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Wheelers Hill

Industry sector of employment

More Wheelers Hill residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

Wheelers Hill’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
Wheelers Hill - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.00.2310.30.2-27
Mining80.10.2180.20.1-10
Manufacturing99210.69.91,31613.112.2-324
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services570.60.9920.90.8-35
Construction5976.45.75625.65.3+35
Wholesale trade6507.05.96986.96.3-48
Retail Trade1,06811.411.21,25212.411.8-184
Accommodation and Food Services5315.76.75455.45.9-14
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2572.83.52712.73.5-14
Information Media and Telecommunications2542.72.52602.62.7-6
Financial and Insurance Services5686.15.65675.65.3+1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1271.41.31251.21.3+2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,00710.810.69789.79.9+29
Administrative and Support Services2763.03.53053.03.5-29
Public Administration and Safety3914.24.23873.84.3+4
Education and Training8389.09.49018.99.2-63
Health Care and Social Assistance1,04411.211.31,06810.610.1-24
Arts and Recreation Services931.01.41481.51.4-55
Other Services3403.63.53483.53.6-8
Inadequately described or not stated2362.52.52092.12.3+27

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, Wheelers Hill: 0.0% Mining, Wheelers Hill: 0.1% Manufacturing, Wheelers Hill: 10.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wheelers Hill: 0.6% Construction, Wheelers Hill: 6.4% Wholesale trade, Wheelers Hill: 7.0% Retail Trade, Wheelers Hill: 11.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Wheelers Hill: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wheelers Hill: 2.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wheelers Hill: 2.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Wheelers Hill: 6.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wheelers Hill: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wheelers Hill: 10.8% Administrative and Support Services, Wheelers Hill: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, Wheelers Hill: 4.2% Education and Training, Wheelers Hill: 9.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wheelers Hill: 11.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Wheelers Hill: 1.0% Other Services, Wheelers Hill: 3.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Wheelers Hill: 2.5%
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, Wheelers Hill: -27 Mining, Wheelers Hill: -10 Manufacturing, Wheelers Hill: -324 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wheelers Hill: -35 Construction, Wheelers Hill: +35 Wholesale trade, Wheelers Hill: -48 Retail Trade, Wheelers Hill: -184 Accommodation and Food Services, Wheelers Hill: -14 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wheelers Hill: -14 Information Media and Telecommunications, Wheelers Hill: -6 Financial and Insurance Services, Wheelers Hill: +1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wheelers Hill: +2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wheelers Hill: +29 Administrative and Support Services, Wheelers Hill: -29 Public Administration and Safety, Wheelers Hill: +4 Education and Training, Wheelers Hill: -63 Health Care and Social Assistance, Wheelers Hill: -24 Arts and Recreation Services, Wheelers Hill: -55 Other Services, Wheelers Hill: -8 Inadequately described or not stated, Wheelers Hill: +27
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 Wheelers Hill in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (1,068 people or 11.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,044 people or 11.2%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1,007 people or 10.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 3,119 people in total or 33.4% of the total employed resident population.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Wheelers Hill and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in wholesale trade (7.0% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (5.7% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Wheelers Hill decreased by 743 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Wheelers Hill were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-324 persons)
  • Retail Trade (-184 persons)
  • Education and Training (-63 persons)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (-55 persons)