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Urrbrae - Springfield and District

Industry sector of employment

More Urrbrae - Springfield and District residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Urrbrae - Springfield and District’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
Urrbrae - Springfield and District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing60.70.6121.30.7-6
Mining70.80.860.70.7+1
Manufacturing506.06.1647.17.4-14
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services00.01.460.71.0-6
Construction455.45.9586.45.2-13
Wholesale trade253.03.0323.53.5-7
Retail Trade10112.19.710511.710.5-4
Accommodation and Food Services404.85.4535.95.6-13
Transport, Postal and Warehousing50.62.6252.82.7-20
Information Media and Telecommunications161.91.9242.72.1-8
Financial and Insurance Services394.74.1556.14.3-16
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services374.41.6222.51.6+15
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services11313.69.39510.79.0+18
Administrative and Support Services242.92.9323.62.9-8
Public Administration and Safety404.88.1394.47.5+1
Education and Training9711.712.7728.012.4+25
Health Care and Social Assistance13215.917.312914.416.3+3
Arts and Recreation Services161.91.6182.01.5-2
Other Services192.33.4273.03.4-8
Inadequately described or not stated202.41.5232.61.6-3

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, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 0.7% Mining, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 0.8% Manufacturing, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 6.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 0.0% Construction, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 5.4% Wholesale trade, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 3.0% Retail Trade, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 12.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 4.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 0.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 4.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 4.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 13.6% Administrative and Support Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 4.8% Education and Training, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 11.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 15.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 1.9% Other Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 2.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 2.4%
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, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -6 Mining, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: +1 Manufacturing, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -14 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -6 Construction, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -13 Wholesale trade, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -7 Retail Trade, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -4 Accommodation and Food Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -13 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -20 Information Media and Telecommunications, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -8 Financial and Insurance Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -16 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: +15 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: +18 Administrative and Support Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -8 Public Administration and Safety, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: +1 Education and Training, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: +25 Health Care and Social Assistance, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: +3 Arts and Recreation Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -2 Other Services, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -8 Inadequately described or not stated, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -3
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 Urrbrae - Springfield and District in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (132 people or 15.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (113 people or 13.6%)
  • Retail Trade (101 people or 12.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 346 people in total or 41.6% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Mitcham employed 17.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.3% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 9.7% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Urrbrae - Springfield and District and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (13.6% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in rental, hiring and real estate services (4.4% compared to 1.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (12.1% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (4.8% compared to 8.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Urrbrae - Springfield and District decreased by 64 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Urrbrae - Springfield and District between 2006 and 2011.