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Pearcedale

Industry sector of employment

More Pearcedale residents worked in construction than any other industry in 2011.

Pearcedale’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
Pearcedale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing844.30.7502.60.8+34
Mining00.00.250.30.2-5
Manufacturing26513.617.526814.120.3-3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services180.91.1211.10.9-3
Construction29915.410.127314.39.5+26
Wholesale trade884.56.51226.47.1-34
Retail Trade22211.411.821711.412.8+5
Accommodation and Food Services743.84.8934.94.4-19
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1035.35.51136.05.8-10
Information Media and Telecommunications211.11.5392.11.6-18
Financial and Insurance Services392.03.4542.93.2-15
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services150.81.2241.21.2-9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services854.44.7934.94.2-8
Administrative and Support Services361.83.3472.53.2-11
Public Administration and Safety633.23.9472.53.6+16
Education and Training1246.45.51015.34.7+23
Health Care and Social Assistance20010.310.11568.28.3+44
Arts and Recreation Services462.41.3281.51.1+18
Other Services964.94.2934.94.0+3
Inadequately described or not stated683.52.9573.03.1+11

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, Pearcedale: 4.3% Mining, Pearcedale: 0.0% Manufacturing, Pearcedale: 13.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Pearcedale: 0.9% Construction, Pearcedale: 15.4% Wholesale trade, Pearcedale: 4.5% Retail Trade, Pearcedale: 11.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Pearcedale: 3.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Pearcedale: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Pearcedale: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Pearcedale: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Pearcedale: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Pearcedale: 4.4% Administrative and Support Services, Pearcedale: 1.8% Public Administration and Safety, Pearcedale: 3.2% Education and Training, Pearcedale: 6.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Pearcedale: 10.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Pearcedale: 2.4% Other Services, Pearcedale: 4.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Pearcedale: 3.5%
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, Pearcedale: +34 Mining, Pearcedale: -5 Manufacturing, Pearcedale: -3 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Pearcedale: -3 Construction, Pearcedale: +26 Wholesale trade, Pearcedale: -34 Retail Trade, Pearcedale: +5 Accommodation and Food Services, Pearcedale: -19 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Pearcedale: -10 Information Media and Telecommunications, Pearcedale: -18 Financial and Insurance Services, Pearcedale: -15 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Pearcedale: -9 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Pearcedale: -8 Administrative and Support Services, Pearcedale: -11 Public Administration and Safety, Pearcedale: +16 Education and Training, Pearcedale: +23 Health Care and Social Assistance, Pearcedale: +44 Arts and Recreation Services, Pearcedale: +18 Other Services, Pearcedale: +3 Inadequately described or not stated, Pearcedale: +11
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 Pearcedale in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (299 people or 15.4%)
  • Manufacturing (265 people or 13.6%)
  • Retail Trade (222 people or 11.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 786 people in total or 40.4% 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 Pearcedale and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (15.4% compared to 10.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (4.3% compared to 0.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (13.6% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in wholesale trade (4.5% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Pearcedale increased by 45 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Pearcedale between 2006 and 2011.