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Cranbourne West

Industry sector of employment

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

Cranbourne West’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 West - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing290.70.7300.90.8-1
Mining00.00.2100.30.2-10
Manufacturing86721.817.576223.120.3+105
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services721.81.1421.30.9+30
Construction3498.810.13029.19.5+47
Wholesale trade2706.86.52266.87.1+44
Retail Trade43611.011.841412.512.8+22
Accommodation and Food Services1824.64.81314.04.4+51
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2365.95.52838.65.8-47
Information Media and Telecommunications471.21.5310.91.6+16
Financial and Insurance Services1072.73.4812.53.2+26
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services461.21.2682.11.2-22
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1223.14.7993.04.2+23
Administrative and Support Services1483.73.3962.93.2+52
Public Administration and Safety1253.13.91253.83.60
Education and Training1082.75.5722.24.7+36
Health Care and Social Assistance42810.810.12878.78.3+141
Arts and Recreation Services411.01.3240.71.1+17
Other Services1423.64.2993.04.0+43
Inadequately described or not stated2215.62.91233.73.1+98

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 West: 0.7% Mining, Cranbourne West: 0.0% Manufacturing, Cranbourne West: 21.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cranbourne West: 1.8% Construction, Cranbourne West: 8.8% Wholesale trade, Cranbourne West: 6.8% Retail Trade, Cranbourne West: 11.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Cranbourne West: 4.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cranbourne West: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Cranbourne West: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Cranbourne West: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cranbourne West: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cranbourne West: 3.1% Administrative and Support Services, Cranbourne West: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, Cranbourne West: 3.1% Education and Training, Cranbourne West: 2.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Cranbourne West: 10.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Cranbourne West: 1.0% Other Services, Cranbourne West: 3.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Cranbourne West: 5.6%
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 West: -1 Mining, Cranbourne West: -10 Manufacturing, Cranbourne West: +105 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cranbourne West: +30 Construction, Cranbourne West: +47 Wholesale trade, Cranbourne West: +44 Retail Trade, Cranbourne West: +22 Accommodation and Food Services, Cranbourne West: +51 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cranbourne West: -47 Information Media and Telecommunications, Cranbourne West: +16 Financial and Insurance Services, Cranbourne West: +26 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cranbourne West: -22 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cranbourne West: +23 Administrative and Support Services, Cranbourne West: +52 Public Administration and Safety, Cranbourne West: 0 Education and Training, Cranbourne West: +36 Health Care and Social Assistance, Cranbourne West: +141 Arts and Recreation Services, Cranbourne West: +17 Other Services, Cranbourne West: +43 Inadequately described or not stated, Cranbourne West: +98
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 West in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (867 people or 21.8%)
  • Retail Trade (436 people or 11.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (428 people or 10.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,731 people in total or 43.5% 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 differences between the jobs held by the population of Cranbourne West and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (21.8% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (2.7% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (3.1% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (8.8% compared to 10.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Cranbourne West increased by 671 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+141 persons)
  • Manufacturing (+105 persons)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+52 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+51 persons)