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Keilor Park and District

Industry sector of employment

More Keilor Park and District residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Keilor Park and District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.360.50.3-6
Mining00.00.100.00.10
Manufacturing13611.815.720215.819.3-66
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services00.00.940.30.6-4
Construction13311.67.81259.87.3+8
Wholesale trade585.04.5433.44.9+15
Retail Trade12310.711.114611.511.6-23
Accommodation and Food Services776.76.6655.16.0+12
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1079.39.21128.88.7-5
Information Media and Telecommunications141.21.6292.31.8-15
Financial and Insurance Services575.04.3604.73.9-3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services00.01.1120.91.1-12
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services726.34.9544.24.3+18
Administrative and Support Services161.44.0574.54.3-41
Public Administration and Safety625.44.5514.04.3+11
Education and Training847.35.4816.44.9+3
Health Care and Social Assistance948.29.1866.77.5+8
Arts and Recreation Services262.31.5292.31.3-3
Other Services665.73.7755.93.7-9
Inadequately described or not stated242.13.8383.04.0-14

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 Park and District: 0.0% Mining, Keilor Park and District: 0.0% Manufacturing, Keilor Park and District: 11.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Keilor Park and District: 0.0% Construction, Keilor Park and District: 11.6% Wholesale trade, Keilor Park and District: 5.0% Retail Trade, Keilor Park and District: 10.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Keilor Park and District: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Keilor Park and District: 9.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Keilor Park and District: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Keilor Park and District: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Keilor Park and District: 0.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Keilor Park and District: 6.3% Administrative and Support Services, Keilor Park and District: 1.4% Public Administration and Safety, Keilor Park and District: 5.4% Education and Training, Keilor Park and District: 7.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Keilor Park and District: 8.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Keilor Park and District: 2.3% Other Services, Keilor Park and District: 5.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Keilor Park and District: 2.1%
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 Park and District: -6 Mining, Keilor Park and District: 0 Manufacturing, Keilor Park and District: -66 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Keilor Park and District: -4 Construction, Keilor Park and District: +8 Wholesale trade, Keilor Park and District: +15 Retail Trade, Keilor Park and District: -23 Accommodation and Food Services, Keilor Park and District: +12 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Keilor Park and District: -5 Information Media and Telecommunications, Keilor Park and District: -15 Financial and Insurance Services, Keilor Park and District: -3 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Keilor Park and District: -12 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Keilor Park and District: +18 Administrative and Support Services, Keilor Park and District: -41 Public Administration and Safety, Keilor Park and District: +11 Education and Training, Keilor Park and District: +3 Health Care and Social Assistance, Keilor Park and District: +8 Arts and Recreation Services, Keilor Park and District: -3 Other Services, Keilor Park and District: -9 Inadequately described or not stated, Keilor Park and District: -14
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 Park and District in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (136 people or 11.8%)
  • Construction (133 people or 11.6%)
  • Retail Trade (123 people or 10.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 392 people in total or 34.1% of the total employed resident population.

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

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 (11.6% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in other services (5.7% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (11.8% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in administrative and support services (1.4% compared to 4.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Keilor Park and District decreased by 126 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Keilor Park and District was for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-66 persons)