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Keilor District

Industry sector of employment

More Keilor District residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

Keilor 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 District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing120.20.3190.40.3-7
Mining00.00.180.20.1-8
Manufacturing52010.215.762011.819.3-100
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services220.40.9220.40.60
Construction54210.77.85099.77.3+33
Wholesale trade2605.14.52584.94.9+3
Retail Trade58411.511.169013.111.6-106
Accommodation and Food Services2484.96.62594.96.0-11
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4328.59.24238.08.7+9
Information Media and Telecommunications931.81.6931.81.80
Financial and Insurance Services2394.74.32094.03.9+31
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services581.11.1941.81.1-36
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3466.84.93045.84.3+42
Administrative and Support Services1382.74.01843.54.3-46
Public Administration and Safety2755.44.52334.44.3+42
Education and Training4629.15.44368.34.9+26
Health Care and Social Assistance4508.99.14428.47.5+8
Arts and Recreation Services921.81.5911.71.3+1
Other Services1763.53.72234.23.7-47
Inadequately described or not stated1342.63.81462.84.0-12

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, Keilor District: 0.2% Mining, Keilor District: 0.0% Manufacturing, Keilor District: 10.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Keilor District: 0.4% Construction, Keilor District: 10.7% Wholesale trade, Keilor District: 5.1% Retail Trade, Keilor District: 11.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Keilor District: 4.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Keilor District: 8.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Keilor District: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Keilor District: 4.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Keilor District: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Keilor District: 6.8% Administrative and Support Services, Keilor District: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Keilor District: 5.4% Education and Training, Keilor District: 9.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Keilor District: 8.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Keilor District: 1.8% Other Services, Keilor District: 3.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Keilor District: 2.6%
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 District: -7 Mining, Keilor District: -8 Manufacturing, Keilor District: -100 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Keilor District: 0 Construction, Keilor District: +33 Wholesale trade, Keilor District: +3 Retail Trade, Keilor District: -106 Accommodation and Food Services, Keilor District: -11 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Keilor District: +9 Information Media and Telecommunications, Keilor District: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, Keilor District: +31 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Keilor District: -36 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Keilor District: +42 Administrative and Support Services, Keilor District: -46 Public Administration and Safety, Keilor District: +42 Education and Training, Keilor District: +26 Health Care and Social Assistance, Keilor District: +8 Arts and Recreation Services, Keilor District: +1 Other Services, Keilor District: -47 Inadequately described or not stated, Keilor District: -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 Keilor District in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (584 people or 11.5%)
  • Construction (542 people or 10.7%)
  • Manufacturing (520 people or 10.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,646 people in total or 32.4% of the total employed resident population.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Keilor District and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (9.1% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (10.7% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (6.8% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (10.2% compared to 15.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Keilor District decreased by 178 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Retail Trade (-106 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-100 persons)