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Narre Warren

Industry sector of employment

More Narre Warren residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Narre Warren’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
Narre Warren - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing230.20.7440.40.8-21
Mining40.00.240.00.20
Manufacturing2,13617.217.52,46520.320.3-329
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1361.11.11341.10.9+2
Construction1,26810.210.11,1519.59.5+117
Wholesale trade8036.56.58216.87.1-18
Retail Trade1,58212.811.81,68713.912.8-105
Accommodation and Food Services6074.94.85184.34.4+89
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7165.85.56915.75.8+25
Information Media and Telecommunications2071.71.51921.61.6+15
Financial and Insurance Services3693.03.43552.93.2+14
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1201.01.21251.01.2-5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5844.74.74793.94.2+105
Administrative and Support Services4223.43.34213.53.2+1
Public Administration and Safety5234.23.94854.03.6+38
Education and Training6765.55.55694.74.7+107
Health Care and Social Assistance1,1399.210.11,0008.28.3+139
Arts and Recreation Services1251.01.31371.11.1-12
Other Services5914.84.25134.24.0+78
Inadequately described or not stated3683.02.93643.03.1+4

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, Narre Warren: 0.2% Mining, Narre Warren: 0.0% Manufacturing, Narre Warren: 17.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Narre Warren: 1.1% Construction, Narre Warren: 10.2% Wholesale trade, Narre Warren: 6.5% Retail Trade, Narre Warren: 12.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Narre Warren: 4.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Narre Warren: 5.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Narre Warren: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Narre Warren: 3.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Narre Warren: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Narre Warren: 4.7% Administrative and Support Services, Narre Warren: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Narre Warren: 4.2% Education and Training, Narre Warren: 5.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Narre Warren: 9.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Narre Warren: 1.0% Other Services, Narre Warren: 4.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Narre Warren: 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, Narre Warren: -21 Mining, Narre Warren: 0 Manufacturing, Narre Warren: -329 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Narre Warren: +2 Construction, Narre Warren: +117 Wholesale trade, Narre Warren: -18 Retail Trade, Narre Warren: -105 Accommodation and Food Services, Narre Warren: +89 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Narre Warren: +25 Information Media and Telecommunications, Narre Warren: +15 Financial and Insurance Services, Narre Warren: +14 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Narre Warren: -5 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Narre Warren: +105 Administrative and Support Services, Narre Warren: +1 Public Administration and Safety, Narre Warren: +38 Education and Training, Narre Warren: +107 Health Care and Social Assistance, Narre Warren: +139 Arts and Recreation Services, Narre Warren: -12 Other Services, Narre Warren: +78 Inadequately described or not stated, Narre Warren: +4
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 Narre Warren in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (2,136 people or 17.2%)
  • Retail Trade (1,582 people or 12.8%)
  • Construction (1,268 people or 10.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 4,986 people in total or 40.2% 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 Construction.

There were no major differences between Narre Warren and City of Casey in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Narre Warren increased by 243 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-329 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+139 persons)
  • Construction (+117 persons)
  • Education and Training (+107 persons)