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Sunshine North

Industry sector of employment

More Sunshine North residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2016.

Sunshine North’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
Sunshine North - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing410.90.6140.40.3+27
Mining40.10.10--0.1+4
Manufacturing59813.710.977220.615.7-174
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services170.40.9190.50.9-2
Construction3237.47.72777.47.8+46
Retail Trade48411.110.541611.111.1+68
Wholesale trade1373.13.41955.24.5-58
Accommodation and Food Services4009.17.52516.76.6+149
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3568.19.53188.59.2+38
Information Media and Telecommunications370.81.5551.51.6-18
Financial and Insurance Services1333.03.61483.94.3-15
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services250.61.3160.41.1+9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1884.34.71584.24.9+30
Administrative and Support Services1473.44.41082.94.0+39
Public Administration and Safety1633.74.41253.34.5+38
Education and Training2054.76.11754.75.4+30
Health Care and Social Assistance43810.09.93218.69.1+117
Arts and Recreation Services601.41.6421.11.5+18
Other Services2295.24.21544.13.7+75
Inadequately described or not stated3939.07.21834.93.8+210

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% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Sunshine North: 0.9% Mining, Sunshine North: 0.1% Manufacturing, Sunshine North: 13.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sunshine North: 0.4% Construction, Sunshine North: 7.4% Retail Trade, Sunshine North: 11.1% Wholesale trade, Sunshine North: 3.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Sunshine North: 9.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sunshine North: 8.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Sunshine North: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Sunshine North: 3.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sunshine North: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sunshine North: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Sunshine North: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Sunshine North: 3.7% Education and Training, Sunshine North: 4.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Sunshine North: 10.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Sunshine North: 1.4% Other Services, Sunshine North: 5.2%
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, Sunshine North: +27 Mining, Sunshine North: +4 Manufacturing, Sunshine North: -174 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sunshine North: -2 Construction, Sunshine North: +46 Retail Trade, Sunshine North: +68 Wholesale trade, Sunshine North: -58 Accommodation and Food Services, Sunshine North: +149 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sunshine North: +38 Information Media and Telecommunications, Sunshine North: -18 Financial and Insurance Services, Sunshine North: -15 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sunshine North: +9 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sunshine North: +30 Administrative and Support Services, Sunshine North: +39 Public Administration and Safety, Sunshine North: +38 Education and Training, Sunshine North: +30 Health Care and Social Assistance, Sunshine North: +117 Arts and Recreation Services, Sunshine North: +18 Other Services, Sunshine North: +75
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 Sunshine North in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (598 people or 13.7%)
  • Retail Trade (484 people or 11.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (438 people or 10.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,520 people in total or 34.7% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 10.9% in Manufacturing; 10.5% in Retail Trade; and 9.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Sunshine North and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (13.7% compared to 10.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (9.1% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (8.1% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (4.7% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Sunshine North increased by 631 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2011 and 2016 in Sunshine North were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-174 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+149 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+117 persons)
  • Other Services (+75 persons)

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