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Myrtle Bank

Industry sector of employment

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

Myrtle Bank’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
Myrtle Bank - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.540.40.6-4
Mining242.11.290.80.8+15
Manufacturing605.25.4928.26.4-32
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services272.31.290.80.8+18
Construction615.34.7363.24.4+25
Wholesale trade171.53.1373.33.5-20
Retail Trade11610.09.41069.410.3+10
Accommodation and Food Services605.26.5595.36.4+1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing131.12.0191.72.5-6
Information Media and Telecommunications292.52.3242.12.3+5
Financial and Insurance Services453.94.5524.64.9-7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services373.22.0211.92.0+16
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services13011.212.414613.011.8-16
Administrative and Support Services252.23.0322.92.7-7
Public Administration and Safety736.37.9524.67.7+21
Education and Training14412.411.315313.610.9-9
Health Care and Social Assistance21918.916.220418.215.8+15
Arts and Recreation Services282.41.8151.31.6+13
Other Services453.93.0262.33.1+19
Inadequately described or not stated60.51.5262.31.7-20

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 Unley: 0.5% Mining, City of Unley: 1.2% Manufacturing, City of Unley: 5.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Unley: 1.2% Construction, City of Unley: 4.7% Wholesale trade, City of Unley: 3.1% Retail Trade, City of Unley: 9.4% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Unley: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Unley: 2.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Unley: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Unley: 4.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Unley: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Unley: 12.4% Administrative and Support Services, City of Unley: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, City of Unley: 7.9% Education and Training, City of Unley: 11.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Unley: 16.2% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Unley: 1.8% Other Services, City of Unley: 3.0% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Unley: 1.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Myrtle Bank: 0.0% Mining, Myrtle Bank: 2.1% Manufacturing, Myrtle Bank: 5.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Myrtle Bank: 2.3% Construction, Myrtle Bank: 5.3% Wholesale trade, Myrtle Bank: 1.5% Retail Trade, Myrtle Bank: 10.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Myrtle Bank: 5.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Myrtle Bank: 1.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Myrtle Bank: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Myrtle Bank: 3.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Myrtle Bank: 3.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Myrtle Bank: 11.2% Administrative and Support Services, Myrtle Bank: 2.2% Public Administration and Safety, Myrtle Bank: 6.3% Education and Training, Myrtle Bank: 12.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Myrtle Bank: 18.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Myrtle Bank: 2.4% Other Services, Myrtle Bank: 3.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Myrtle Bank: 0.5%
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, Myrtle Bank: -4 Mining, Myrtle Bank: +15 Manufacturing, Myrtle Bank: -32 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Myrtle Bank: +18 Construction, Myrtle Bank: +25 Wholesale trade, Myrtle Bank: -20 Retail Trade, Myrtle Bank: +10 Accommodation and Food Services, Myrtle Bank: +1 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Myrtle Bank: -6 Information Media and Telecommunications, Myrtle Bank: +5 Financial and Insurance Services, Myrtle Bank: -7 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Myrtle Bank: +16 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Myrtle Bank: -16 Administrative and Support Services, Myrtle Bank: -7 Public Administration and Safety, Myrtle Bank: +21 Education and Training, Myrtle Bank: -9 Health Care and Social Assistance, Myrtle Bank: +15 Arts and Recreation Services, Myrtle Bank: +13 Other Services, Myrtle Bank: +19 Inadequately described or not stated, Myrtle Bank: -20
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 Myrtle Bank in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (219 people or 18.9%)
  • Education and Training (144 people or 12.4%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (130 people or 11.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 493 people in total or 42.5% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Unley employed 16.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.3% in Education and Training; and 12.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Myrtle Bank and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (18.9% compared to 16.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in wholesale trade (1.5% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (6.3% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (5.2% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Myrtle Bank increased by 37 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Myrtle Bank between 2006 and 2011.