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Delahey

Industry sector of employment

More Delahey residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Delahey’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
Delahey - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.3130.40.3-13
Mining50.10.100.00.1+5
Manufacturing67918.615.787824.219.3-199
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services220.60.9170.50.6+5
Construction3078.47.82125.87.3+95
Wholesale trade1544.24.51855.14.9-31
Retail Trade46512.811.141911.511.6+46
Accommodation and Food Services2366.56.62206.16.0+16
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3459.59.23289.08.7+17
Information Media and Telecommunications511.41.6351.01.8+16
Financial and Insurance Services1484.14.31624.53.9-14
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services320.91.1491.31.1-17
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1273.54.91062.94.3+21
Administrative and Support Services1443.94.01353.74.3+9
Public Administration and Safety1724.74.51464.04.3+26
Education and Training1273.55.41173.24.9+10
Health Care and Social Assistance2988.29.12657.37.5+33
Arts and Recreation Services270.71.5391.11.3-12
Other Services1774.93.71403.93.7+37
Inadequately described or not stated1313.63.81644.54.0-33

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, Delahey: 0.0% Mining, Delahey: 0.1% Manufacturing, Delahey: 18.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Delahey: 0.6% Construction, Delahey: 8.4% Wholesale trade, Delahey: 4.2% Retail Trade, Delahey: 12.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Delahey: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Delahey: 9.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Delahey: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Delahey: 4.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Delahey: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Delahey: 3.5% Administrative and Support Services, Delahey: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, Delahey: 4.7% Education and Training, Delahey: 3.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Delahey: 8.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Delahey: 0.7% Other Services, Delahey: 4.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Delahey: 3.6%
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, Delahey: -13 Mining, Delahey: +5 Manufacturing, Delahey: -199 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Delahey: +5 Construction, Delahey: +95 Wholesale trade, Delahey: -31 Retail Trade, Delahey: +46 Accommodation and Food Services, Delahey: +16 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Delahey: +17 Information Media and Telecommunications, Delahey: +16 Financial and Insurance Services, Delahey: -14 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Delahey: -17 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Delahey: +21 Administrative and Support Services, Delahey: +9 Public Administration and Safety, Delahey: +26 Education and Training, Delahey: +10 Health Care and Social Assistance, Delahey: +33 Arts and Recreation Services, Delahey: -12 Other Services, Delahey: +37 Inadequately described or not stated, Delahey: -33
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 Delahey in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (679 people or 18.6%)
  • Retail Trade (465 people or 12.8%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (345 people or 9.5%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,489 people in total or 40.8% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 15.7% in Manufacturing; 11.1% in Retail Trade; and 9.2% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (18.6% compared to 15.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (12.8% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (3.5% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (3.5% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Delahey increased by 17 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-199 persons)
  • Construction (+95 persons)