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Devon Meadows

Industry sector of employment

More Devon Meadows residents worked in construction than any other industry in 2011.

Devon Meadows’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
Devon Meadows - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing749.70.7718.90.8+4
Mining00.00.200.00.20
Manufacturing9212.117.513216.720.3-40
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services00.01.140.50.9-4
Construction12516.410.19612.29.5+29
Wholesale trade425.56.5516.47.1-8
Retail Trade617.911.8678.412.8-6
Accommodation and Food Services273.64.8334.14.4-6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing526.95.5556.95.8-2
Information Media and Telecommunications60.81.591.11.6-3
Financial and Insurance Services111.43.4192.43.2-8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services70.91.260.81.2+1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services344.54.7313.94.2+3
Administrative and Support Services222.93.3121.53.2+10
Public Administration and Safety253.33.9253.13.60
Education and Training384.95.5384.84.70
Health Care and Social Assistance466.010.1617.78.3-15
Arts and Recreation Services212.81.3334.11.1-12
Other Services466.04.2364.54.0+10
Inadequately described or not stated344.42.9162.03.1+18

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, Devon Meadows: 9.7% Mining, Devon Meadows: 0.0% Manufacturing, Devon Meadows: 12.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Devon Meadows: 0.0% Construction, Devon Meadows: 16.4% Wholesale trade, Devon Meadows: 5.5% Retail Trade, Devon Meadows: 7.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Devon Meadows: 3.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Devon Meadows: 6.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Devon Meadows: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Devon Meadows: 1.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Devon Meadows: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Devon Meadows: 4.5% Administrative and Support Services, Devon Meadows: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Devon Meadows: 3.3% Education and Training, Devon Meadows: 4.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Devon Meadows: 6.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Devon Meadows: 2.8% Other Services, Devon Meadows: 6.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Devon Meadows: 4.4%
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, Devon Meadows: +4 Mining, Devon Meadows: 0 Manufacturing, Devon Meadows: -40 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Devon Meadows: -4 Construction, Devon Meadows: +29 Wholesale trade, Devon Meadows: -8 Retail Trade, Devon Meadows: -6 Accommodation and Food Services, Devon Meadows: -6 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Devon Meadows: -2 Information Media and Telecommunications, Devon Meadows: -3 Financial and Insurance Services, Devon Meadows: -8 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Devon Meadows: +1 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Devon Meadows: +3 Administrative and Support Services, Devon Meadows: +10 Public Administration and Safety, Devon Meadows: 0 Education and Training, Devon Meadows: 0 Health Care and Social Assistance, Devon Meadows: -15 Arts and Recreation Services, Devon Meadows: -12 Other Services, Devon Meadows: +10 Inadequately described or not stated, Devon Meadows: +18
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 Devon Meadows in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (125 people or 16.4%)
  • Manufacturing (92 people or 12.1%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (74 people or 9.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 291 people in total or 38.2% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Casey employed 10.1% in Construction; 17.5% in Manufacturing; and 0.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (9.7% compared to 0.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (16.4% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (12.1% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (6.0% compared to 10.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Devon Meadows decreased by 28 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Devon Meadows between 2006 and 2011.