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Highbury - Paracombe

Industry sector of employment

More Highbury - Paracombe residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2016.

Highbury - Paracombe’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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Highbury - Paracombe - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing110.30.5170.50.4-6
Mining240.70.7110.30.7+13
Manufacturing2196.68.22998.710.9-80
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services371.11.4501.51.5-13
Construction36110.99.234510.09.0+16
Retail Trade3199.611.437911.012.2-60
Wholesale trade1023.13.11183.43.7-16
Accommodation and Food Services1544.75.21654.85.0-11
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1163.54.11333.94.2-17
Information Media and Telecommunications551.71.4712.11.6-16
Financial and Insurance Services972.93.21323.83.8-35
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services461.41.3290.81.3+17
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2808.55.32557.45.3+25
Administrative and Support Services862.63.4932.73.4-7
Public Administration and Safety2828.59.02908.49.2-8
Education and Training38511.69.33319.68.1+54
Health Care and Social Assistance45913.914.649014.313.1-31
Arts and Recreation Services321.01.3240.71.1+8
Other Services1444.44.51454.24.5-1
Inadequately described or not stated983.02.8601.71.4+38

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2016
Industry sector of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.5% Mining, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% Manufacturing, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Construction, City of Tea Tree Gully: 9.2% Retail Trade, City of Tea Tree Gully: 11.4% Wholesale trade, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.1% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.3% Administrative and Support Services, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, City of Tea Tree Gully: 9.0% Education and Training, City of Tea Tree Gully: 9.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Tea Tree Gully: 14.6% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Other Services, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Highbury - Paracombe: 0.3% Mining, Highbury - Paracombe: 0.7% Manufacturing, Highbury - Paracombe: 6.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Highbury - Paracombe: 1.1% Construction, Highbury - Paracombe: 10.9% Retail Trade, Highbury - Paracombe: 9.6% Wholesale trade, Highbury - Paracombe: 3.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Highbury - Paracombe: 4.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Highbury - Paracombe: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Highbury - Paracombe: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Highbury - Paracombe: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Highbury - Paracombe: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Highbury - Paracombe: 8.5% Administrative and Support Services, Highbury - Paracombe: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, Highbury - Paracombe: 8.5% Education and Training, Highbury - Paracombe: 11.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Highbury - Paracombe: 13.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Highbury - Paracombe: 1.0% Other Services, Highbury - Paracombe: 4.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Highbury - Paracombe: -6 Mining, Highbury - Paracombe: +13 Manufacturing, Highbury - Paracombe: -80 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Highbury - Paracombe: -13 Construction, Highbury - Paracombe: +16 Retail Trade, Highbury - Paracombe: -60 Wholesale trade, Highbury - Paracombe: -16 Accommodation and Food Services, Highbury - Paracombe: -11 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Highbury - Paracombe: -17 Information Media and Telecommunications, Highbury - Paracombe: -16 Financial and Insurance Services, Highbury - Paracombe: -35 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Highbury - Paracombe: +17 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Highbury - Paracombe: +25 Administrative and Support Services, Highbury - Paracombe: -7 Public Administration and Safety, Highbury - Paracombe: -8 Education and Training, Highbury - Paracombe: +54 Health Care and Social Assistance, Highbury - Paracombe: -31 Arts and Recreation Services, Highbury - Paracombe: +8 Other Services, Highbury - Paracombe: -1
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Highbury - Paracombe in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (459 people or 13.9%)
  • Education and Training (385 people or 11.6%)
  • Construction (361 people or 10.9%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,205 people in total or 36.4% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Tea Tree Gully employed 14.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.3% in Education and Training; and 9.2% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Highbury - Paracombe and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (8.5% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (11.6% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (10.9% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (9.6% compared to 11.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Highbury - Paracombe decreased by 130 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2011 and 2016 in Highbury - Paracombe were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-80 persons)
  • Retail Trade (-60 persons)
  • Education and Training (+54 persons)

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