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Donvale (Low Density)

Industry sector of employment

More Donvale (Low Density) residents worked in professional, scientific and technical services than any other industry in 2011.

Donvale (Low Density)’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
Donvale (Low Density) - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing80.40.2110.60.3-3
Mining90.50.250.30.1+4
Manufacturing1468.17.91367.49.1+10
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services160.90.7110.60.5+4
Construction18210.27.51769.67.2+7
Wholesale trade995.55.61126.16.3-13
Retail Trade18810.412.422012.013.1-32
Accommodation and Food Services784.46.51045.76.3-26
Transport, Postal and Warehousing462.53.1301.63.0+16
Information Media and Telecommunications291.62.2261.42.4+3
Financial and Insurance Services1126.35.71186.45.8-6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services311.71.9362.01.7-6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services22712.610.721811.910.0+9
Administrative and Support Services462.63.0603.23.3-13
Public Administration and Safety522.94.1422.33.9+10
Education and Training1608.98.31578.67.9+3
Health Care and Social Assistance19811.012.019910.910.9-1
Arts and Recreation Services261.41.6362.01.6-10
Other Services854.73.9623.43.8+23
Inadequately described or not stated563.12.4764.22.7-20

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, Donvale (Low Density): 0.4% Mining, Donvale (Low Density): 0.5% Manufacturing, Donvale (Low Density): 8.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Donvale (Low Density): 0.9% Construction, Donvale (Low Density): 10.2% Wholesale trade, Donvale (Low Density): 5.5% Retail Trade, Donvale (Low Density): 10.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Donvale (Low Density): 4.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Donvale (Low Density): 2.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Donvale (Low Density): 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Donvale (Low Density): 6.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Donvale (Low Density): 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Donvale (Low Density): 12.6% Administrative and Support Services, Donvale (Low Density): 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, Donvale (Low Density): 2.9% Education and Training, Donvale (Low Density): 8.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Donvale (Low Density): 11.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Donvale (Low Density): 1.4% Other Services, Donvale (Low Density): 4.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Donvale (Low Density): 3.1%
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, Donvale (Low Density): -3 Mining, Donvale (Low Density): +4 Manufacturing, Donvale (Low Density): +10 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Donvale (Low Density): +4 Construction, Donvale (Low Density): +7 Wholesale trade, Donvale (Low Density): -13 Retail Trade, Donvale (Low Density): -32 Accommodation and Food Services, Donvale (Low Density): -26 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Donvale (Low Density): +16 Information Media and Telecommunications, Donvale (Low Density): +3 Financial and Insurance Services, Donvale (Low Density): -6 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Donvale (Low Density): -6 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Donvale (Low Density): +9 Administrative and Support Services, Donvale (Low Density): -13 Public Administration and Safety, Donvale (Low Density): +10 Education and Training, Donvale (Low Density): +3 Health Care and Social Assistance, Donvale (Low Density): -1 Arts and Recreation Services, Donvale (Low Density): -10 Other Services, Donvale (Low Density): +23 Inadequately described or not stated, Donvale (Low Density): -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 Donvale (Low Density) in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (227 people or 12.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (198 people or 11.0%)
  • Retail Trade (188 people or 10.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 613 people in total or 34.1% of the total employed resident population.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Donvale (Low Density) and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (10.2% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (12.6% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (4.4% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (10.4% compared to 12.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Donvale (Low Density) decreased by 42 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Donvale (Low Density) between 2006 and 2011.