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Kings Park

Industry sector of employment

More Kings Park residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Kings Park’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
Kings Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.10.3180.60.3-14
Mining00.00.100.00.10
Manufacturing61220.315.781825.219.3-206
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services250.80.9200.60.6+5
Construction1806.07.81875.87.3-7
Wholesale trade1515.04.51635.04.9-12
Retail Trade34311.411.133810.411.6+5
Accommodation and Food Services1715.76.61885.86.0-17
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2618.79.22738.48.7-12
Information Media and Telecommunications371.21.6431.31.8-6
Financial and Insurance Services1113.74.3902.83.9+21
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services180.61.1210.61.1-3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services933.14.91083.34.3-15
Administrative and Support Services1695.64.01976.14.3-28
Public Administration and Safety1183.94.5963.04.3+22
Education and Training1254.25.41263.94.9-1
Health Care and Social Assistance2548.49.12437.57.5+11
Arts and Recreation Services581.91.5351.11.3+23
Other Services882.93.71283.93.7-40
Inadequately described or not stated1936.43.81564.84.0+37

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, Kings Park: 0.1% Mining, Kings Park: 0.0% Manufacturing, Kings Park: 20.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Kings Park: 0.8% Construction, Kings Park: 6.0% Wholesale trade, Kings Park: 5.0% Retail Trade, Kings Park: 11.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Kings Park: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Kings Park: 8.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Kings Park: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Kings Park: 3.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Kings Park: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Kings Park: 3.1% Administrative and Support Services, Kings Park: 5.6% Public Administration and Safety, Kings Park: 3.9% Education and Training, Kings Park: 4.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Kings Park: 8.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Kings Park: 1.9% Other Services, Kings Park: 2.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Kings Park: 6.4%
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, Kings Park: -14 Mining, Kings Park: 0 Manufacturing, Kings Park: -206 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Kings Park: +5 Construction, Kings Park: -7 Wholesale trade, Kings Park: -12 Retail Trade, Kings Park: +5 Accommodation and Food Services, Kings Park: -17 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Kings Park: -12 Information Media and Telecommunications, Kings Park: -6 Financial and Insurance Services, Kings Park: +21 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Kings Park: -3 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Kings Park: -15 Administrative and Support Services, Kings Park: -28 Public Administration and Safety, Kings Park: +22 Education and Training, Kings Park: -1 Health Care and Social Assistance, Kings Park: +11 Arts and Recreation Services, Kings Park: +23 Other Services, Kings Park: -40 Inadequately described or not stated, Kings Park: +37
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 Kings Park in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (612 people or 20.3%)
  • Retail Trade (343 people or 11.4%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (261 people or 8.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,216 people in total or 40.4% 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 Kings Park and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (20.3% compared to 15.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in administrative and support services (5.6% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (6.0% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (3.1% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Kings Park decreased by 237 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-206 persons)