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Green Wedge

Industry sector of employment

More Green Wedge residents worked in construction than any other industry in 2011.

Green Wedge’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
Green Wedge - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40310.81.541310.51.6-10
Mining90.20.3120.30.3-3
Manufacturing3469.39.841810.611.5-72
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services270.70.9310.80.7-4
Construction46712.513.041710.611.9+50
Wholesale trade1313.53.91574.04.3-26
Retail Trade3619.712.339210.012.8-31
Accommodation and Food Services2246.06.52205.66.4+4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1213.23.01132.93.3+7
Information Media and Telecommunications190.51.1411.01.2-22
Financial and Insurance Services591.62.1832.12.2-23
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services661.81.9792.02.0-13
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2586.95.72726.95.1-15
Administrative and Support Services1323.53.51193.03.4+13
Public Administration and Safety962.65.81523.95.8-56
Education and Training2767.48.22947.57.9-18
Health Care and Social Assistance37910.112.33739.511.4+6
Arts and Recreation Services1273.41.9972.51.9+31
Other Services1313.53.91233.13.8+8
Inadequately described or not stated1022.72.21263.22.6-24

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, Green Wedge: 10.8% Mining, Green Wedge: 0.2% Manufacturing, Green Wedge: 9.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Green Wedge: 0.7% Construction, Green Wedge: 12.5% Wholesale trade, Green Wedge: 3.5% Retail Trade, Green Wedge: 9.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Green Wedge: 6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Green Wedge: 3.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Green Wedge: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Green Wedge: 1.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Green Wedge: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Green Wedge: 6.9% Administrative and Support Services, Green Wedge: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Green Wedge: 2.6% Education and Training, Green Wedge: 7.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Green Wedge: 10.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Green Wedge: 3.4% Other Services, Green Wedge: 3.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Green Wedge: 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, Green Wedge: -10 Mining, Green Wedge: -3 Manufacturing, Green Wedge: -72 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Green Wedge: -4 Construction, Green Wedge: +50 Wholesale trade, Green Wedge: -26 Retail Trade, Green Wedge: -31 Accommodation and Food Services, Green Wedge: +4 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Green Wedge: +7 Information Media and Telecommunications, Green Wedge: -22 Financial and Insurance Services, Green Wedge: -23 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Green Wedge: -13 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Green Wedge: -15 Administrative and Support Services, Green Wedge: +13 Public Administration and Safety, Green Wedge: -56 Education and Training, Green Wedge: -18 Health Care and Social Assistance, Green Wedge: +6 Arts and Recreation Services, Green Wedge: +31 Other Services, Green Wedge: +8 Inadequately described or not stated, Green Wedge: -24
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 Green Wedge in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (467 people or 12.5%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (403 people or 10.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (379 people or 10.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,249 people in total or 33.4% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (10.8% compared to 1.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (2.6% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (9.7% compared to 12.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (10.1% compared to 12.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Green Wedge decreased by 198 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-72 persons)
  • Public Administration and Safety (-56 persons)
  • Construction (+50 persons)