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St Albans (East)

Industry sector of employment

More St Albans (East) residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

St Albans (East)’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
St Albans (East) - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing190.30.3150.20.3+4
Mining00.00.100.00.10
Manufacturing1,39119.315.71,48021.819.3-89
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services400.60.9530.80.6-13
Construction5097.17.84656.97.3+44
Wholesale trade3224.54.53204.74.9+2
Retail Trade75810.511.173410.811.6+24
Accommodation and Food Services5697.96.64686.96.0+101
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6959.69.25578.28.7+138
Information Media and Telecommunications741.01.61021.51.8-28
Financial and Insurance Services2353.34.32443.63.9-9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services480.71.1510.81.1-3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2533.54.92623.94.3-9
Administrative and Support Services3274.54.03425.04.3-15
Public Administration and Safety2573.64.52764.14.3-19
Education and Training2563.55.42313.44.9+25
Health Care and Social Assistance6468.99.14646.87.5+182
Arts and Recreation Services841.21.51141.71.3-30
Other Services3424.73.72643.93.7+78
Inadequately described or not stated3945.53.83324.94.0+62

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, St Albans (East): 0.3% Mining, St Albans (East): 0.0% Manufacturing, St Albans (East): 19.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, St Albans (East): 0.6% Construction, St Albans (East): 7.1% Wholesale trade, St Albans (East): 4.5% Retail Trade, St Albans (East): 10.5% Accommodation and Food Services, St Albans (East): 7.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, St Albans (East): 9.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, St Albans (East): 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, St Albans (East): 3.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, St Albans (East): 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, St Albans (East): 3.5% Administrative and Support Services, St Albans (East): 4.5% Public Administration and Safety, St Albans (East): 3.6% Education and Training, St Albans (East): 3.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, St Albans (East): 8.9% Arts and Recreation Services, St Albans (East): 1.2% Other Services, St Albans (East): 4.7% Inadequately described or not stated, St Albans (East): 5.5%
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, St Albans (East): +4 Mining, St Albans (East): 0 Manufacturing, St Albans (East): -89 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, St Albans (East): -13 Construction, St Albans (East): +44 Wholesale trade, St Albans (East): +2 Retail Trade, St Albans (East): +24 Accommodation and Food Services, St Albans (East): +101 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, St Albans (East): +138 Information Media and Telecommunications, St Albans (East): -28 Financial and Insurance Services, St Albans (East): -9 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, St Albans (East): -3 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, St Albans (East): -9 Administrative and Support Services, St Albans (East): -15 Public Administration and Safety, St Albans (East): -19 Education and Training, St Albans (East): +25 Health Care and Social Assistance, St Albans (East): +182 Arts and Recreation Services, St Albans (East): -30 Other Services, St Albans (East): +78 Inadequately described or not stated, St Albans (East): +62
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 St Albans (East) in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (1,391 people or 19.3%)
  • Retail Trade (758 people or 10.5%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (695 people or 9.6%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,844 people in total or 39.4% 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 St Albans (East) and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (19.3% compared to 15.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (7.9% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (3.5% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (3.5% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in St Albans (East) increased by 445 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in St Albans (East) were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+182 persons)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+138 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+101 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-89 persons)