.8% Other Services, City of Manningham: 3.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 0.2% Mining, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 0.1% Manufacturing, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 0.5% Construction, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 6.6% Retail Trade, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 12.2% Wholesale trade, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 8.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 5.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 10.2% Administrative and Support Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.0% Public Administration and Safety, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.7% Education and Training, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 8.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.4% Other Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.7%
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, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +13 Mining, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +6 Manufacturing, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -153 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +9 Construction, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +117 Retail Trade, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +46 Wholesale trade, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -63 Accommodation and Food Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +135 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +51 Information Media and Telecommunications, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +51 Financial and Insurance Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -25 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +26 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +54 Administrative and Support Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +73 Public Administration and Safety, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +11 Education and Training, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +88 Health Care and Social Assistance, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +79 Arts and Recreation Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -30 Other Services, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -14
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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,125 people or 12.5%)
  • Retail Trade (1,098 people or 12.2%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (922 people or 10.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 3,145 people in total or 34.9% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Manningham employed 12.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.9% in Retail Trade; and 10.5% 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 (8.6% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (6.6% compared to 7.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) increased by 678 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2011 and 2016 in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-153 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+135 persons)
  • Construction (+117 persons)
  • Education and Training (+88 persons)

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