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Westbourne Park

Industry sector of employment

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

Westbourne 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
Westbourne Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.690.70.7-9
Mining141.10.880.60.7+6
Manufacturing786.06.1785.87.40
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services171.31.4151.11.0+2
Construction705.45.9604.55.2+10
Wholesale trade443.43.0695.23.5-25
Retail Trade13810.69.71329.910.5+6
Accommodation and Food Services665.15.4816.15.6-15
Transport, Postal and Warehousing342.62.6403.02.7-6
Information Media and Telecommunications302.31.9151.12.1+15
Financial and Insurance Services584.54.1715.34.3-13
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services251.91.6151.11.6+10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services15211.79.315611.79.0-4
Administrative and Support Services292.22.9392.92.9-10
Public Administration and Safety1037.98.1957.17.5+8
Education and Training15612.012.715111.312.4+5
Health Care and Social Assistance21116.217.321416.016.3-3
Arts and Recreation Services211.61.6282.11.5-7
Other Services362.83.4372.83.4-1
Inadequately described or not stated201.51.5221.61.6-2

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, Westbourne Park: 0.0% Mining, Westbourne Park: 1.1% Manufacturing, Westbourne Park: 6.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Westbourne Park: 1.3% Construction, Westbourne Park: 5.4% Wholesale trade, Westbourne Park: 3.4% Retail Trade, Westbourne Park: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Westbourne Park: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Westbourne Park: 2.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Westbourne Park: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Westbourne Park: 4.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Westbourne Park: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Westbourne Park: 11.7% Administrative and Support Services, Westbourne Park: 2.2% Public Administration and Safety, Westbourne Park: 7.9% Education and Training, Westbourne Park: 12.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Westbourne Park: 16.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Westbourne Park: 1.6% Other Services, Westbourne Park: 2.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Westbourne Park: 1.5%
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, Westbourne Park: -9 Mining, Westbourne Park: +6 Manufacturing, Westbourne Park: 0 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Westbourne Park: +2 Construction, Westbourne Park: +10 Wholesale trade, Westbourne Park: -25 Retail Trade, Westbourne Park: +6 Accommodation and Food Services, Westbourne Park: -15 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Westbourne Park: -6 Information Media and Telecommunications, Westbourne Park: +15 Financial and Insurance Services, Westbourne Park: -13 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Westbourne Park: +10 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Westbourne Park: -4 Administrative and Support Services, Westbourne Park: -10 Public Administration and Safety, Westbourne Park: +8 Education and Training, Westbourne Park: +5 Health Care and Social Assistance, Westbourne Park: -3 Arts and Recreation Services, Westbourne Park: -7 Other Services, Westbourne Park: -1 Inadequately described or not stated, Westbourne Park: -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 Westbourne Park in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (211 people or 16.2%)
  • Education and Training (156 people or 12.0%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (152 people or 11.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 519 people in total or 39.9% 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 Westbourne Park and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (11.7% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (16.2% compared to 17.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Westbourne Park decreased by 33 between 2006 and 2011.

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