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Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt

Industry sector of employment

More Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt’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
Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing110.60.6140.80.7-3
Mining30.20.890.50.7-6
Manufacturing864.96.11276.97.4-41
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services201.11.4201.11.0+1
Construction1397.85.91196.55.2+21
Wholesale trade462.63.0623.43.5-16
Retail Trade1669.39.71799.810.5-13
Accommodation and Food Services925.25.4884.85.6+4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing402.32.6593.22.7-19
Information Media and Telecommunications502.81.9351.92.1+16
Financial and Insurance Services472.74.1542.94.3-7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services251.41.670.41.6+18
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1609.09.31437.89.0+17
Administrative and Support Services362.02.9553.02.9-19
Public Administration and Safety1387.88.11558.47.5-17
Education and Training26915.112.725213.712.4+17
Health Care and Social Assistance31117.517.332817.816.3-16
Arts and Recreation Services452.61.6502.71.5-4
Other Services693.93.4573.13.4+12
Inadequately described or not stated221.21.5261.41.6-4

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, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 0.6% Mining, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 0.2% Manufacturing, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 4.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 1.1% Construction, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 7.8% Wholesale trade, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 2.6% Retail Trade, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 9.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 5.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 2.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 2.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 9.0% Administrative and Support Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 2.0% Public Administration and Safety, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 7.8% Education and Training, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 15.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 17.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 2.6% Other Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 3.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 1.2%
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, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -3 Mining, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -6 Manufacturing, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -41 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +1 Construction, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +21 Wholesale trade, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -16 Retail Trade, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -13 Accommodation and Food Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +4 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -19 Information Media and Telecommunications, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +16 Financial and Insurance Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -7 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +18 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +17 Administrative and Support Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -19 Public Administration and Safety, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -17 Education and Training, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +17 Health Care and Social Assistance, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -16 Arts and Recreation Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -4 Other Services, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +12 Inadequately described or not stated, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -4
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 Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (311 people or 17.5%)
  • Education and Training (269 people or 15.1%)
  • Retail Trade (166 people or 9.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 746 people in total or 42.0% 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 Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (15.1% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (7.8% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (2.7% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (4.9% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt decreased by 60 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt between 2006 and 2011.