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Industry sector of employment

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

Daw 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
Daw Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.660.50.7-6
Mining50.40.860.50.7-1
Manufacturing726.16.1857.47.4-13
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services232.01.4151.31.0+8
Construction776.65.9625.45.2+15
Wholesale trade342.93.0373.23.5-3
Retail Trade1129.59.71129.710.50
Accommodation and Food Services635.45.4655.65.6-2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing353.02.6393.32.7-4
Information Media and Telecommunications131.11.9181.62.1-5
Financial and Insurance Services645.54.1474.14.3+17
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services242.01.6191.71.6+5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services958.19.31079.29.0-12
Administrative and Support Services312.62.9343.02.9-3
Public Administration and Safety1008.58.11048.97.5-4
Education and Training12410.612.712510.812.4-1
Health Care and Social Assistance21518.317.318816.216.3+27
Arts and Recreation Services302.61.6131.11.5+17
Other Services393.33.4605.23.4-21
Inadequately described or not stated171.41.5171.41.60

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, Daw Park: 0.0% Mining, Daw Park: 0.4% Manufacturing, Daw Park: 6.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Daw Park: 2.0% Construction, Daw Park: 6.6% Wholesale trade, Daw Park: 2.9% Retail Trade, Daw Park: 9.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Daw Park: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Daw Park: 3.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Daw Park: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Daw Park: 5.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Daw Park: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Daw Park: 8.1% Administrative and Support Services, Daw Park: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, Daw Park: 8.5% Education and Training, Daw Park: 10.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Daw Park: 18.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Daw Park: 2.6% Other Services, Daw Park: 3.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Daw Park: 1.4%
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, Daw Park: -6 Mining, Daw Park: -1 Manufacturing, Daw Park: -13 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Daw Park: +8 Construction, Daw Park: +15 Wholesale trade, Daw Park: -3 Retail Trade, Daw Park: 0 Accommodation and Food Services, Daw Park: -2 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Daw Park: -4 Information Media and Telecommunications, Daw Park: -5 Financial and Insurance Services, Daw Park: +17 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Daw Park: +5 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Daw Park: -12 Administrative and Support Services, Daw Park: -3 Public Administration and Safety, Daw Park: -4 Education and Training, Daw Park: -1 Health Care and Social Assistance, Daw Park: +27 Arts and Recreation Services, Daw Park: +17 Other Services, Daw Park: -21 Inadequately described or not stated, Daw Park: 0
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 Daw Park in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (215 people or 18.3%)
  • Education and Training (124 people or 10.6%)
  • Retail Trade (112 people or 9.5%)

In combination, these three industries employed 451 people in total or 38.4% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Mitcham employed 17.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 12.7% in Education and Training; and 9.7% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (5.5% compared to 4.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (18.3% compared to 17.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (10.6% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (8.1% compared to 9.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Daw Park increased by 14 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Daw Park between 2006 and 2011.