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Water Gully Ward

Industry sector of employment

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

Water Gully 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
Water Gully Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing280.40.4200.30.4+8
Mining410.50.7350.40.4+6
Manufacturing6998.810.986010.612.7-161
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1431.81.51001.21.2+43
Construction7839.99.07469.28.1+37
Wholesale trade2953.73.73434.24.2-48
Retail Trade86910.912.21,04612.813.1-177
Accommodation and Food Services3624.65.04055.04.8-43
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2893.64.23183.94.1-29
Information Media and Telecommunications1401.81.61321.61.7+8
Financial and Insurance Services3103.93.83153.94.2-5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1031.31.31111.41.4-8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5346.75.35316.55.1+3
Administrative and Support Services2643.33.42553.13.2+9
Public Administration and Safety6378.09.26147.58.4+23
Education and Training7569.58.16858.47.4+71
Health Care and Social Assistance1,10113.913.11,00712.412.2+94
Arts and Recreation Services740.91.1861.11.1-12
Other Services3764.74.53924.84.4-16
Inadequately described or not stated1321.71.41441.81.7-12

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, Water Gully Ward: 0.4% Mining, Water Gully Ward: 0.5% Manufacturing, Water Gully Ward: 8.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Water Gully Ward: 1.8% Construction, Water Gully Ward: 9.9% Wholesale trade, Water Gully Ward: 3.7% Retail Trade, Water Gully Ward: 10.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Water Gully Ward: 4.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Water Gully Ward: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Water Gully Ward: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Water Gully Ward: 3.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Water Gully Ward: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Water Gully Ward: 6.7% Administrative and Support Services, Water Gully Ward: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Water Gully Ward: 8.0% Education and Training, Water Gully Ward: 9.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Water Gully Ward: 13.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Water Gully Ward: 0.9% Other Services, Water Gully Ward: 4.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Water Gully Ward: 1.7%
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, Water Gully Ward: +8 Mining, Water Gully Ward: +6 Manufacturing, Water Gully Ward: -161 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Water Gully Ward: +43 Construction, Water Gully Ward: +37 Wholesale trade, Water Gully Ward: -48 Retail Trade, Water Gully Ward: -177 Accommodation and Food Services, Water Gully Ward: -43 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Water Gully Ward: -29 Information Media and Telecommunications, Water Gully Ward: +8 Financial and Insurance Services, Water Gully Ward: -5 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Water Gully Ward: -8 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Water Gully Ward: +3 Administrative and Support Services, Water Gully Ward: +9 Public Administration and Safety, Water Gully Ward: +23 Education and Training, Water Gully Ward: +71 Health Care and Social Assistance, Water Gully Ward: +94 Arts and Recreation Services, Water Gully Ward: -12 Other Services, Water Gully Ward: -16 Inadequately described or not stated, Water Gully Ward: -12
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 Water Gully Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,101 people or 13.9%)
  • Retail Trade (869 people or 10.9%)
  • Construction (783 people or 9.9%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,753 people in total or 34.7% 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 9.0% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (6.7% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (9.5% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (8.8% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (10.9% compared to 12.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Water Gully Ward decreased by 213 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Retail Trade (-177 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-161 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+94 persons)
  • Education and Training (+71 persons)