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Cranbourne South

Industry sector of employment

More Cranbourne South residents worked in construction than any other industry in 2011.

Cranbourne 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
Cranbourne South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing212.30.7252.90.8-4
Mining00.00.210.10.2-1
Manufacturing11412.717.511212.820.3+2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services00.01.130.30.9-3
Construction16017.910.114116.29.5+19
Wholesale trade616.86.5728.27.1-11
Retail Trade9710.811.810311.812.8-6
Accommodation and Food Services434.84.8354.04.4+8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing576.45.5677.75.8-10
Information Media and Telecommunications91.01.591.01.60
Financial and Insurance Services182.03.4172.03.2+1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services101.11.210.11.2+9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services525.84.7526.04.20
Administrative and Support Services161.83.3222.53.2-6
Public Administration and Safety273.03.9313.63.6-4
Education and Training475.25.5374.34.7+10
Health Care and Social Assistance525.810.1475.48.3+5
Arts and Recreation Services212.31.3242.71.1-3
Other Services677.54.2485.54.0+19
Inadequately described or not stated242.72.9242.73.10

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 South: 2.3% Mining, Cranbourne South: 0.0% Manufacturing, Cranbourne South: 12.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cranbourne South: 0.0% Construction, Cranbourne South: 17.9% Wholesale trade, Cranbourne South: 6.8% Retail Trade, Cranbourne South: 10.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Cranbourne South: 4.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cranbourne South: 6.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Cranbourne South: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Cranbourne South: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cranbourne South: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cranbourne South: 5.8% Administrative and Support Services, Cranbourne South: 1.8% Public Administration and Safety, Cranbourne South: 3.0% Education and Training, Cranbourne South: 5.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Cranbourne South: 5.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Cranbourne South: 2.3% Other Services, Cranbourne South: 7.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Cranbourne South: 2.7%
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 South: -4 Mining, Cranbourne South: -1 Manufacturing, Cranbourne South: +2 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cranbourne South: -3 Construction, Cranbourne South: +19 Wholesale trade, Cranbourne South: -11 Retail Trade, Cranbourne South: -6 Accommodation and Food Services, Cranbourne South: +8 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cranbourne South: -10 Information Media and Telecommunications, Cranbourne South: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, Cranbourne South: +1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cranbourne South: +9 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cranbourne South: 0 Administrative and Support Services, Cranbourne South: -6 Public Administration and Safety, Cranbourne South: -4 Education and Training, Cranbourne South: +10 Health Care and Social Assistance, Cranbourne South: +5 Arts and Recreation Services, Cranbourne South: -3 Other Services, Cranbourne South: +19 Inadequately described or not stated, Cranbourne South: 0
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 South in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (160 people or 17.9%)
  • Manufacturing (114 people or 12.7%)
  • Retail Trade (97 people or 10.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 371 people in total or 41.4% 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 Cranbourne South and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (17.9% compared to 10.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in other services (7.5% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (12.7% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (5.8% compared to 10.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Cranbourne South increased by 23 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Cranbourne South between 2006 and 2011.