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Mount Eliza

Industry sector of employment

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

Mount Eliza’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
Mount Eliza - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing380.51.5340.41.6+4
Mining80.10.3160.20.3-8
Manufacturing7319.09.885310.711.5-122
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services750.90.9630.80.7+12
Construction83710.313.07379.311.9+100
Wholesale trade3754.63.94315.44.3-56
Retail Trade94011.612.399012.512.8-50
Accommodation and Food Services4435.56.54575.86.4-14
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1431.83.01782.23.3-35
Information Media and Telecommunications1121.41.11111.41.2+1
Financial and Insurance Services3193.92.13063.92.2+13
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1842.31.91842.32.00
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8039.95.77129.05.1+91
Administrative and Support Services2623.23.52272.93.4+35
Public Administration and Safety3484.35.82933.75.8+55
Education and Training90411.18.286210.97.9+42
Health Care and Social Assistance1,03612.812.396612.211.4+70
Arts and Recreation Services1251.51.9961.21.9+29
Other Services2523.13.92453.13.8+7
Inadequately described or not stated1732.12.21832.32.6-10

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, Mount Eliza: 0.5% Mining, Mount Eliza: 0.1% Manufacturing, Mount Eliza: 9.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mount Eliza: 0.9% Construction, Mount Eliza: 10.3% Wholesale trade, Mount Eliza: 4.6% Retail Trade, Mount Eliza: 11.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Mount Eliza: 5.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mount Eliza: 1.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Mount Eliza: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Mount Eliza: 3.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mount Eliza: 2.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mount Eliza: 9.9% Administrative and Support Services, Mount Eliza: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Mount Eliza: 4.3% Education and Training, Mount Eliza: 11.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Mount Eliza: 12.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Mount Eliza: 1.5% Other Services, Mount Eliza: 3.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Mount Eliza: 2.1%
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, Mount Eliza: +4 Mining, Mount Eliza: -8 Manufacturing, Mount Eliza: -122 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mount Eliza: +12 Construction, Mount Eliza: +100 Wholesale trade, Mount Eliza: -56 Retail Trade, Mount Eliza: -50 Accommodation and Food Services, Mount Eliza: -14 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mount Eliza: -35 Information Media and Telecommunications, Mount Eliza: +1 Financial and Insurance Services, Mount Eliza: +13 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mount Eliza: 0 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mount Eliza: +91 Administrative and Support Services, Mount Eliza: +35 Public Administration and Safety, Mount Eliza: +55 Education and Training, Mount Eliza: +42 Health Care and Social Assistance, Mount Eliza: +70 Arts and Recreation Services, Mount Eliza: +29 Other Services, Mount Eliza: +7 Inadequately described or not stated, Mount Eliza: -10
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 Mount Eliza in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,036 people or 12.8%)
  • Retail Trade (940 people or 11.6%)
  • Education and Training (904 people or 11.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,880 people in total or 35.5% 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 8.2% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (9.9% compared to 5.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (11.1% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (3.9% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (10.3% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Mount Eliza increased by 164 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-122 persons)
  • Construction (+100 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+91 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+70 persons)