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Ashwood - Burwood

Industry sector of employment

More Ashwood - Burwood residents worked in professional, scientific and technical services than any other industry in 2011.

Ashwood - Burwood’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
Ashwood - Burwood - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing30.10.230.10.20
Mining00.00.270.20.1-7
Manufacturing2787.19.93489.612.2-70
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services240.60.9260.70.8-2
Construction2185.55.72045.65.3+14
Wholesale trade2305.85.92095.76.3+21
Retail Trade39710.111.237910.411.8+18
Accommodation and Food Services2015.16.72236.15.9-22
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1423.63.51183.23.5+24
Information Media and Telecommunications1213.12.51183.22.7+3
Financial and Insurance Services2787.15.62336.45.3+45
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services721.81.3691.91.3+3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services49912.710.642011.59.9+79
Administrative and Support Services1433.63.51223.43.5+21
Public Administration and Safety1844.74.21774.94.3+7
Education and Training39210.09.43549.79.2+38
Health Care and Social Assistance44211.211.337110.210.1+71
Arts and Recreation Services822.11.4561.51.4+26
Other Services1624.13.51263.53.6+36
Inadequately described or not stated701.82.5752.12.3-5

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 Monash: 0.2% Mining, City of Monash: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Monash: 9.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Monash: 0.9% Construction, City of Monash: 5.7% Wholesale trade, City of Monash: 5.9% Retail Trade, City of Monash: 11.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Monash: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Monash: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Monash: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Monash: 5.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Monash: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Monash: 10.6% Administrative and Support Services, City of Monash: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Monash: 4.2% Education and Training, City of Monash: 9.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Monash: 11.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Monash: 1.4% Other Services, City of Monash: 3.5% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Monash: 2.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Ashwood - Burwood: 0.1% Mining, Ashwood - Burwood: 0.0% Manufacturing, Ashwood - Burwood: 7.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Ashwood - Burwood: 0.6% Construction, Ashwood - Burwood: 5.5% Wholesale trade, Ashwood - Burwood: 5.8% Retail Trade, Ashwood - Burwood: 10.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Ashwood - Burwood: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Ashwood - Burwood: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Ashwood - Burwood: 3.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Ashwood - Burwood: 7.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Ashwood - Burwood: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Ashwood - Burwood: 12.7% Administrative and Support Services, Ashwood - Burwood: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Ashwood - Burwood: 4.7% Education and Training, Ashwood - Burwood: 10.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Ashwood - Burwood: 11.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Ashwood - Burwood: 2.1% Other Services, Ashwood - Burwood: 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Ashwood - Burwood: 1.8%
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, Ashwood - Burwood: 0 Mining, Ashwood - Burwood: -7 Manufacturing, Ashwood - Burwood: -70 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Ashwood - Burwood: -2 Construction, Ashwood - Burwood: +14 Wholesale trade, Ashwood - Burwood: +21 Retail Trade, Ashwood - Burwood: +18 Accommodation and Food Services, Ashwood - Burwood: -22 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Ashwood - Burwood: +24 Information Media and Telecommunications, Ashwood - Burwood: +3 Financial and Insurance Services, Ashwood - Burwood: +45 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Ashwood - Burwood: +3 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Ashwood - Burwood: +79 Administrative and Support Services, Ashwood - Burwood: +21 Public Administration and Safety, Ashwood - Burwood: +7 Education and Training, Ashwood - Burwood: +38 Health Care and Social Assistance, Ashwood - Burwood: +71 Arts and Recreation Services, Ashwood - Burwood: +26 Other Services, Ashwood - Burwood: +36 Inadequately described or not stated, Ashwood - Burwood: -5
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 Ashwood - Burwood in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (499 people or 12.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (442 people or 11.2%)
  • Retail Trade (397 people or 10.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,338 people in total or 34.0% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Monash employed 10.6% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 11.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 11.2% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Ashwood - Burwood and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (12.7% compared to 10.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (7.1% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (7.1% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (5.1% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Ashwood - Burwood increased by 300 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Ashwood - Burwood were for those employed in:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+79 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+71 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-70 persons)