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Steventon Ward

Industry sector of employment

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

Steventon 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
Steventon Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing210.30.4390.50.4-18
Mining600.70.7640.80.4-4
Manufacturing88210.910.91,03113.212.7-149
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1341.71.5961.21.2+38
Construction88210.99.07309.38.1+152
Wholesale trade2853.53.73174.14.2-32
Retail Trade93211.612.294712.113.1-15
Accommodation and Food Services3434.35.03304.24.8+13
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3063.84.23304.24.1-24
Information Media and Telecommunications1241.51.61021.31.7+22
Financial and Insurance Services2863.53.83023.94.2-16
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services891.11.31131.41.4-24
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4375.45.33824.95.1+55
Administrative and Support Services2613.23.41832.33.2+78
Public Administration and Safety7649.59.26628.58.4+102
Education and Training6327.88.16318.17.4+1
Health Care and Social Assistance1,00712.513.195312.212.2+54
Arts and Recreation Services1141.41.1831.11.1+31
Other Services3854.84.53744.84.4+11
Inadequately described or not stated1231.51.41421.81.7-19

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, Steventon Ward: 0.3% Mining, Steventon Ward: 0.7% Manufacturing, Steventon Ward: 10.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Steventon Ward: 1.7% Construction, Steventon Ward: 10.9% Wholesale trade, Steventon Ward: 3.5% Retail Trade, Steventon Ward: 11.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Steventon Ward: 4.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Steventon Ward: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Steventon Ward: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Steventon Ward: 3.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Steventon Ward: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Steventon Ward: 5.4% Administrative and Support Services, Steventon Ward: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Steventon Ward: 9.5% Education and Training, Steventon Ward: 7.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Steventon Ward: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Steventon Ward: 1.4% Other Services, Steventon Ward: 4.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Steventon Ward: 1.5%
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, Steventon Ward: -18 Mining, Steventon Ward: -4 Manufacturing, Steventon Ward: -149 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Steventon Ward: +38 Construction, Steventon Ward: +152 Wholesale trade, Steventon Ward: -32 Retail Trade, Steventon Ward: -15 Accommodation and Food Services, Steventon Ward: +13 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Steventon Ward: -24 Information Media and Telecommunications, Steventon Ward: +22 Financial and Insurance Services, Steventon Ward: -16 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Steventon Ward: -24 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Steventon Ward: +55 Administrative and Support Services, Steventon Ward: +78 Public Administration and Safety, Steventon Ward: +102 Education and Training, Steventon Ward: +1 Health Care and Social Assistance, Steventon Ward: +54 Arts and Recreation Services, Steventon Ward: +31 Other Services, Steventon Ward: +11 Inadequately described or not stated, Steventon Ward: -19
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 Steventon Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,007 people or 12.5%)
  • Retail Trade (932 people or 11.6%)
  • Manufacturing (882 people or 10.9%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,821 people in total or 35.0% 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 Steventon Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully was:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (10.9% compared to 9.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Steventon Ward increased by 256 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Construction (+152 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-149 persons)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+102 persons)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+78 persons)