Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)
Industry sectors of employment
More Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) residents work in retail trade than any other industry.
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)||2011||2006||Change|
|Industry sector||Number||%||City of Manningham||Number||%||City of Manningham||2006 to 2011|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||3||0.0||0.2||18||0.2||0.3||-15||14001|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||31||0.4||0.7||62||0.8||0.5||-31||14004|
|Accommodation and Food Services||636||7.6||6.5||541||6.6||6.3||+95||14008|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||279||3.4||3.1||269||3.3||3.0||+10||14009|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||181||2.2||2.2||194||2.4||2.4||-14||14010|
|Financial and Insurance Services||544||6.5||5.7||516||6.3||5.8||+28||14011|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||168||2.0||1.9||125||1.5||1.7||+43||14012|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||867||10.4||10.7||795||9.8||10.0||+72||14013|
|Administrative and Support Services||289||3.5||3.0||286||3.5||3.3||+4||14014|
|Public Administration and Safety||324||3.9||4.1||344||4.2||3.9||-20||14015|
|Education and Training||679||8.1||8.3||677||8.3||7.9||+2||14016|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||1,046||12.6||12.0||940||11.5||10.9||+107||14017|
|Arts and Recreation Services||157||1.9||1.6||106||1.3||1.6||+52||14018|
|Inadequately described or not stated||222||2.7||2.4||248||3.0||2.7||-26||14020|
|Total employed persons aged 15+||8,336||100.0||100.0||8,159||100.0||100.0||+177|
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 (1,046 people or 12.6%)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (867 people or 10.4%)
In combination these three industries employed 2,965 people in total or 35.6% of the 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%)
The number of employed people in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) increased by 177 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)