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Sunshine North

Industry sector of employment

More Sunshine North residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Sunshine North - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing140.40.3190.50.3-5
Mining00.00.130.10.1-3
Manufacturing77220.615.786324.019.3-91
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services190.50.9260.70.6-7
Construction2777.47.82296.47.3+48
Wholesale trade1955.24.51734.84.9+22
Retail Trade41611.111.141111.411.6+5
Accommodation and Food Services2516.76.61995.56.0+52
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3188.59.23259.08.7-7
Information Media and Telecommunications551.51.6661.81.8-11
Financial and Insurance Services1483.94.31103.13.9+38
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services160.41.1130.41.1+3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1584.24.91454.04.3+13
Administrative and Support Services1082.94.01664.64.3-58
Public Administration and Safety1253.34.51133.14.3+12
Education and Training1754.75.41042.94.9+71
Health Care and Social Assistance3218.69.12677.47.5+54
Arts and Recreation Services421.11.5461.31.3-4
Other Services1544.13.71434.03.7+11
Inadequately described or not stated1834.93.81714.84.0+12

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, Sunshine North: 0.4% Mining, Sunshine North: 0.0% Manufacturing, Sunshine North: 20.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sunshine North: 0.5% Construction, Sunshine North: 7.4% Wholesale trade, Sunshine North: 5.2% Retail Trade, Sunshine North: 11.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Sunshine North: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sunshine North: 8.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Sunshine North: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Sunshine North: 3.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sunshine North: 0.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sunshine North: 4.2% Administrative and Support Services, Sunshine North: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Sunshine North: 3.3% Education and Training, Sunshine North: 4.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Sunshine North: 8.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Sunshine North: 1.1% Other Services, Sunshine North: 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Sunshine North: 4.9%
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, Sunshine North: -5 Mining, Sunshine North: -3 Manufacturing, Sunshine North: -91 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sunshine North: -7 Construction, Sunshine North: +48 Wholesale trade, Sunshine North: +22 Retail Trade, Sunshine North: +5 Accommodation and Food Services, Sunshine North: +52 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sunshine North: -7 Information Media and Telecommunications, Sunshine North: -11 Financial and Insurance Services, Sunshine North: +38 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sunshine North: +3 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sunshine North: +13 Administrative and Support Services, Sunshine North: -58 Public Administration and Safety, Sunshine North: +12 Education and Training, Sunshine North: +71 Health Care and Social Assistance, Sunshine North: +54 Arts and Recreation Services, Sunshine North: -4 Other Services, Sunshine North: +11 Inadequately described or not stated, Sunshine North: +12
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 Sunshine North in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (772 people or 20.6%)
  • Retail Trade (416 people or 11.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (321 people or 8.6%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,509 people in total or 40.3% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 15.7% in Manufacturing; 11.1% in Retail Trade; and 9.1% 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 (20.6% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (3.3% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in administrative and support services (2.9% compared to 4.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Sunshine North increased by 155 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Sunshine North were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-91 persons)
  • Education and Training (+71 persons)
  • Administrative and Support Services (-58 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+54 persons)