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Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat

Industry sector of employment

More Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat’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
Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing14210.61.516711.21.6-24
Mining30.20.340.20.3-1
Manufacturing1239.29.816210.911.5-39
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services30.20.990.60.7-6
Construction1339.913.015410.311.9-21
Wholesale trade473.53.9372.54.3+10
Retail Trade1208.912.31228.212.8-2
Accommodation and Food Services947.06.5946.36.4-1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing241.83.0412.73.3-17
Information Media and Telecommunications20.21.1120.81.2-10
Financial and Insurance Services292.12.1302.02.2-1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services282.11.9312.12.0-3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1128.35.71177.95.1-5
Administrative and Support Services453.43.5473.13.4-2
Public Administration and Safety342.55.8553.75.8-21
Education and Training1309.68.21318.87.9-1
Health Care and Social Assistance16412.212.316411.011.40
Arts and Recreation Services362.71.9231.61.9+13
Other Services372.73.9302.03.8+7
Inadequately described or not stated392.92.2594.02.6-20

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, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 10.6% Mining, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0.2% Manufacturing, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 9.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0.2% Construction, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 9.9% Wholesale trade, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 3.5% Retail Trade, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 8.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 7.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 1.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 2.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 2.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 8.3% Administrative and Support Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 2.5% Education and Training, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 9.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 12.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 2.7% Other Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 2.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 2.9%
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, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -24 Mining, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -1 Manufacturing, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -39 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -6 Construction, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -21 Wholesale trade, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +10 Retail Trade, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -2 Accommodation and Food Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -1 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -17 Information Media and Telecommunications, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -10 Financial and Insurance Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -3 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -5 Administrative and Support Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -2 Public Administration and Safety, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -21 Education and Training, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -1 Health Care and Social Assistance, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0 Arts and Recreation Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +13 Other Services, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +7 Inadequately described or not stated, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -20
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 Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (164 people or 12.2%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (142 people or 10.6%)
  • Construction (133 people or 9.9%)

In combination, these three industries employed 439 people in total or 32.7% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Mornington Peninsula Shire employed 12.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 1.5% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 13.0% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (10.6% compared to 1.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (8.9% compared to 12.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (2.5% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (9.9% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat decreased by 144 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat between 2006 and 2011.