Alexandra Hills
Industry sector of employment

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

Alexandra Hills’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
Alexandra Hills - Total persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Redland City %Number%Redland City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing280.30.6250.30.7+3
Mining310.41.0470.50.7-15
Manufacturing1,01211.810.61,18413.812.3-172
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1081.31.2700.80.9+38
Construction92310.810.988610.310.6+37
Retail Trade1,08912.711.41,15113.412.6-61
Wholesale trade4785.64.94785.65.60
Accommodation and Food Services4455.25.44745.55.3-29
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5486.45.95316.25.8+17
Information Media and Telecommunications821.01.41752.01.5-94
Financial and Insurance Services2082.42.92352.73.0-27
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services981.11.71271.52.0-28
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4064.76.23644.25.3+42
Administrative and Support Services2973.53.42803.33.4+17
Public Administration and Safety5316.25.94885.75.7+42
Education and Training5426.37.25176.06.6+26
Health Care and Social Assistance1,09412.711.890610.610.0+188
Arts and Recreation Services1051.21.2821.01.1+24
Other Services4024.74.33694.34.3+33
Inadequately described or not stated1561.82.21992.32.6-43

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2011
Industry sector of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Redland City: 0.6% Mining, Redland City: 1.0% Manufacturing, Redland City: 10.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Redland City: 1.2% Construction, Redland City: 10.9% Retail Trade, Redland City: 11.4% Wholesale trade, Redland City: 4.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Redland City: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Redland City: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Redland City: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Redland City: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Redland City: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Redland City: 6.2% Administrative and Support Services, Redland City: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Redland City: 5.9% Education and Training, Redland City: 7.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Redland City: 11.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Redland City: 1.2% Other Services, Redland City: 4.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Redland City: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Alexandra Hills: 0.3% Mining, Alexandra Hills: 0.4% Manufacturing, Alexandra Hills: 11.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Alexandra Hills: 1.3% Construction, Alexandra Hills: 10.8% Retail Trade, Alexandra Hills: 12.7% Wholesale trade, Alexandra Hills: 5.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Alexandra Hills: 5.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Alexandra Hills: 6.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Alexandra Hills: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Alexandra Hills: 2.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Alexandra Hills: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Alexandra Hills: 4.7% Administrative and Support Services, Alexandra Hills: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Alexandra Hills: 6.2% Education and Training, Alexandra Hills: 6.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Alexandra Hills: 12.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Alexandra Hills: 1.2% Other Services, Alexandra Hills: 4.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Alexandra Hills: 1.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated 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, Alexandra Hills: +3 Mining, Alexandra Hills: -15 Manufacturing, Alexandra Hills: -172 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Alexandra Hills: +38 Construction, Alexandra Hills: +37 Retail Trade, Alexandra Hills: -61 Wholesale trade, Alexandra Hills: 0 Accommodation and Food Services, Alexandra Hills: -29 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Alexandra Hills: +17 Information Media and Telecommunications, Alexandra Hills: -94 Financial and Insurance Services, Alexandra Hills: -27 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Alexandra Hills: -28 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Alexandra Hills: +42 Administrative and Support Services, Alexandra Hills: +17 Public Administration and Safety, Alexandra Hills: +42 Education and Training, Alexandra Hills: +26 Health Care and Social Assistance, Alexandra Hills: +188 Arts and Recreation Services, Alexandra Hills: +24 Other Services, Alexandra Hills: +33 Inadequately described or not stated, Alexandra Hills: -43
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated 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 Alexandra Hills in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,094 people or 12.7%)
  • Retail Trade (1,089 people or 12.7%)
  • Manufacturing (1,012 people or 11.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 3,195 people in total or 37.2% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Redland City employed 11.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.4% in Retail Trade; and 10.6% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Alexandra Hills and Redland City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (12.7% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (11.8% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (4.7% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Alexandra Hills decreased by 4 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+188 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-172 persons)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (-94 persons)
  • Retail Trade (-61 persons)