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Redwood Park

Industry sector of employment

More Redwood Park residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

Redwood Park’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
Redwood Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing50.20.4120.40.4-7
Mining150.50.7220.70.4-7
Manufacturing31410.710.940012.912.7-86
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services501.71.5220.71.2+28
Construction29410.09.02969.58.1-2
Wholesale trade943.23.71404.54.2-46
Retail Trade38213.012.238712.413.1-5
Accommodation and Food Services1174.05.01454.74.8-28
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1214.14.21213.94.10
Information Media and Telecommunications341.21.6531.71.7-19
Financial and Insurance Services1244.23.81434.64.2-19
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services361.21.3411.31.4-5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1424.85.31545.05.1-12
Administrative and Support Services1083.73.41023.33.2+6
Public Administration and Safety2879.89.22377.68.4+50
Education and Training2438.38.12297.47.4+14
Health Care and Social Assistance37912.913.137712.112.2+2
Arts and Recreation Services200.71.1371.21.1-17
Other Services1274.34.51414.54.4-14
Inadequately described or not stated481.61.4511.61.7-3

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, Redwood Park: 0.2% Mining, Redwood Park: 0.5% Manufacturing, Redwood Park: 10.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Redwood Park: 1.7% Construction, Redwood Park: 10.0% Wholesale trade, Redwood Park: 3.2% Retail Trade, Redwood Park: 13.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Redwood Park: 4.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Redwood Park: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Redwood Park: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Redwood Park: 4.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Redwood Park: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Redwood Park: 4.8% Administrative and Support Services, Redwood Park: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, Redwood Park: 9.8% Education and Training, Redwood Park: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Redwood Park: 12.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Redwood Park: 0.7% Other Services, Redwood Park: 4.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Redwood Park: 1.6%
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, Redwood Park: -7 Mining, Redwood Park: -7 Manufacturing, Redwood Park: -86 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Redwood Park: +28 Construction, Redwood Park: -2 Wholesale trade, Redwood Park: -46 Retail Trade, Redwood Park: -5 Accommodation and Food Services, Redwood Park: -28 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Redwood Park: 0 Information Media and Telecommunications, Redwood Park: -19 Financial and Insurance Services, Redwood Park: -19 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Redwood Park: -5 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Redwood Park: -12 Administrative and Support Services, Redwood Park: +6 Public Administration and Safety, Redwood Park: +50 Education and Training, Redwood Park: +14 Health Care and Social Assistance, Redwood Park: +2 Arts and Recreation Services, Redwood Park: -17 Other Services, Redwood Park: -14 Inadequately described or not stated, Redwood Park: -3
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 Redwood Park in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (382 people or 13.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (379 people or 12.9%)
  • Manufacturing (314 people or 10.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,075 people in total or 36.6% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (10.0% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (4.0% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Redwood Park decreased by 170 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-86 persons)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+50 persons)