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Berwick (South)

Industry sector of employment

More Berwick (South) residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2016.

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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Berwick (South) - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing450.40.9330.30.7+12
Mining70.10.2190.20.2-12
Manufacturing1,20310.012.41,54013.617.5-337
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1321.11.11881.71.1-56
Construction1,22710.210.51,22710.810.10
Retail Trade1,28310.711.31,31311.611.8-30
Wholesale trade5854.94.77196.36.5-133
Accommodation and Food Services6955.85.34784.24.8+217
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5334.45.64724.25.5+61
Information Media and Telecommunications2472.11.52001.81.5+46
Financial and Insurance Services4543.83.24964.43.4-41
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1631.41.31651.51.2-2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8036.74.96615.84.7+142
Administrative and Support Services3412.83.53693.33.3-28
Public Administration and Safety4994.23.85194.63.9-21
Education and Training9838.26.28217.35.5+161
Health Care and Social Assistance1,56813.012.21,21810.810.1+350
Arts and Recreation Services2151.81.41401.21.3+75
Other Services4834.04.14654.14.2+18
Inadequately described or not stated5544.66.02772.42.9+277

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 Casey: 0.9% Mining, City of Casey: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Casey: 12.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Casey: 1.1% Construction, City of Casey: 10.5% Retail Trade, City of Casey: 11.3% Wholesale trade, City of Casey: 4.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Casey: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Casey: 5.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Casey: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Casey: 3.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Casey: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Casey: 4.9% Administrative and Support Services, City of Casey: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Casey: 3.8% Education and Training, City of Casey: 6.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Casey: 12.2% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Casey: 1.4% Other Services, City of Casey: 4.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Berwick (South): 0.4% Mining, Berwick (South): 0.1% Manufacturing, Berwick (South): 10.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Berwick (South): 1.1% Construction, Berwick (South): 10.2% Retail Trade, Berwick (South): 10.7% Wholesale trade, Berwick (South): 4.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Berwick (South): 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Berwick (South): 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Berwick (South): 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Berwick (South): 3.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Berwick (South): 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Berwick (South): 6.7% Administrative and Support Services, Berwick (South): 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Berwick (South): 4.2% Education and Training, Berwick (South): 8.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Berwick (South): 13.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Berwick (South): 1.8% Other Services, Berwick (South): 4.0%
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, Berwick (South): +12 Mining, Berwick (South): -12 Manufacturing, Berwick (South): -337 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Berwick (South): -56 Construction, Berwick (South): 0 Retail Trade, Berwick (South): -30 Wholesale trade, Berwick (South): -133 Accommodation and Food Services, Berwick (South): +217 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Berwick (South): +61 Information Media and Telecommunications, Berwick (South): +46 Financial and Insurance Services, Berwick (South): -41 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Berwick (South): -2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Berwick (South): +142 Administrative and Support Services, Berwick (South): -28 Public Administration and Safety, Berwick (South): -21 Education and Training, Berwick (South): +161 Health Care and Social Assistance, Berwick (South): +350 Arts and Recreation Services, Berwick (South): +75 Other Services, Berwick (South): +18
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 Berwick (South) in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,568 people or 13.0%)
  • Retail Trade (1,283 people or 10.7%)
  • Construction (1,227 people or 10.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 4,078 people in total or 33.9% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Casey employed 12.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.3% in Retail Trade; and 10.5% 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 (8.2% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (6.7% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (10.0% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (4.4% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Berwick (South) increased by 701 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2011 and 2016 in Berwick (South) were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+350 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-337 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+217 persons)
  • Education and Training (+161 persons)

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