Redland Bay

Industry sector of employment

More Redland Bay residents worked in construction than any other industry in 2011.

Redland Bay’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
Redland Bay - Total persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Redland City %Number%Redland City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing560.80.6901.80.7-34
Mining651.01.0230.40.7+42
Manufacturing70010.610.661211.912.3+88
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services651.01.2330.60.9+32
Construction88713.410.968313.310.6+204
Retail Trade75311.411.466913.012.6+84
Wholesale trade3455.24.93456.75.60
Accommodation and Food Services3014.65.42003.95.3+101
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3885.95.92955.75.8+93
Information Media and Telecommunications751.11.4731.41.5+2
Financial and Insurance Services1832.82.91232.43.0+60
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1362.11.71112.22.0+25
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3455.26.22344.65.3+111
Administrative and Support Services2153.33.41743.43.4+41
Public Administration and Safety3495.35.92705.35.7+79
Education and Training4857.37.23106.06.6+175
Health Care and Social Assistance70610.711.84669.110.0+240
Arts and Recreation Services500.81.2491.01.1+1
Other Services2954.54.32384.64.3+57
Inadequately described or not stated2023.12.21352.62.6+67

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, Redland Bay: 0.8% Mining, Redland Bay: 1.0% Manufacturing, Redland Bay: 10.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Redland Bay: 1.0% Construction, Redland Bay: 13.4% Retail Trade, Redland Bay: 11.4% Wholesale trade, Redland Bay: 5.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Redland Bay: 4.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Redland Bay: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Redland Bay: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Redland Bay: 2.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Redland Bay: 2.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Redland Bay: 5.2% Administrative and Support Services, Redland Bay: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Redland Bay: 5.3% Education and Training, Redland Bay: 7.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Redland Bay: 10.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Redland Bay: 0.8% Other Services, Redland Bay: 4.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Redland Bay: 3.1%
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, Redland Bay: -34 Mining, Redland Bay: +42 Manufacturing, Redland Bay: +88 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Redland Bay: +32 Construction, Redland Bay: +204 Retail Trade, Redland Bay: +84 Wholesale trade, Redland Bay: 0 Accommodation and Food Services, Redland Bay: +101 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Redland Bay: +93 Information Media and Telecommunications, Redland Bay: +2 Financial and Insurance Services, Redland Bay: +60 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Redland Bay: +25 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Redland Bay: +111 Administrative and Support Services, Redland Bay: +41 Public Administration and Safety, Redland Bay: +79 Education and Training, Redland Bay: +175 Health Care and Social Assistance, Redland Bay: +240 Arts and Recreation Services, Redland Bay: +1 Other Services, Redland Bay: +57 Inadequately described or not stated, Redland Bay: +67
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 Redland Bay in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (887 people or 13.4%)
  • Retail Trade (753 people or 11.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (706 people or 10.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,346 people in total or 35.5% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Redland City employed 10.9% in Construction; 11.4% in Retail Trade; and 11.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (13.4% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (10.7% compared to 11.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Redland Bay increased by 1,468 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+240 persons)
  • Construction (+204 persons)
  • Education and Training (+175 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+111 persons)