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Moorabbin Activity Centre

Industry sector of employment

More Moorabbin Activity Centre residents worked in professional, scientific and technical services than any other industry in 2011.

Moorabbin Activity Centre’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
Moorabbin Activity Centre - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.300.00.20
Mining00.00.470.70.3-7
Manufacturing1048.77.310510.18.9-1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services201.70.800.00.5+20
Construction756.36.3575.55.8+18
Wholesale trade695.75.5757.25.9-6
Retail Trade1099.19.710910.510.7-1
Accommodation and Food Services655.44.8605.84.8+5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing433.62.6444.22.7-1
Information Media and Telecommunications181.52.8393.73.0-21
Financial and Insurance Services998.26.6686.66.6+30
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services262.22.560.62.4+20
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services13811.515.211110.714.2+27
Administrative and Support Services484.03.2383.63.2+10
Public Administration and Safety685.64.1494.73.8+19
Education and Training1199.99.5949.09.0+25
Health Care and Social Assistance13611.311.211711.310.6+18
Arts and Recreation Services231.92.2131.21.9+10
Other Services312.62.8262.52.8+4
Inadequately described or not stated90.82.1202.02.8-11

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 Bayside: 0.3% Mining, City of Bayside: 0.4% Manufacturing, City of Bayside: 7.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Bayside: 0.8% Construction, City of Bayside: 6.3% Wholesale trade, City of Bayside: 5.5% Retail Trade, City of Bayside: 9.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Bayside: 4.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Bayside: 2.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Bayside: 2.8% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Bayside: 6.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Bayside: 2.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Bayside: 15.2% Administrative and Support Services, City of Bayside: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, City of Bayside: 4.1% Education and Training, City of Bayside: 9.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Bayside: 11.2% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Bayside: 2.2% Other Services, City of Bayside: 2.8% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Bayside: 2.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 0.0% Mining, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 0.0% Manufacturing, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 8.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 1.7% Construction, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 6.3% Wholesale trade, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 5.7% Retail Trade, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 9.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 8.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 11.5% Administrative and Support Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 4.0% Public Administration and Safety, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 5.6% Education and Training, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 9.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 11.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 1.9% Other Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 2.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 0.8%
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, Moorabbin Activity Centre: 0 Mining, Moorabbin Activity Centre: -7 Manufacturing, Moorabbin Activity Centre: -1 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +20 Construction, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +18 Wholesale trade, Moorabbin Activity Centre: -6 Retail Trade, Moorabbin Activity Centre: -1 Accommodation and Food Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +5 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Moorabbin Activity Centre: -1 Information Media and Telecommunications, Moorabbin Activity Centre: -21 Financial and Insurance Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +30 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +20 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +27 Administrative and Support Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +10 Public Administration and Safety, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +19 Education and Training, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +25 Health Care and Social Assistance, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +18 Arts and Recreation Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +10 Other Services, Moorabbin Activity Centre: +4 Inadequately described or not stated, Moorabbin Activity Centre: -11
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 Moorabbin Activity Centre in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (138 people or 11.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (136 people or 11.3%)
  • Education and Training (119 people or 9.9%)

In combination, these three industries employed 393 people in total or 32.8% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Bayside employed 15.2% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 11.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.5% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Moorabbin Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (8.2% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (5.6% compared to 4.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (8.7% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (11.5% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Moorabbin Activity Centre increased by 157 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Moorabbin Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.