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Ridgehaven

Industry sector of employment

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

Ridgehaven’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
Ridgehaven - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.460.40.4-6
Mining50.30.760.40.4-1
Manufacturing19511.510.921413.112.7-19
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services362.11.5150.91.2+21
Construction1559.29.016510.18.1-10
Wholesale trade674.03.7603.74.2+7
Retail Trade19811.712.220812.713.1-10
Accommodation and Food Services824.95.0835.14.8-1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing865.14.2885.44.1-2
Information Media and Telecommunications412.41.6362.21.7+5
Financial and Insurance Services352.13.8523.24.2-17
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services211.21.3150.91.4+6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services794.75.3553.45.1+24
Administrative and Support Services663.93.4563.43.2+10
Public Administration and Safety1247.39.21177.18.4+7
Education and Training1106.58.11157.07.4-5
Health Care and Social Assistance24514.513.121713.212.2+28
Arts and Recreation Services221.31.130.21.1+19
Other Services824.94.5734.54.4+9
Inadequately described or not stated412.41.4543.31.7-13

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, Ridgehaven: 0.0% Mining, Ridgehaven: 0.3% Manufacturing, Ridgehaven: 11.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Ridgehaven: 2.1% Construction, Ridgehaven: 9.2% Wholesale trade, Ridgehaven: 4.0% Retail Trade, Ridgehaven: 11.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Ridgehaven: 4.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Ridgehaven: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Ridgehaven: 2.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Ridgehaven: 2.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Ridgehaven: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Ridgehaven: 4.7% Administrative and Support Services, Ridgehaven: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, Ridgehaven: 7.3% Education and Training, Ridgehaven: 6.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Ridgehaven: 14.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Ridgehaven: 1.3% Other Services, Ridgehaven: 4.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Ridgehaven: 2.4%
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, Ridgehaven: -6 Mining, Ridgehaven: -1 Manufacturing, Ridgehaven: -19 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Ridgehaven: +21 Construction, Ridgehaven: -10 Wholesale trade, Ridgehaven: +7 Retail Trade, Ridgehaven: -10 Accommodation and Food Services, Ridgehaven: -1 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Ridgehaven: -2 Information Media and Telecommunications, Ridgehaven: +5 Financial and Insurance Services, Ridgehaven: -17 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Ridgehaven: +6 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Ridgehaven: +24 Administrative and Support Services, Ridgehaven: +10 Public Administration and Safety, Ridgehaven: +7 Education and Training, Ridgehaven: -5 Health Care and Social Assistance, Ridgehaven: +28 Arts and Recreation Services, Ridgehaven: +19 Other Services, Ridgehaven: +9 Inadequately described or not stated, Ridgehaven: -13
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 Ridgehaven in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (245 people or 14.5%)
  • Retail Trade (198 people or 11.7%)
  • Manufacturing (195 people or 11.5%)

In combination, these three industries employed 638 people in total or 37.8% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (14.5% compared to 13.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (7.3% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (2.1% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (6.5% compared to 8.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Ridgehaven increased by 52 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Ridgehaven between 2006 and 2011.