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Deer Park

Industry sector of employment

More Deer Park residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Deer Park’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
Deer Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing120.20.3140.30.3-2
Mining30.00.160.10.1-3
Manufacturing1,06415.815.798420.219.3+80
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services801.20.9430.90.6+37
Construction5167.77.83497.27.3+167
Wholesale trade3054.54.52515.24.9+54
Retail Trade6689.911.148910.011.6+179
Accommodation and Food Services4316.46.62956.16.0+136
Transport, Postal and Warehousing72310.79.24699.68.7+254
Information Media and Telecommunications751.11.6821.71.8-7
Financial and Insurance Services2724.04.31673.43.9+105
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services651.01.1481.01.1+17
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2834.24.91422.94.3+141
Administrative and Support Services2744.14.02194.54.3+55
Public Administration and Safety2874.34.52214.54.3+66
Education and Training3004.45.42074.34.9+92
Health Care and Social Assistance69310.39.13847.97.5+309
Arts and Recreation Services1081.61.5811.71.3+27
Other Services2613.93.71984.13.7+63
Inadequately described or not stated3214.83.82244.64.0+97

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 Brimbank: 0.3% Mining, City of Brimbank: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Brimbank: 15.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Brimbank: 0.9% Construction, City of Brimbank: 7.8% Wholesale trade, City of Brimbank: 4.5% Retail Trade, City of Brimbank: 11.1% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Brimbank: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Brimbank: 9.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Brimbank: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Brimbank: 4.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Brimbank: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Brimbank: 4.9% Administrative and Support Services, City of Brimbank: 4.0% Public Administration and Safety, City of Brimbank: 4.5% Education and Training, City of Brimbank: 5.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Brimbank: 9.1% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Other Services, City of Brimbank: 3.7% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Brimbank: 3.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Deer Park: 0.2% Mining, Deer Park: 0.0% Manufacturing, Deer Park: 15.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Deer Park: 1.2% Construction, Deer Park: 7.7% Wholesale trade, Deer Park: 4.5% Retail Trade, Deer Park: 9.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Deer Park: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Deer Park: 10.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Deer Park: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Deer Park: 4.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Deer Park: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Deer Park: 4.2% Administrative and Support Services, Deer Park: 4.1% Public Administration and Safety, Deer Park: 4.3% Education and Training, Deer Park: 4.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Deer Park: 10.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Deer Park: 1.6% Other Services, Deer Park: 3.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Deer Park: 4.8%
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, Deer Park: -2 Mining, Deer Park: -3 Manufacturing, Deer Park: +80 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Deer Park: +37 Construction, Deer Park: +167 Wholesale trade, Deer Park: +54 Retail Trade, Deer Park: +179 Accommodation and Food Services, Deer Park: +136 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Deer Park: +254 Information Media and Telecommunications, Deer Park: -7 Financial and Insurance Services, Deer Park: +105 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Deer Park: +17 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Deer Park: +141 Administrative and Support Services, Deer Park: +55 Public Administration and Safety, Deer Park: +66 Education and Training, Deer Park: +92 Health Care and Social Assistance, Deer Park: +309 Arts and Recreation Services, Deer Park: +27 Other Services, Deer Park: +63 Inadequately described or not stated, Deer Park: +97
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 Deer Park in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (1,064 people or 15.8%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (723 people or 10.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (693 people or 10.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,480 people in total or 36.8% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 15.7% in Manufacturing; 9.2% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; and 9.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Deer Park and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (10.7% compared to 9.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (10.3% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (9.9% compared to 11.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Deer Park increased by 1,867 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+309 persons)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+254 persons)
  • Retail Trade (+179 persons)
  • Construction (+167 persons)