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Torrens Park - Lynton

Industry sector of employment

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

Torrens Park - Lynton’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
Torrens Park - Lynton - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.6181.30.7-18
Mining130.90.890.70.7+4
Manufacturing825.96.1775.67.4+5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services161.11.460.51.0+10
Construction634.55.9433.15.2+20
Wholesale trade533.83.0725.23.5-18
Retail Trade1319.39.715811.410.5-27
Accommodation and Food Services765.45.4695.05.6+7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing241.72.6332.42.7-9
Information Media and Telecommunications211.51.9382.72.1-16
Financial and Insurance Services745.24.1745.44.3-1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services423.01.6322.31.6+10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services15310.89.314710.69.0+6
Administrative and Support Services392.82.9251.82.9+14
Public Administration and Safety936.68.11027.47.5-9
Education and Training18212.912.718313.212.4-2
Health Care and Social Assistance23516.717.320514.816.3+31
Arts and Recreation Services342.41.6231.71.5+11
Other Services523.73.4463.43.4+6
Inadequately described or not stated221.61.5241.71.6-2

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, Torrens Park - Lynton: 0.0% Mining, Torrens Park - Lynton: 0.9% Manufacturing, Torrens Park - Lynton: 5.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: 1.1% Construction, Torrens Park - Lynton: 4.5% Wholesale trade, Torrens Park - Lynton: 3.8% Retail Trade, Torrens Park - Lynton: 9.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Torrens Park - Lynton: 1.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Torrens Park - Lynton: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: 5.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: 3.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: 10.8% Administrative and Support Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Torrens Park - Lynton: 6.6% Education and Training, Torrens Park - Lynton: 12.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Torrens Park - Lynton: 16.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: 2.4% Other Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: 3.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Torrens Park - Lynton: 1.6%
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, Torrens Park - Lynton: -18 Mining, Torrens Park - Lynton: +4 Manufacturing, Torrens Park - Lynton: +5 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: +10 Construction, Torrens Park - Lynton: +20 Wholesale trade, Torrens Park - Lynton: -18 Retail Trade, Torrens Park - Lynton: -27 Accommodation and Food Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: +7 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Torrens Park - Lynton: -9 Information Media and Telecommunications, Torrens Park - Lynton: -16 Financial and Insurance Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: -1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: +10 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: +6 Administrative and Support Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: +14 Public Administration and Safety, Torrens Park - Lynton: -9 Education and Training, Torrens Park - Lynton: -2 Health Care and Social Assistance, Torrens Park - Lynton: +31 Arts and Recreation Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: +11 Other Services, Torrens Park - Lynton: +6 Inadequately described or not stated, Torrens Park - Lynton: -2
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 Torrens Park - Lynton in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (235 people or 16.7%)
  • Education and Training (182 people or 12.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (153 people or 10.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 570 people in total or 40.5% 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 9.3% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (10.8% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in rental, hiring and real estate services (3.0% compared to 1.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (6.6% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (4.5% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Torrens Park - Lynton increased by 21 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Torrens Park - Lynton between 2006 and 2011.