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Doncaster East

Industry sector of employment

More Doncaster East residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

Doncaster 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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Doncaster East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.2130.10.3-13
Mining00.00.2160.10.1-16
Manufacturing9147.37.91,1048.89.1-190
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services630.50.7610.50.5+2
Construction7996.47.57696.17.2+29
Wholesale trade7315.85.67886.36.3-57
Retail Trade1,53712.212.41,76114.013.1-224
Accommodation and Food Services1,0178.16.59187.36.3+99
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4033.23.14043.23.0-2
Information Media and Telecommunications3402.72.23502.82.4-9
Financial and Insurance Services8036.45.77185.75.8+85
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2441.91.91751.41.7+69
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,31210.410.71,2369.910.0+77
Administrative and Support Services3843.13.04063.23.3-22
Public Administration and Safety5504.44.15544.43.9-3
Education and Training9727.78.38696.97.9+103
Health Care and Social Assistance1,50212.012.01,41611.310.9+86
Arts and Recreation Services1921.51.61711.41.6+21
Other Services4974.03.94953.93.8+2
Inadequately described or not stated3032.42.43222.62.7-20

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, 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 East: 0.0% Mining, Doncaster East: 0.0% Manufacturing, Doncaster East: 7.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Doncaster East: 0.5% Construction, Doncaster East: 6.4% Wholesale trade, Doncaster East: 5.8% Retail Trade, Doncaster East: 12.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Doncaster East: 8.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Doncaster East: 3.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Doncaster East: 2.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Doncaster East: 6.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Doncaster East: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Doncaster East: 10.4% Administrative and Support Services, Doncaster East: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Doncaster East: 4.4% Education and Training, Doncaster East: 7.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Doncaster East: 12.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Doncaster East: 1.5% Other Services, Doncaster East: 4.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Doncaster East: 2.4%
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 East: -13 Mining, Doncaster East: -16 Manufacturing, Doncaster East: -190 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Doncaster East: +2 Construction, Doncaster East: +29 Wholesale trade, Doncaster East: -57 Retail Trade, Doncaster East: -224 Accommodation and Food Services, Doncaster East: +99 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Doncaster East: -2 Information Media and Telecommunications, Doncaster East: -9 Financial and Insurance Services, Doncaster East: +85 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Doncaster East: +69 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Doncaster East: +77 Administrative and Support Services, Doncaster East: -22 Public Administration and Safety, Doncaster East: -3 Education and Training, Doncaster East: +103 Health Care and Social Assistance, Doncaster East: +86 Arts and Recreation Services, Doncaster East: +21 Other Services, Doncaster East: +2 Inadequately described or not stated, Doncaster East: -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 Doncaster East in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (1,537 people or 12.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,502 people or 12.0%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1,312 people or 10.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 4,351 people in total or 34.6% 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 East and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (8.1% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (6.4% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Doncaster East increased by 17 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Retail Trade (-224 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-190 persons)
  • Education and Training (+103 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+99 persons)