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Cumberland Park

Industry sector of employment

More Cumberland Park residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Cumberland Park’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
Cumberland Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.6161.20.7-16
Mining30.20.890.70.7-6
Manufacturing826.26.11078.37.4-25
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services151.11.4120.91.0+3
Construction916.85.9725.65.2+19
Wholesale trade372.83.0483.73.5-11
Retail Trade1269.59.71229.510.5+4
Accommodation and Food Services675.05.4917.15.6-24
Transport, Postal and Warehousing362.72.6352.72.7+1
Information Media and Telecommunications342.61.9342.62.10
Financial and Insurance Services574.34.1524.04.3+5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services221.71.6241.91.6-2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1229.29.3886.89.0+34
Administrative and Support Services463.52.9433.32.9+3
Public Administration and Safety14611.08.113210.27.5+14
Education and Training1198.912.714010.912.4-21
Health Care and Social Assistance22416.817.316512.816.3+59
Arts and Recreation Services171.31.6312.41.5-14
Other Services513.83.4382.93.4+13
Inadequately described or not stated352.61.5302.31.6+5

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 Mitcham: 0.6% Mining, City of Mitcham: 0.8% Manufacturing, City of Mitcham: 6.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Mitcham: 1.4% Construction, City of Mitcham: 5.9% Wholesale trade, City of Mitcham: 3.0% Retail Trade, City of Mitcham: 9.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Mitcham: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Mitcham: 2.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Mitcham: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Mitcham: 4.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Mitcham: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Mitcham: 9.3% Administrative and Support Services, City of Mitcham: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, City of Mitcham: 8.1% Education and Training, City of Mitcham: 12.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Mitcham: 17.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Mitcham: 1.6% Other Services, City of Mitcham: 3.4% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Mitcham: 1.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cumberland Park: 0.0% Mining, Cumberland Park: 0.2% Manufacturing, Cumberland Park: 6.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cumberland Park: 1.1% Construction, Cumberland Park: 6.8% Wholesale trade, Cumberland Park: 2.8% Retail Trade, Cumberland Park: 9.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Cumberland Park: 5.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cumberland Park: 2.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Cumberland Park: 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Cumberland Park: 4.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cumberland Park: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cumberland Park: 9.2% Administrative and Support Services, Cumberland Park: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Cumberland Park: 11.0% Education and Training, Cumberland Park: 8.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Cumberland Park: 16.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Cumberland Park: 1.3% Other Services, Cumberland Park: 3.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Cumberland Park: 2.6%
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, Cumberland Park: -16 Mining, Cumberland Park: -6 Manufacturing, Cumberland Park: -25 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cumberland Park: +3 Construction, Cumberland Park: +19 Wholesale trade, Cumberland Park: -11 Retail Trade, Cumberland Park: +4 Accommodation and Food Services, Cumberland Park: -24 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cumberland Park: +1 Information Media and Telecommunications, Cumberland Park: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, Cumberland Park: +5 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cumberland Park: -2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cumberland Park: +34 Administrative and Support Services, Cumberland Park: +3 Public Administration and Safety, Cumberland Park: +14 Education and Training, Cumberland Park: -21 Health Care and Social Assistance, Cumberland Park: +59 Arts and Recreation Services, Cumberland Park: -14 Other Services, Cumberland Park: +13 Inadequately described or not stated, Cumberland Park: +5
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 Cumberland Park in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (224 people or 16.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (146 people or 11.0%)
  • Retail Trade (126 people or 9.5%)

In combination, these three industries employed 496 people in total or 37.3% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Mitcham employed 17.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.1% in Public Administration and Safety; and 9.7% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Cumberland Park and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (11.0% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (8.9% compared to 12.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Cumberland Park increased by 41 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Cumberland Park was for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+59 persons)