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Eden Hills

Industry sector of employment

More Eden Hills residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Eden Hills’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
Eden Hills - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing100.70.600.00.7+10
Mining70.50.890.60.7-2
Manufacturing966.46.11087.47.4-12
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services161.11.4181.21.0-2
Construction966.45.9735.05.2+23
Wholesale trade382.53.0513.53.5-13
Retail Trade1298.59.71329.110.5-3
Accommodation and Food Services835.55.4765.25.6+7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing392.62.6533.62.7-14
Information Media and Telecommunications271.81.9292.02.1-2
Financial and Insurance Services513.44.1443.04.3+7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services271.81.690.61.6+18
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1278.49.31157.99.0+12
Administrative and Support Services402.72.9664.52.9-26
Public Administration and Safety1268.38.11016.97.5+25
Education and Training21714.412.721614.812.4+1
Health Care and Social Assistance25616.917.324817.016.3+8
Arts and Recreation Services362.41.6271.91.5+9
Other Services624.13.4614.23.4+1
Inadequately described or not stated281.91.5211.41.6+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 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, Eden Hills: 0.7% Mining, Eden Hills: 0.5% Manufacturing, Eden Hills: 6.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Eden Hills: 1.1% Construction, Eden Hills: 6.4% Wholesale trade, Eden Hills: 2.5% Retail Trade, Eden Hills: 8.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Eden Hills: 5.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Eden Hills: 2.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Eden Hills: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Eden Hills: 3.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Eden Hills: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Eden Hills: 8.4% Administrative and Support Services, Eden Hills: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Eden Hills: 8.3% Education and Training, Eden Hills: 14.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Eden Hills: 16.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Eden Hills: 2.4% Other Services, Eden Hills: 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Eden Hills: 1.9%
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, Eden Hills: +10 Mining, Eden Hills: -2 Manufacturing, Eden Hills: -12 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Eden Hills: -2 Construction, Eden Hills: +23 Wholesale trade, Eden Hills: -13 Retail Trade, Eden Hills: -3 Accommodation and Food Services, Eden Hills: +7 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Eden Hills: -14 Information Media and Telecommunications, Eden Hills: -2 Financial and Insurance Services, Eden Hills: +7 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Eden Hills: +18 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Eden Hills: +12 Administrative and Support Services, Eden Hills: -26 Public Administration and Safety, Eden Hills: +25 Education and Training, Eden Hills: +1 Health Care and Social Assistance, Eden Hills: +8 Arts and Recreation Services, Eden Hills: +9 Other Services, Eden Hills: +1 Inadequately described or not stated, Eden Hills: +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 Eden Hills in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (256 people or 16.9%)
  • Education and Training (217 people or 14.4%)
  • Retail Trade (129 people or 8.5%)

In combination, these three industries employed 602 people in total or 39.8% 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 Eden Hills and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (14.4% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (8.5% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Eden Hills increased by 52 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Eden Hills between 2006 and 2011.