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Industry sector of employment

More Hillside residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Hillside’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
Hillside - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.3310.50.5-31
Mining00.00.2160.30.2-16
Manufacturing95012.612.797815.315.1-28
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services640.81.0580.90.8+6
Construction85511.310.66319.99.3+224
Wholesale trade3594.84.73114.95.2+48
Retail Trade88811.811.276412.011.5+124
Accommodation and Food Services4295.75.43134.95.2+116
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7509.910.163810.010.1+112
Information Media and Telecommunications1251.71.61021.61.8+23
Financial and Insurance Services3364.54.12984.73.9+38
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services941.21.3861.31.3+8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3975.34.73074.84.2+90
Administrative and Support Services2363.13.62353.73.6+1
Public Administration and Safety3785.05.32784.45.3+100
Education and Training4425.96.13144.95.6+128
Health Care and Social Assistance6308.39.34927.78.1+138
Arts and Recreation Services1211.61.5921.41.4+29
Other Services3124.13.82634.13.9+49
Inadequately described or not stated1832.42.71762.82.8+7

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, Hillside: 0.0% Mining, Hillside: 0.0% Manufacturing, Hillside: 12.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hillside: 0.8% Construction, Hillside: 11.3% Wholesale trade, Hillside: 4.8% Retail Trade, Hillside: 11.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Hillside: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hillside: 9.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Hillside: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Hillside: 4.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hillside: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hillside: 5.3% Administrative and Support Services, Hillside: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Hillside: 5.0% Education and Training, Hillside: 5.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Hillside: 8.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Hillside: 1.6% Other Services, Hillside: 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Hillside: 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, Hillside: -31 Mining, Hillside: -16 Manufacturing, Hillside: -28 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hillside: +6 Construction, Hillside: +224 Wholesale trade, Hillside: +48 Retail Trade, Hillside: +124 Accommodation and Food Services, Hillside: +116 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hillside: +112 Information Media and Telecommunications, Hillside: +23 Financial and Insurance Services, Hillside: +38 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hillside: +8 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hillside: +90 Administrative and Support Services, Hillside: +1 Public Administration and Safety, Hillside: +100 Education and Training, Hillside: +128 Health Care and Social Assistance, Hillside: +138 Arts and Recreation Services, Hillside: +29 Other Services, Hillside: +49 Inadequately described or not stated, Hillside: +7
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 Hillside in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (950 people or 12.6%)
  • Retail Trade (888 people or 11.8%)
  • Construction (855 people or 11.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,693 people in total or 35.7% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Melton employed 12.7% in Manufacturing; 11.2% in Retail Trade; and 10.6% in Construction.

There were no major differences between Hillside and City of Melton in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hillside increased by 1,164 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Construction (+224 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+138 persons)
  • Education and Training (+128 persons)
  • Retail Trade (+124 persons)