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Taylors Ward

Industry sector of employment

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

Taylors 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
Taylors Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing90.00.3430.20.3-34
Mining140.10.1190.10.1-5
Manufacturing3,25313.415.73,97016.819.3-717
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1750.70.91530.60.6+22
Construction2,1728.97.81,9588.37.3+213
Wholesale trade1,1214.64.51,1895.04.9-68
Retail Trade3,16413.011.13,08913.111.6+75
Accommodation and Food Services1,4756.16.61,3945.96.0+81
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,2659.39.22,0378.68.7+229
Information Media and Telecommunications4021.61.64802.01.8-78
Financial and Insurance Services1,2105.04.31,0984.63.9+112
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2721.11.13091.31.1-37
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,3185.44.91,1544.94.3+164
Administrative and Support Services8993.74.08463.64.3+53
Public Administration and Safety1,2034.94.51,0514.44.3+152
Education and Training1,4255.85.41,2495.34.9+176
Health Care and Social Assistance2,1028.69.11,7407.47.5+362
Arts and Recreation Services2831.21.52711.11.3+12
Other Services8893.73.78563.63.7+33
Inadequately described or not stated7092.93.87563.24.0-47

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, Taylors Ward: 0.0% Mining, Taylors Ward: 0.1% Manufacturing, Taylors Ward: 13.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Taylors Ward: 0.7% Construction, Taylors Ward: 8.9% Wholesale trade, Taylors Ward: 4.6% Retail Trade, Taylors Ward: 13.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Taylors Ward: 6.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Taylors Ward: 9.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Taylors Ward: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Taylors Ward: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Taylors Ward: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Taylors Ward: 5.4% Administrative and Support Services, Taylors Ward: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, Taylors Ward: 4.9% Education and Training, Taylors Ward: 5.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Taylors Ward: 8.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Taylors Ward: 1.2% Other Services, Taylors Ward: 3.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Taylors Ward: 2.9%
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, Taylors Ward: -34 Mining, Taylors Ward: -5 Manufacturing, Taylors Ward: -717 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Taylors Ward: +22 Construction, Taylors Ward: +213 Wholesale trade, Taylors Ward: -68 Retail Trade, Taylors Ward: +75 Accommodation and Food Services, Taylors Ward: +81 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Taylors Ward: +229 Information Media and Telecommunications, Taylors Ward: -78 Financial and Insurance Services, Taylors Ward: +112 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Taylors Ward: -37 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Taylors Ward: +164 Administrative and Support Services, Taylors Ward: +53 Public Administration and Safety, Taylors Ward: +152 Education and Training, Taylors Ward: +176 Health Care and Social Assistance, Taylors Ward: +362 Arts and Recreation Services, Taylors Ward: +12 Other Services, Taylors Ward: +33 Inadequately described or not stated, Taylors Ward: -47
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 Taylors Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (3,253 people or 13.4%)
  • Retail Trade (3,164 people or 13.0%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2,265 people or 9.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 8,682 people in total or 35.6% 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 Taylors Ward and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (13.0% compared to 11.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (8.9% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (13.4% compared to 15.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Taylors Ward increased by 698 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-717 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+362 persons)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+229 persons)
  • Construction (+213 persons)