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Horseshoe Bend Ward

Industry sector of employment

More Horseshoe Bend Ward residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Horseshoe Bend Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing260.20.3340.30.3-8
Mining00.00.140.00.1-4
Manufacturing1,91715.915.72,08417.819.3-167
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services470.40.9810.70.6-34
Construction9998.37.89087.87.3+92
Wholesale trade5724.74.55464.74.9+26
Retail Trade1,26510.511.11,31311.211.6-48
Accommodation and Food Services8196.86.67146.16.0+105
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,1359.49.29698.38.7+165
Information Media and Telecommunications1511.31.61841.61.8-33
Financial and Insurance Services4673.94.34393.83.9+28
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1060.91.11491.31.1-43
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5504.64.95244.54.3+26
Administrative and Support Services4613.84.05204.54.3-59
Public Administration and Safety5464.54.55384.64.3+8
Education and Training6895.75.46335.44.9+56
Health Care and Social Assistance1,0748.99.18977.77.5+177
Arts and Recreation Services1821.51.52101.81.3-28
Other Services5324.43.74764.13.7+56
Inadequately described or not stated5284.43.84644.04.0+64

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, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 0.2% Mining, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 0.0% Manufacturing, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 15.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 0.4% Construction, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 8.3% Wholesale trade, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 4.7% Retail Trade, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 10.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 6.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 9.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 3.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 4.6% Administrative and Support Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 3.8% Public Administration and Safety, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 4.5% Education and Training, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 5.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 8.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.5% Other Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 4.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 4.4%
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, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -8 Mining, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -4 Manufacturing, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -167 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -34 Construction, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +92 Wholesale trade, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +26 Retail Trade, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -48 Accommodation and Food Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +105 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +165 Information Media and Telecommunications, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -33 Financial and Insurance Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +28 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -43 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +26 Administrative and Support Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -59 Public Administration and Safety, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +8 Education and Training, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +56 Health Care and Social Assistance, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +177 Arts and Recreation Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -28 Other Services, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +56 Inadequately described or not stated, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +64
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 Horseshoe Bend Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (1,917 people or 15.9%)
  • Retail Trade (1,265 people or 10.5%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1,135 people or 9.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 4,317 people in total or 35.8% 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.

There were no major differences between Horseshoe Bend Ward and City of Brimbank in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Horseshoe Bend Ward increased by 379 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Horseshoe Bend Ward were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+177 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-167 persons)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+165 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+105 persons)