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Derrimut

Industry sector of employment

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

Derrimut’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
Derrimut - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing80.30.300.00.3+8
Mining00.00.130.40.1-3
Manufacturing48016.215.717422.319.3+306
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services351.20.960.80.6+29
Construction1886.37.8516.57.3+137
Wholesale trade1495.04.5445.64.9+105
Retail Trade2749.211.17810.011.6+196
Accommodation and Food Services1374.66.6384.96.0+99
Transport, Postal and Warehousing30610.39.2759.68.7+231
Information Media and Telecommunications692.31.6212.71.8+48
Financial and Insurance Services1826.14.3324.13.9+150
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services371.21.160.81.1+31
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2177.34.9303.84.3+187
Administrative and Support Services1133.84.0405.14.3+73
Public Administration and Safety1404.74.5405.14.3+100
Education and Training1103.75.4192.44.9+91
Health Care and Social Assistance2658.99.1617.87.5+204
Arts and Recreation Services511.71.560.81.3+45
Other Services862.93.7293.73.7+57
Inadequately described or not stated1184.03.8293.74.0+89

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, Derrimut: 0.3% Mining, Derrimut: 0.0% Manufacturing, Derrimut: 16.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Derrimut: 1.2% Construction, Derrimut: 6.3% Wholesale trade, Derrimut: 5.0% Retail Trade, Derrimut: 9.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Derrimut: 4.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Derrimut: 10.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Derrimut: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Derrimut: 6.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Derrimut: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Derrimut: 7.3% Administrative and Support Services, Derrimut: 3.8% Public Administration and Safety, Derrimut: 4.7% Education and Training, Derrimut: 3.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Derrimut: 8.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Derrimut: 1.7% Other Services, Derrimut: 2.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Derrimut: 4.0%
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, Derrimut: +8 Mining, Derrimut: -3 Manufacturing, Derrimut: +306 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Derrimut: +29 Construction, Derrimut: +137 Wholesale trade, Derrimut: +105 Retail Trade, Derrimut: +196 Accommodation and Food Services, Derrimut: +99 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Derrimut: +231 Information Media and Telecommunications, Derrimut: +48 Financial and Insurance Services, Derrimut: +150 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Derrimut: +31 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Derrimut: +187 Administrative and Support Services, Derrimut: +73 Public Administration and Safety, Derrimut: +100 Education and Training, Derrimut: +91 Health Care and Social Assistance, Derrimut: +204 Arts and Recreation Services, Derrimut: +45 Other Services, Derrimut: +57 Inadequately described or not stated, Derrimut: +89
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 Derrimut in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (480 people or 16.2%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (306 people or 10.3%)
  • Retail Trade (274 people or 9.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,060 people in total or 35.8% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (7.3% compared to 4.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (6.1% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (4.6% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (9.2% compared to 11.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Derrimut increased by 2,183 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (+306 persons)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+231 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+204 persons)
  • Retail Trade (+196 persons)