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Keilor Downs

Industry sector of employment

More Keilor Downs residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Keilor Downs’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
Keilor Downs - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.390.20.3-9
Mining00.00.160.10.1-6
Manufacturing62813.015.782516.219.3-197
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services130.30.9420.80.6-29
Construction4729.77.84098.07.3+63
Wholesale trade2224.64.52334.64.9-11
Retail Trade60312.411.167613.311.6-73
Accommodation and Food Services2705.66.63376.66.0-67
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4308.99.23767.48.7+54
Information Media and Telecommunications871.81.61332.61.8-46
Financial and Insurance Services2114.44.32384.73.9-27
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services521.11.1491.01.1+3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2765.74.92695.34.3+7
Administrative and Support Services1984.14.01933.84.3+5
Public Administration and Safety2425.04.52184.34.3+24
Education and Training2966.15.42855.64.9+11
Health Care and Social Assistance4679.69.13757.47.5+92
Arts and Recreation Services450.91.5551.11.3-10
Other Services2004.13.71863.73.7+14
Inadequately described or not stated1352.83.81703.34.0-35

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, Keilor Downs: 0.0% Mining, Keilor Downs: 0.0% Manufacturing, Keilor Downs: 13.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Keilor Downs: 0.3% Construction, Keilor Downs: 9.7% Wholesale trade, Keilor Downs: 4.6% Retail Trade, Keilor Downs: 12.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Keilor Downs: 5.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Keilor Downs: 8.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Keilor Downs: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Keilor Downs: 4.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Keilor Downs: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Keilor Downs: 5.7% Administrative and Support Services, Keilor Downs: 4.1% Public Administration and Safety, Keilor Downs: 5.0% Education and Training, Keilor Downs: 6.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Keilor Downs: 9.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Keilor Downs: 0.9% Other Services, Keilor Downs: 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Keilor Downs: 2.8%
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, Keilor Downs: -9 Mining, Keilor Downs: -6 Manufacturing, Keilor Downs: -197 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Keilor Downs: -29 Construction, Keilor Downs: +63 Wholesale trade, Keilor Downs: -11 Retail Trade, Keilor Downs: -73 Accommodation and Food Services, Keilor Downs: -67 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Keilor Downs: +54 Information Media and Telecommunications, Keilor Downs: -46 Financial and Insurance Services, Keilor Downs: -27 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Keilor Downs: +3 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Keilor Downs: +7 Administrative and Support Services, Keilor Downs: +5 Public Administration and Safety, Keilor Downs: +24 Education and Training, Keilor Downs: +11 Health Care and Social Assistance, Keilor Downs: +92 Arts and Recreation Services, Keilor Downs: -10 Other Services, Keilor Downs: +14 Inadequately described or not stated, Keilor Downs: -35
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 Keilor Downs in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (628 people or 13.0%)
  • Retail Trade (603 people or 12.4%)
  • Construction (472 people or 9.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,703 people in total or 35.1% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 15.7% in Manufacturing; 11.1% in Retail Trade; and 7.8% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (9.7% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (12.4% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (13.0% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (5.6% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Keilor Downs decreased by 237 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-197 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+92 persons)
  • Retail Trade (-73 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (-67 persons)