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Burnside - Burnside Heights

Industry sector of employment

More Burnside - Burnside Heights residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Burnside - Burnside Heights’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
Burnside - Burnside Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing60.10.330.10.5+3
Mining30.10.200.00.2+3
Manufacturing69015.812.747220.915.1+218
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services390.91.0150.70.8+24
Construction3227.410.61426.39.3+180
Wholesale trade2175.04.71044.65.2+113
Retail Trade48511.111.22239.911.5+261
Accommodation and Food Services2205.15.41205.35.2+101
Transport, Postal and Warehousing43810.110.12209.710.1+219
Information Media and Telecommunications811.91.6592.61.8+22
Financial and Insurance Services2235.14.1883.93.9+134
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services300.71.3241.01.3+6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1954.54.71024.54.2+92
Administrative and Support Services1864.33.61054.73.6+80
Public Administration and Safety1934.45.31125.05.3+81
Education and Training2295.26.1954.25.6+134
Health Care and Social Assistance46910.89.32049.08.1+266
Arts and Recreation Services611.41.5341.51.4+27
Other Services1413.23.8572.53.9+85
Inadequately described or not stated1293.02.7813.62.8+48

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 Melton: 0.3% Mining, City of Melton: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Melton: 12.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Melton: 1.0% Construction, City of Melton: 10.6% Wholesale trade, City of Melton: 4.7% Retail Trade, City of Melton: 11.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Melton: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Melton: 10.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Melton: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Melton: 4.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Melton: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Melton: 4.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Melton: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Melton: 5.3% Education and Training, City of Melton: 6.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Melton: 9.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Melton: 1.5% Other Services, City of Melton: 3.8% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Melton: 2.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.1% Mining, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.1% Manufacturing, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 15.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.9% Construction, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 7.4% Wholesale trade, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 5.0% Retail Trade, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 11.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 10.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 4.5% Administrative and Support Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 4.3% Public Administration and Safety, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 4.4% Education and Training, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 5.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 10.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.4% Other Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 3.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 3.0%
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, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +3 Mining, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +3 Manufacturing, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +218 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +24 Construction, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +180 Wholesale trade, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +113 Retail Trade, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +261 Accommodation and Food Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +101 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +219 Information Media and Telecommunications, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +22 Financial and Insurance Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +134 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +6 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +92 Administrative and Support Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +80 Public Administration and Safety, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +81 Education and Training, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +134 Health Care and Social Assistance, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +266 Arts and Recreation Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +27 Other Services, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +85 Inadequately described or not stated, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +48
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 Burnside - Burnside Heights in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (690 people or 15.8%)
  • Retail Trade (485 people or 11.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (469 people or 10.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,644 people in total or 37.7% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Melton employed 12.7% in Manufacturing; 11.2% in Retail Trade; and 9.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Burnside - Burnside Heights and the City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (15.8% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (10.8% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (5.1% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (7.4% compared to 10.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Burnside - Burnside Heights increased by 2,100 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Burnside - Burnside Heights were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+266 persons)
  • Retail Trade (+261 persons)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+219 persons)
  • Manufacturing (+218 persons)