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Berwick (South)

Industry sector of employment

More Berwick (South) residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Berwick (South)’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
Berwick (South) - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing330.30.7340.40.8-1
Mining190.20.2120.20.2+7
Manufacturing1,54013.617.51,28016.320.3+260
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1881.71.1690.90.9+119
Construction1,22710.810.180910.39.5+418
Wholesale trade7196.36.55907.57.1+129
Retail Trade1,31311.611.81,02313.012.8+290
Accommodation and Food Services4794.24.83184.04.4+161
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4724.25.53494.45.8+123
Information Media and Telecommunications2011.81.51552.01.6+46
Financial and Insurance Services4964.43.43184.03.2+178
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1651.51.21371.71.2+28
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6615.84.74125.24.2+249
Administrative and Support Services3693.33.32443.13.2+125
Public Administration and Safety5204.63.93073.93.6+213
Education and Training8227.35.54896.24.7+333
Health Care and Social Assistance1,21810.810.17139.18.3+505
Arts and Recreation Services1401.21.3710.91.1+69
Other Services4654.14.23444.44.0+121
Inadequately described or not stated2772.42.91972.53.1+80

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 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% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Berwick (South): 0.3% Mining, Berwick (South): 0.2% Manufacturing, Berwick (South): 13.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Berwick (South): 1.7% Construction, Berwick (South): 10.8% Wholesale trade, Berwick (South): 6.3% Retail Trade, Berwick (South): 11.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Berwick (South): 4.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Berwick (South): 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Berwick (South): 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Berwick (South): 4.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Berwick (South): 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Berwick (South): 5.8% Administrative and Support Services, Berwick (South): 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Berwick (South): 4.6% Education and Training, Berwick (South): 7.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Berwick (South): 10.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Berwick (South): 1.2% Other Services, Berwick (South): 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Berwick (South): 2.4%
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, Berwick (South): -1 Mining, Berwick (South): +7 Manufacturing, Berwick (South): +260 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Berwick (South): +119 Construction, Berwick (South): +418 Wholesale trade, Berwick (South): +129 Retail Trade, Berwick (South): +290 Accommodation and Food Services, Berwick (South): +161 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Berwick (South): +123 Information Media and Telecommunications, Berwick (South): +46 Financial and Insurance Services, Berwick (South): +178 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Berwick (South): +28 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Berwick (South): +249 Administrative and Support Services, Berwick (South): +125 Public Administration and Safety, Berwick (South): +213 Education and Training, Berwick (South): +333 Health Care and Social Assistance, Berwick (South): +505 Arts and Recreation Services, Berwick (South): +69 Other Services, Berwick (South): +121 Inadequately described or not stated, Berwick (South): +80
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 Berwick (South) in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (1,540 people or 13.6%)
  • Retail Trade (1,313 people or 11.6%)
  • Construction (1,227 people or 10.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 4,080 people in total or 36.0% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Casey employed 17.5% in Manufacturing; 11.8% in Retail Trade; and 10.1% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Berwick (South) and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (7.3% compared to 5.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (5.8% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (13.6% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (4.2% compared to 5.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Berwick (South) increased by 3,454 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Berwick (South) were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+505 persons)
  • Construction (+418 persons)
  • Education and Training (+333 persons)
  • Retail Trade (+290 persons)