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Casey Foothills

Industry sector of employment

More Casey Foothills residents worked in construction than any other industry in 2011.

Casey Foothills’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
Casey Foothills - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing521.00.7320.70.8+20
Mining00.00.260.10.2-6
Manufacturing62312.617.560614.020.3+17
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services450.91.1260.60.9+19
Construction81516.510.166015.29.5+156
Wholesale trade2996.06.52946.87.1+4
Retail Trade60912.311.857613.312.8+34
Accommodation and Food Services2465.04.81693.94.4+78
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1964.05.51834.25.8+13
Information Media and Telecommunications521.01.5611.41.6-9
Financial and Insurance Services1272.63.41272.93.2-1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services701.41.2641.51.2+6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3046.14.72836.54.2+21
Administrative and Support Services1172.43.3912.13.2+26
Public Administration and Safety1332.73.91403.23.6-7
Education and Training3386.85.53137.24.7+25
Health Care and Social Assistance4158.410.13257.58.3+91
Arts and Recreation Services921.81.3561.31.1+36
Other Services2745.54.21944.54.0+79
Inadequately described or not stated1473.02.91313.03.1+16

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, Casey Foothills: 1.0% Mining, Casey Foothills: 0.0% Manufacturing, Casey Foothills: 12.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Casey Foothills: 0.9% Construction, Casey Foothills: 16.5% Wholesale trade, Casey Foothills: 6.0% Retail Trade, Casey Foothills: 12.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Casey Foothills: 5.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Casey Foothills: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Casey Foothills: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Casey Foothills: 2.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Casey Foothills: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Casey Foothills: 6.1% Administrative and Support Services, Casey Foothills: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Casey Foothills: 2.7% Education and Training, Casey Foothills: 6.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Casey Foothills: 8.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Casey Foothills: 1.8% Other Services, Casey Foothills: 5.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Casey Foothills: 3.0%
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, Casey Foothills: +20 Mining, Casey Foothills: -6 Manufacturing, Casey Foothills: +17 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Casey Foothills: +19 Construction, Casey Foothills: +156 Wholesale trade, Casey Foothills: +4 Retail Trade, Casey Foothills: +34 Accommodation and Food Services, Casey Foothills: +78 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Casey Foothills: +13 Information Media and Telecommunications, Casey Foothills: -9 Financial and Insurance Services, Casey Foothills: -1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Casey Foothills: +6 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Casey Foothills: +21 Administrative and Support Services, Casey Foothills: +26 Public Administration and Safety, Casey Foothills: -7 Education and Training, Casey Foothills: +25 Health Care and Social Assistance, Casey Foothills: +91 Arts and Recreation Services, Casey Foothills: +36 Other Services, Casey Foothills: +79 Inadequately described or not stated, Casey Foothills: +16
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 Casey Foothills in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (815 people or 16.5%)
  • Manufacturing (623 people or 12.6%)
  • Retail Trade (609 people or 12.3%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,047 people in total or 41.3% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (16.5% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (12.6% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (8.4% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (4.0% compared to 5.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Casey Foothills increased by 617 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Construction (+156 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+91 persons)
  • Other Services (+79 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+78 persons)