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Dromana - Safety Beach

Industry sector of employment

More Dromana - Safety Beach residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

Dromana - Safety Beach’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
Dromana - Safety Beach - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing331.01.5311.01.6+3
Mining140.40.3120.40.3+2
Manufacturing34410.09.831510.511.5+29
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services270.80.9280.90.70
Construction50014.513.039013.011.9+110
Wholesale trade1223.53.91204.04.3+2
Retail Trade52515.212.349816.612.8+28
Accommodation and Food Services2106.16.51976.66.4+13
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1023.03.01023.43.30
Information Media and Telecommunications170.51.1200.71.2-2
Financial and Insurance Services621.82.1411.42.2+22
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services952.81.9782.62.0+18
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1574.65.71324.45.1+25
Administrative and Support Services1273.73.5792.63.4+48
Public Administration and Safety1263.75.81555.25.8-29
Education and Training2758.08.22177.27.9+58
Health Care and Social Assistance41111.912.333411.111.4+77
Arts and Recreation Services551.61.9491.61.9+7
Other Services1524.43.91103.73.8+43
Inadequately described or not stated942.72.2933.12.6+1

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, Dromana - Safety Beach: 1.0% Mining, Dromana - Safety Beach: 0.4% Manufacturing, Dromana - Safety Beach: 10.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: 0.8% Construction, Dromana - Safety Beach: 14.5% Wholesale trade, Dromana - Safety Beach: 3.5% Retail Trade, Dromana - Safety Beach: 15.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: 6.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Dromana - Safety Beach: 3.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Dromana - Safety Beach: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: 1.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: 2.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: 4.6% Administrative and Support Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, Dromana - Safety Beach: 3.7% Education and Training, Dromana - Safety Beach: 8.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Dromana - Safety Beach: 11.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: 1.6% Other Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: 4.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Dromana - Safety Beach: 2.7%
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, Dromana - Safety Beach: +3 Mining, Dromana - Safety Beach: +2 Manufacturing, Dromana - Safety Beach: +29 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: 0 Construction, Dromana - Safety Beach: +110 Wholesale trade, Dromana - Safety Beach: +2 Retail Trade, Dromana - Safety Beach: +28 Accommodation and Food Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: +13 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Dromana - Safety Beach: 0 Information Media and Telecommunications, Dromana - Safety Beach: -2 Financial and Insurance Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: +22 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: +18 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: +25 Administrative and Support Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: +48 Public Administration and Safety, Dromana - Safety Beach: -29 Education and Training, Dromana - Safety Beach: +58 Health Care and Social Assistance, Dromana - Safety Beach: +77 Arts and Recreation Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: +7 Other Services, Dromana - Safety Beach: +43 Inadequately described or not stated, Dromana - Safety Beach: +1
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 Dromana - Safety Beach in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (525 people or 15.2%)
  • Construction (500 people or 14.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (411 people or 11.9%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,436 people in total or 41.6% of the total employed resident population.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Dromana - Safety Beach and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (15.2% compared to 12.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (14.5% compared to 13.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (3.7% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (4.6% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Dromana - Safety Beach increased by 452 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Construction (+110 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+77 persons)
  • Education and Training (+58 persons)