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Narre Warren South

Industry sector of employment

More Narre Warren South residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2016.

Narre Warren 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Narre Warren South - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing510.40.9330.20.7+18
Mining30.00.2140.10.2-11
Manufacturing1,76412.412.42,38917.317.5-625
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1100.81.11911.41.1-81
Construction1,49610.510.51,3739.910.1+123
Retail Trade1,71812.111.31,70112.311.8+17
Wholesale trade7185.04.79326.76.5-214
Accommodation and Food Services8385.95.36975.04.8+141
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7845.55.67865.75.5-3
Information Media and Telecommunications2311.61.52381.71.5-6
Financial and Insurance Services4593.23.25694.13.4-110
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1811.31.31300.91.2+51
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6424.54.96294.54.7+13
Administrative and Support Services4853.43.54553.33.3+30
Public Administration and Safety5934.23.85363.93.9+58
Education and Training8926.36.27555.55.5+137
Health Care and Social Assistance1,69011.912.21,3729.910.1+318
Arts and Recreation Services1851.31.41391.01.3+47
Other Services5774.14.15694.14.2+8
Inadequately described or not stated8105.76.03342.42.9+476

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2016
Industry sector of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Casey: 0.9% Mining, City of Casey: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Casey: 12.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Casey: 1.1% Construction, City of Casey: 10.5% Retail Trade, City of Casey: 11.3% Wholesale trade, City of Casey: 4.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Casey: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Casey: 5.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Casey: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Casey: 3.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Casey: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Casey: 4.9% Administrative and Support Services, City of Casey: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Casey: 3.8% Education and Training, City of Casey: 6.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Casey: 12.2% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Casey: 1.4% Other Services, City of Casey: 4.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Narre Warren South: 0.4% Mining, Narre Warren South: 0.0% Manufacturing, Narre Warren South: 12.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Narre Warren South: 0.8% Construction, Narre Warren South: 10.5% Retail Trade, Narre Warren South: 12.1% Wholesale trade, Narre Warren South: 5.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Narre Warren South: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Narre Warren South: 5.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Narre Warren South: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Narre Warren South: 3.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Narre Warren South: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Narre Warren South: 4.5% Administrative and Support Services, Narre Warren South: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Narre Warren South: 4.2% Education and Training, Narre Warren South: 6.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Narre Warren South: 11.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Narre Warren South: 1.3% Other Services, Narre Warren South: 4.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Narre Warren South: +18 Mining, Narre Warren South: -11 Manufacturing, Narre Warren South: -625 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Narre Warren South: -81 Construction, Narre Warren South: +123 Retail Trade, Narre Warren South: +17 Wholesale trade, Narre Warren South: -214 Accommodation and Food Services, Narre Warren South: +141 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Narre Warren South: -3 Information Media and Telecommunications, Narre Warren South: -6 Financial and Insurance Services, Narre Warren South: -110 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Narre Warren South: +51 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Narre Warren South: +13 Administrative and Support Services, Narre Warren South: +30 Public Administration and Safety, Narre Warren South: +58 Education and Training, Narre Warren South: +137 Health Care and Social Assistance, Narre Warren South: +318 Arts and Recreation Services, Narre Warren South: +47 Other Services, Narre Warren South: +8
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 South in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (1,764 people or 12.4%)
  • Retail Trade (1,718 people or 12.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,690 people or 11.9%)

In combination, these three industries employed 5,172 people in total or 36.3% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Casey employed 12.4% in Manufacturing; 11.3% in Retail Trade; and 12.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

There were no major differences between Narre Warren South and City of Casey in 2016.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Narre Warren South increased by 385 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2011 and 2016 in Narre Warren South were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-625 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+318 persons)
  • Wholesale trade (-214 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+141 persons)

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