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Hillcott Ward

Industry sector of employment

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

Hillcott Ward’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
Hillcott Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing100.10.4360.40.4-26
Mining360.40.7280.30.4+8
Manufacturing96612.010.91,04112.412.7-75
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1351.71.51091.31.2+26
Construction6778.49.06127.38.1+65
Wholesale trade3294.13.73744.44.2-45
Retail Trade98412.212.21,19414.213.1-210
Accommodation and Food Services4015.05.03994.74.8+2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3484.34.23554.24.1-7
Information Media and Telecommunications1121.41.61011.21.7+11
Financial and Insurance Services3244.03.83784.54.2-54
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1301.61.31281.51.4+2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4095.15.34355.25.1-26
Administrative and Support Services2663.33.42953.53.2-29
Public Administration and Safety81810.19.27569.08.4+62
Education and Training6478.08.16137.37.4+34
Health Care and Social Assistance1,02812.713.197911.612.2+49
Arts and Recreation Services660.81.11041.21.1-38
Other Services3224.04.53404.04.4-18
Inadequately described or not stated700.91.41311.61.7-61

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, Hillcott Ward: 0.1% Mining, Hillcott Ward: 0.4% Manufacturing, Hillcott Ward: 12.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hillcott Ward: 1.7% Construction, Hillcott Ward: 8.4% Wholesale trade, Hillcott Ward: 4.1% Retail Trade, Hillcott Ward: 12.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Hillcott Ward: 5.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hillcott Ward: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Hillcott Ward: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Hillcott Ward: 4.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hillcott Ward: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hillcott Ward: 5.1% Administrative and Support Services, Hillcott Ward: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Hillcott Ward: 10.1% Education and Training, Hillcott Ward: 8.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Hillcott Ward: 12.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Hillcott Ward: 0.8% Other Services, Hillcott Ward: 4.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Hillcott Ward: 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, Hillcott Ward: -26 Mining, Hillcott Ward: +8 Manufacturing, Hillcott Ward: -75 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hillcott Ward: +26 Construction, Hillcott Ward: +65 Wholesale trade, Hillcott Ward: -45 Retail Trade, Hillcott Ward: -210 Accommodation and Food Services, Hillcott Ward: +2 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hillcott Ward: -7 Information Media and Telecommunications, Hillcott Ward: +11 Financial and Insurance Services, Hillcott Ward: -54 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hillcott Ward: +2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hillcott Ward: -26 Administrative and Support Services, Hillcott Ward: -29 Public Administration and Safety, Hillcott Ward: +62 Education and Training, Hillcott Ward: +34 Health Care and Social Assistance, Hillcott Ward: +49 Arts and Recreation Services, Hillcott Ward: -38 Other Services, Hillcott Ward: -18 Inadequately described or not stated, Hillcott Ward: -61
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 Hillcott Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,028 people or 12.7%)
  • Retail Trade (984 people or 12.2%)
  • Manufacturing (966 people or 12.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,978 people in total or 36.9% 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 difference between the jobs held by the population of Hillcott Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully was:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (12.0% compared to 10.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hillcott Ward decreased by 330 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Retail Trade (-210 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-75 persons)
  • Construction (+65 persons)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+62 persons)