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Cranbourne East

Industry sector of employment

More Cranbourne East residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Cranbourne East’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
Cranbourne East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing461.20.7281.50.8+18
Mining40.10.200.00.2+4
Manufacturing62016.917.534818.920.3+272
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services431.21.1120.70.9+31
Construction3619.910.118710.29.5+174
Wholesale trade2536.96.51327.27.1+122
Retail Trade46112.611.824813.512.8+214
Accommodation and Food Services1454.04.8864.74.4+59
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2145.85.51126.15.8+102
Information Media and Telecommunications591.61.5291.61.6+30
Financial and Insurance Services992.73.4452.53.2+54
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services431.21.2201.11.2+23
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1443.94.7703.84.2+74
Administrative and Support Services1082.93.3563.13.2+52
Public Administration and Safety1403.83.9693.73.6+71
Education and Training1885.15.5884.84.7+100
Health Care and Social Assistance42611.610.11407.68.3+286
Arts and Recreation Services742.01.3171.01.1+56
Other Services1484.14.2925.04.0+57
Inadequately described or not stated872.42.9603.33.1+27

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, Cranbourne East: 1.2% Mining, Cranbourne East: 0.1% Manufacturing, Cranbourne East: 16.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cranbourne East: 1.2% Construction, Cranbourne East: 9.9% Wholesale trade, Cranbourne East: 6.9% Retail Trade, Cranbourne East: 12.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Cranbourne East: 4.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cranbourne East: 5.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Cranbourne East: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Cranbourne East: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cranbourne East: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cranbourne East: 3.9% Administrative and Support Services, Cranbourne East: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Cranbourne East: 3.8% Education and Training, Cranbourne East: 5.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Cranbourne East: 11.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Cranbourne East: 2.0% Other Services, Cranbourne East: 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Cranbourne East: 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, Cranbourne East: +18 Mining, Cranbourne East: +4 Manufacturing, Cranbourne East: +272 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cranbourne East: +31 Construction, Cranbourne East: +174 Wholesale trade, Cranbourne East: +122 Retail Trade, Cranbourne East: +214 Accommodation and Food Services, Cranbourne East: +59 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cranbourne East: +102 Information Media and Telecommunications, Cranbourne East: +30 Financial and Insurance Services, Cranbourne East: +54 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cranbourne East: +23 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cranbourne East: +74 Administrative and Support Services, Cranbourne East: +52 Public Administration and Safety, Cranbourne East: +71 Education and Training, Cranbourne East: +100 Health Care and Social Assistance, Cranbourne East: +286 Arts and Recreation Services, Cranbourne East: +56 Other Services, Cranbourne East: +57 Inadequately described or not stated, Cranbourne East: +27
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 Cranbourne East in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (620 people or 16.9%)
  • Retail Trade (461 people or 12.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (426 people or 11.6%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,507 people in total or 41.1% 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 Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major difference between the jobs held by the population of Cranbourne East and the City of Casey was:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (11.6% compared to 10.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Cranbourne East increased by 1,826 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+286 persons)
  • Manufacturing (+272 persons)
  • Retail Trade (+214 persons)
  • Construction (+174 persons)