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St Albans District

Industry sector of employment

More St Albans District residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

St Albans 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
St Albans District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing400.20.3570.40.3-17
Mining00.00.160.00.1-6
Manufacturing2,98118.015.73,40421.519.3-423
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services960.60.91010.60.6-5
Construction1,1326.87.81,0646.77.3+68
Wholesale trade7704.74.57664.84.9+4
Retail Trade1,74110.511.11,74611.111.6-5
Accommodation and Food Services1,2277.46.61,0096.46.0+218
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,5579.49.21,3268.48.7+231
Information Media and Telecommunications1881.11.62381.51.8-50
Financial and Insurance Services5963.64.35383.43.9+58
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1160.71.11310.81.1-15
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6203.74.95873.74.3+33
Administrative and Support Services8114.94.08245.24.3-13
Public Administration and Safety6513.94.56233.94.3+28
Education and Training7284.45.46384.04.9+90
Health Care and Social Assistance1,5069.19.11,1757.47.5+331
Arts and Recreation Services2151.31.52211.41.3-6
Other Services6413.93.76103.93.7+31
Inadequately described or not stated9405.73.87334.64.0+207

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 District: 0.2% Mining, St Albans District: 0.0% Manufacturing, St Albans District: 18.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, St Albans District: 0.6% Construction, St Albans District: 6.8% Wholesale trade, St Albans District: 4.7% Retail Trade, St Albans District: 10.5% Accommodation and Food Services, St Albans District: 7.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, St Albans District: 9.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, St Albans District: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, St Albans District: 3.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, St Albans District: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, St Albans District: 3.7% Administrative and Support Services, St Albans District: 4.9% Public Administration and Safety, St Albans District: 3.9% Education and Training, St Albans District: 4.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, St Albans District: 9.1% Arts and Recreation Services, St Albans District: 1.3% Other Services, St Albans District: 3.9% Inadequately described or not stated, St Albans District: 5.7%
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 District: -17 Mining, St Albans District: -6 Manufacturing, St Albans District: -423 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, St Albans District: -5 Construction, St Albans District: +68 Wholesale trade, St Albans District: +4 Retail Trade, St Albans District: -5 Accommodation and Food Services, St Albans District: +218 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, St Albans District: +231 Information Media and Telecommunications, St Albans District: -50 Financial and Insurance Services, St Albans District: +58 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, St Albans District: -15 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, St Albans District: +33 Administrative and Support Services, St Albans District: -13 Public Administration and Safety, St Albans District: +28 Education and Training, St Albans District: +90 Health Care and Social Assistance, St Albans District: +331 Arts and Recreation Services, St Albans District: -6 Other Services, St Albans District: +31 Inadequately described or not stated, St Albans District: +207
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 District in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (2,981 people or 18.0%)
  • Retail Trade (1,741 people or 10.5%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1,557 people or 9.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 6,279 people in total or 37.9% 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 District and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (18.0% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (3.7% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in St Albans District increased by 759 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-423 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+331 persons)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+231 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+218 persons)