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Horseshoe Bend Ward

Industry sector of employment

More Horseshoe Bend Ward residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2016.

Horseshoe Bend Ward’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
Horseshoe Bend Ward - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1040.80.6260.20.3+79
Mining0--0.10--0.10
Manufacturing1,39011.210.91,91715.915.7-527
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services880.70.9470.40.9+41
Construction1,0678.67.79998.37.8+68
Retail Trade1,28310.310.51,26510.511.1+19
Wholesale trade4023.23.45724.74.5-170
Accommodation and Food Services9547.77.58186.86.6+136
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,1609.49.51,1349.49.2+26
Information Media and Telecommunications1441.21.51511.31.6-6
Financial and Insurance Services3652.93.64673.94.3-102
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1541.21.31060.91.1+48
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5384.34.75494.64.9-11
Administrative and Support Services5874.74.44613.84.0+126
Public Administration and Safety5034.14.45454.54.5-42
Education and Training7526.16.16895.75.4+63
Health Care and Social Assistance1,1839.59.91,0748.99.1+109
Arts and Recreation Services2051.71.61821.51.5+24
Other Services5854.74.25314.43.7+54
Inadequately described or not stated9327.57.25274.43.8+405

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, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 0.8% Manufacturing, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 11.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 0.7% Construction, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 8.6% Retail Trade, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 10.3% Wholesale trade, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 3.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 7.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 9.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 4.7% Public Administration and Safety, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 4.1% Education and Training, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 6.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 9.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.7% Other Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 4.7%
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, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +79 Mining, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 0 Manufacturing, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -527 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +41 Construction, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +68 Retail Trade, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +19 Wholesale trade, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -170 Accommodation and Food Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +136 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +26 Information Media and Telecommunications, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -6 Financial and Insurance Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -102 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +48 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -11 Administrative and Support Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +126 Public Administration and Safety, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -42 Education and Training, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +63 Health Care and Social Assistance, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +109 Arts and Recreation Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +24 Other Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +54
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 Horseshoe Bend Ward in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (1,390 people or 11.2%)
  • Retail Trade (1,283 people or 10.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,183 people or 9.5%)

In combination, these three industries employed 3,856 people in total or 31.1% 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.

There were no major differences between Horseshoe Bend Ward and City of Brimbank in 2016.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Horseshoe Bend Ward increased by 339 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2011 and 2016 in Horseshoe Bend Ward were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-527 persons)
  • Wholesale trade (-170 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+136 persons)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+126 persons)

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