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Baxter - Pearcedale

Industry sector of employment

More Baxter - Pearcedale residents worked in construction than any other industry in 2011.

Baxter - Pearcedale’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
Baxter - Pearcedale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing312.61.5353.11.6-4
Mining00.00.300.00.30
Manufacturing17114.29.820217.711.5-31
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services151.20.980.70.7+6
Construction18415.213.013311.711.9+50
Wholesale trade494.13.9625.44.3-13
Retail Trade13411.112.314412.612.8-10
Accommodation and Food Services574.76.5403.56.4+16
Transport, Postal and Warehousing615.13.0625.43.30
Information Media and Telecommunications131.11.1242.11.2-11
Financial and Insurance Services332.72.1262.32.2+7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services00.01.9211.92.0-21
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services635.25.7363.15.1+27
Administrative and Support Services554.63.5353.03.4+20
Public Administration and Safety383.25.8454.05.8-7
Education and Training705.88.2605.27.9+11
Health Care and Social Assistance13611.212.312510.911.4+11
Arts and Recreation Services201.71.9111.01.9+9
Other Services554.53.9373.23.8+18
Inadequately described or not stated252.02.2363.22.6-12

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, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.5% Mining, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.3% Manufacturing, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 9.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.9% Construction, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 13.0% Wholesale trade, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.9% Retail Trade, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 12.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 5.7% Administrative and Support Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 5.8% Education and Training, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 8.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 12.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.9% Other Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Baxter - Pearcedale: 2.6% Mining, Baxter - Pearcedale: 0.0% Manufacturing, Baxter - Pearcedale: 14.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: 1.2% Construction, Baxter - Pearcedale: 15.2% Wholesale trade, Baxter - Pearcedale: 4.1% Retail Trade, Baxter - Pearcedale: 11.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: 4.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Baxter - Pearcedale: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Baxter - Pearcedale: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: 0.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: 5.2% Administrative and Support Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: 4.6% Public Administration and Safety, Baxter - Pearcedale: 3.2% Education and Training, Baxter - Pearcedale: 5.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Baxter - Pearcedale: 11.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: 1.7% Other Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: 4.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Baxter - Pearcedale: 2.0%
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, Baxter - Pearcedale: -4 Mining, Baxter - Pearcedale: 0 Manufacturing, Baxter - Pearcedale: -31 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: +6 Construction, Baxter - Pearcedale: +50 Wholesale trade, Baxter - Pearcedale: -13 Retail Trade, Baxter - Pearcedale: -10 Accommodation and Food Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: +16 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Baxter - Pearcedale: 0 Information Media and Telecommunications, Baxter - Pearcedale: -11 Financial and Insurance Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: +7 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: -21 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: +27 Administrative and Support Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: +20 Public Administration and Safety, Baxter - Pearcedale: -7 Education and Training, Baxter - Pearcedale: +11 Health Care and Social Assistance, Baxter - Pearcedale: +11 Arts and Recreation Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: +9 Other Services, Baxter - Pearcedale: +18 Inadequately described or not stated, Baxter - Pearcedale: -12
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 Baxter - Pearcedale in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (184 people or 15.2%)
  • Manufacturing (171 people or 14.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (136 people or 11.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 491 people in total or 40.6% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Mornington Peninsula Shire employed 13.0% in Construction; 9.8% in Manufacturing; and 12.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Baxter - Pearcedale and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (14.2% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (15.2% compared to 13.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (3.2% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (5.8% compared to 8.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Baxter - Pearcedale increased by 67 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Baxter - Pearcedale was for those employed in:

  • Construction (+50 persons)