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Mount Martha

Industry sector of employment

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

Mount Martha’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 Martha - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing260.31.5300.41.6-4
Mining200.30.3420.60.3-22
Manufacturing7189.19.875511.211.5-37
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services540.70.9470.70.7+7
Construction1,01712.913.081012.011.9+207
Wholesale trade3514.43.93064.54.3+45
Retail Trade96912.312.387012.912.8+99
Accommodation and Food Services4705.96.53715.56.4+99
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1972.53.02043.03.3-7
Information Media and Telecommunications901.11.1871.31.2+3
Financial and Insurance Services1902.42.11832.72.2+7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1692.11.91221.82.0+47
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5527.05.73805.65.1+172
Administrative and Support Services2633.33.51762.63.4+87
Public Administration and Safety3644.65.82994.45.8+65
Education and Training85210.88.268210.17.9+170
Health Care and Social Assistance1,04613.212.386412.811.4+182
Arts and Recreation Services1171.51.91251.81.9-8
Other Services2893.73.92724.03.8+17
Inadequately described or not stated1491.92.21432.12.6+6

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 Martha: 0.3% Mining, Mount Martha: 0.3% Manufacturing, Mount Martha: 9.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mount Martha: 0.7% Construction, Mount Martha: 12.9% Wholesale trade, Mount Martha: 4.4% Retail Trade, Mount Martha: 12.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Mount Martha: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mount Martha: 2.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Mount Martha: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Mount Martha: 2.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mount Martha: 2.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mount Martha: 7.0% Administrative and Support Services, Mount Martha: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Mount Martha: 4.6% Education and Training, Mount Martha: 10.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Mount Martha: 13.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Mount Martha: 1.5% Other Services, Mount Martha: 3.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Mount Martha: 1.9%
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 Martha: -4 Mining, Mount Martha: -22 Manufacturing, Mount Martha: -37 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mount Martha: +7 Construction, Mount Martha: +207 Wholesale trade, Mount Martha: +45 Retail Trade, Mount Martha: +99 Accommodation and Food Services, Mount Martha: +99 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mount Martha: -7 Information Media and Telecommunications, Mount Martha: +3 Financial and Insurance Services, Mount Martha: +7 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mount Martha: +47 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mount Martha: +172 Administrative and Support Services, Mount Martha: +87 Public Administration and Safety, Mount Martha: +65 Education and Training, Mount Martha: +170 Health Care and Social Assistance, Mount Martha: +182 Arts and Recreation Services, Mount Martha: -8 Other Services, Mount Martha: +17 Inadequately described or not stated, Mount Martha: +6
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 Martha in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,046 people or 13.2%)
  • Construction (1,017 people or 12.9%)
  • Retail Trade (969 people or 12.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 3,032 people in total or 38.4% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (10.8% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (7.0% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (0.3% compared to 1.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (4.6% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Mount Martha increased by 1,132 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Construction (+207 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+182 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+172 persons)
  • Education and Training (+170 persons)