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Keilor Park and District

Industry sector of employment

More Keilor Park and District residents worked in construction than any other industry in 2016.

Keilor Park and District’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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Keilor Park and District - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing0--0.60--0.30
Mining0--0.10--0.10
Manufacturing1069.710.913611.815.7-30
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services100.90.90--0.9+10
Construction12811.77.713311.67.8-5
Retail Trade12211.210.512310.711.1-1
Wholesale trade353.23.4585.04.5-23
Accommodation and Food Services534.87.5776.76.6-24
Transport, Postal and Warehousing928.49.51079.39.2-15
Information Media and Telecommunications161.51.5141.21.6+2
Financial and Insurance Services504.63.6575.04.3-7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services151.41.30--1.1+15
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services565.14.7726.34.9-16
Administrative and Support Services544.94.4161.44.0+38
Public Administration and Safety696.34.4625.44.5+7
Education and Training756.96.1847.35.4-9
Health Care and Social Assistance857.89.9948.29.1-9
Arts and Recreation Services272.51.6262.31.5+1
Other Services625.74.2665.73.7-4
Inadequately described or not stated383.57.2242.13.8+14

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2016
Industry sector of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Brimbank: 0.6% Mining, City of Brimbank: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Brimbank: 10.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Brimbank: 0.9% Construction, City of Brimbank: 7.7% Retail Trade, City of Brimbank: 10.5% Wholesale trade, City of Brimbank: 3.4% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Brimbank: 7.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Brimbank: 9.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Brimbank: 3.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Brimbank: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Brimbank: 4.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Brimbank: 4.4% Public Administration and Safety, City of Brimbank: 4.4% Education and Training, City of Brimbank: 6.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Brimbank: 9.9% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Brimbank: 1.6% Other Services, City of Brimbank: 4.2% Manufacturing, Keilor Park and District: 9.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Keilor Park and District: 0.9% Construction, Keilor Park and District: 11.7% Retail Trade, Keilor Park and District: 11.2% Wholesale trade, Keilor Park and District: 3.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Keilor Park and District: 4.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Keilor Park and District: 8.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Keilor Park and District: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Keilor Park and District: 4.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Keilor Park and District: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Keilor Park and District: 5.1% Administrative and Support Services, Keilor Park and District: 4.9% Public Administration and Safety, Keilor Park and District: 6.3% Education and Training, Keilor Park and District: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Keilor Park and District: 7.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Keilor Park and District: 2.5% Other Services, Keilor Park and District: 5.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Keilor Park and District: 0 Mining, Keilor Park and District: 0 Manufacturing, Keilor Park and District: -30 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Keilor Park and District: +10 Construction, Keilor Park and District: -5 Retail Trade, Keilor Park and District: -1 Wholesale trade, Keilor Park and District: -23 Accommodation and Food Services, Keilor Park and District: -24 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Keilor Park and District: -15 Information Media and Telecommunications, Keilor Park and District: +2 Financial and Insurance Services, Keilor Park and District: -7 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Keilor Park and District: +15 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Keilor Park and District: -16 Administrative and Support Services, Keilor Park and District: +38 Public Administration and Safety, Keilor Park and District: +7 Education and Training, Keilor Park and District: -9 Health Care and Social Assistance, Keilor Park and District: -9 Arts and Recreation Services, Keilor Park and District: +1 Other Services, Keilor Park and District: -4
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Park and District in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (128 people or 11.7%)
  • Retail Trade (122 people or 11.2%)
  • Manufacturing (106 people or 9.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 356 people in total or 32.6% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 7.7% in Construction; 10.5% in Retail Trade; and 10.9% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (11.7% compared to 7.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (6.3% compared to 4.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (4.8% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (7.8% compared to 9.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Keilor Park and District decreased by 56 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Keilor Park and District between 2011 and 2016.

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