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Industry sector of employment

More City of Casey residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

The City of Casey’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
City of Casey - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing8790.70.58520.80.6+27
Mining2260.20.21660.20.2+60
Manufacturing20,92217.510.820,48020.312.9+442
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,3411.11.09230.90.7+418
Construction12,08410.18.29,5569.57.4+2,528
Wholesale trade7,7126.55.07,1287.15.5+584
Retail Trade14,05911.810.612,90712.811.3+1,152
Accommodation and Food Services5,6894.85.94,4634.45.6+1,226
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6,5485.54.85,8145.84.7+734
Information Media and Telecommunications1,8451.52.31,6031.62.5+242
Financial and Insurance Services4,0333.44.83,1853.24.7+848
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,4081.21.51,1791.21.4+229
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5,5794.78.94,1944.28.2+1,385
Administrative and Support Services3,9303.33.53,2713.23.5+659
Public Administration and Safety4,6043.95.13,6373.65.0+967
Education and Training6,5475.57.94,7764.77.6+1,771
Health Care and Social Assistance12,09110.111.18,3378.310.0+3,754
Arts and Recreation Services1,5731.31.81,1511.11.7+422
Other Services4,9674.23.63,9884.03.6+979
Inadequately described or not stated3,4972.92.53,0713.12.7+426

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, Greater Melbourne: 0.5% Mining, Greater Melbourne: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Melbourne: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Construction, Greater Melbourne: 8.2% Wholesale trade, Greater Melbourne: 5.0% Retail Trade, Greater Melbourne: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Melbourne: 5.1% Education and Training, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Melbourne: 11.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% Other Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Casey: 0.7% Mining, City of Casey: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Casey: 17.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Casey: 1.1% Construction, City of Casey: 10.1% Wholesale trade, City of Casey: 6.5% Retail Trade, City of Casey: 11.8% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Casey: 4.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Casey: 5.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Casey: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Casey: 3.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Casey: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Casey: 4.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Casey: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, City of Casey: 3.9% Education and Training, City of Casey: 5.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Casey: 10.1% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Casey: 1.3% Other Services, City of Casey: 4.2% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Casey: 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, City of Casey: +27 Mining, City of Casey: +60 Manufacturing, City of Casey: +442 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Casey: +418 Construction, City of Casey: +2,528 Wholesale trade, City of Casey: +584 Retail Trade, City of Casey: +1,152 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Casey: +1,226 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Casey: +734 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Casey: +242 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Casey: +848 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Casey: +229 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Casey: +1,385 Administrative and Support Services, City of Casey: +659 Public Administration and Safety, City of Casey: +967 Education and Training, City of Casey: +1,771 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Casey: +3,754 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Casey: +422 Other Services, City of Casey: +979 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Casey: +426
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 City of Casey in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (20,922 people or 17.5%)
  • Retail Trade (14,059 people or 11.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (12,091 people or 10.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 47,072 people in total or 39.4% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 10.8% in Manufacturing; 10.6% in Retail Trade; and 11.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the City of Casey and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (17.5% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (10.1% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (4.7% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (5.5% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Casey increased by 18,853 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in the City of Casey were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+3,754 persons)
  • Construction (+2,528 persons)
  • Education and Training (+1,771 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+1,385 persons)