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Mornington

Industry sector of employment

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

Mornington’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
Mornington - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing300.31.5700.81.6-40
Mining70.10.3190.20.3-12
Manufacturing1,00510.29.81,03611.511.5-31
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1011.00.9480.50.7+53
Construction1,20112.213.01,02111.411.9+180
Wholesale trade4354.43.94214.74.3+14
Retail Trade1,21812.412.31,19013.312.8+28
Accommodation and Food Services5815.96.55205.86.4+61
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2923.03.03143.53.3-22
Information Media and Telecommunications1011.01.11131.31.2-12
Financial and Insurance Services2542.62.12282.52.2+26
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2042.11.91912.12.0+13
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5495.65.74505.05.1+99
Administrative and Support Services3273.33.53103.53.4+17
Public Administration and Safety4404.55.84294.85.8+11
Education and Training8378.58.26847.67.9+153
Health Care and Social Assistance1,47015.012.31,19913.411.4+271
Arts and Recreation Services1881.91.91942.21.9-6
Other Services3904.03.93554.03.8+35
Inadequately described or not stated1781.82.21832.02.6-5

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, 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, Mornington: 0.3% Mining, Mornington: 0.1% Manufacturing, Mornington: 10.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mornington: 1.0% Construction, Mornington: 12.2% Wholesale trade, Mornington: 4.4% Retail Trade, Mornington: 12.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Mornington: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mornington: 3.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Mornington: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Mornington: 2.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mornington: 2.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mornington: 5.6% Administrative and Support Services, Mornington: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Mornington: 4.5% Education and Training, Mornington: 8.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Mornington: 15.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Mornington: 1.9% Other Services, Mornington: 4.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Mornington: 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, Mornington: -40 Mining, Mornington: -12 Manufacturing, Mornington: -31 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mornington: +53 Construction, Mornington: +180 Wholesale trade, Mornington: +14 Retail Trade, Mornington: +28 Accommodation and Food Services, Mornington: +61 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mornington: -22 Information Media and Telecommunications, Mornington: -12 Financial and Insurance Services, Mornington: +26 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mornington: +13 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mornington: +99 Administrative and Support Services, Mornington: +17 Public Administration and Safety, Mornington: +11 Education and Training, Mornington: +153 Health Care and Social Assistance, Mornington: +271 Arts and Recreation Services, Mornington: -6 Other Services, Mornington: +35 Inadequately described or not stated, Mornington: -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 Mornington in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,470 people or 15.0%)
  • Retail Trade (1,218 people or 12.4%)
  • Construction (1,201 people or 12.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 3,889 people in total or 39.7% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (15.0% compared to 12.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (4.5% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (0.3% compared to 1.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Mornington increased by 830 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+271 persons)
  • Construction (+180 persons)
  • Education and Training (+153 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+99 persons)