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Modbury Heights

Industry sector of employment

More Modbury Heights residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Modbury Heights’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
Modbury Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing30.10.4120.40.4-9
Mining110.40.790.30.4+2
Manufacturing37112.510.940412.912.7-33
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services551.91.5401.31.2+15
Construction2408.19.02247.28.1+16
Wholesale trade1133.83.71284.14.2-15
Retail Trade34811.712.244414.213.1-96
Accommodation and Food Services1575.35.01645.24.8-7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1194.04.21464.74.1-27
Information Media and Telecommunications511.71.6371.21.7+14
Financial and Insurance Services1143.83.81364.34.2-22
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services622.11.3521.71.4+10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1585.35.31454.65.1+13
Administrative and Support Services1163.93.41294.13.2-13
Public Administration and Safety2939.99.22879.28.4+6
Education and Training2287.78.12227.17.4+6
Health Care and Social Assistance35812.113.134210.912.2+16
Arts and Recreation Services291.01.1401.31.1-11
Other Services1153.94.51274.14.4-12
Inadequately described or not stated280.91.4351.11.7-7

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, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.4% Mining, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% Manufacturing, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% Construction, City of Tea Tree Gully: 9.0% Wholesale trade, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.7% Retail Trade, City of Tea Tree Gully: 12.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.8% 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: 9.2% Education and Training, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Tea Tree Gully: 13.1% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.1% Other Services, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.5% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Modbury Heights: 0.1% Mining, Modbury Heights: 0.4% Manufacturing, Modbury Heights: 12.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Modbury Heights: 1.9% Construction, Modbury Heights: 8.1% Wholesale trade, Modbury Heights: 3.8% Retail Trade, Modbury Heights: 11.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Modbury Heights: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Modbury Heights: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Modbury Heights: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Modbury Heights: 3.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Modbury Heights: 2.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Modbury Heights: 5.3% Administrative and Support Services, Modbury Heights: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, Modbury Heights: 9.9% Education and Training, Modbury Heights: 7.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Modbury Heights: 12.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Modbury Heights: 1.0% Other Services, Modbury Heights: 3.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Modbury Heights: 0.9%
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, Modbury Heights: -9 Mining, Modbury Heights: +2 Manufacturing, Modbury Heights: -33 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Modbury Heights: +15 Construction, Modbury Heights: +16 Wholesale trade, Modbury Heights: -15 Retail Trade, Modbury Heights: -96 Accommodation and Food Services, Modbury Heights: -7 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Modbury Heights: -27 Information Media and Telecommunications, Modbury Heights: +14 Financial and Insurance Services, Modbury Heights: -22 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Modbury Heights: +10 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Modbury Heights: +13 Administrative and Support Services, Modbury Heights: -13 Public Administration and Safety, Modbury Heights: +6 Education and Training, Modbury Heights: +6 Health Care and Social Assistance, Modbury Heights: +16 Arts and Recreation Services, Modbury Heights: -11 Other Services, Modbury Heights: -12 Inadequately described or not stated, Modbury Heights: -7
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 Modbury Heights in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (371 people or 12.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (358 people or 12.1%)
  • Retail Trade (348 people or 11.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,077 people in total or 36.3% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Tea Tree Gully employed 10.9% in Manufacturing; 13.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 12.2% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Modbury Heights and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (12.5% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (12.1% compared to 13.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Modbury Heights decreased by 156 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Modbury Heights was for those employed in:

  • Retail Trade (-96 persons)