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Casey Growth Area

Industry sector of employment

More Casey Growth Area residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Casey Growth Area’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
Casey Growth Area - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1002.50.71089.70.8-8
Mining70.20.2121.10.2-5
Manufacturing58914.717.516514.920.3+424
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services431.11.190.80.9+34
Construction50012.510.115013.59.5+350
Wholesale trade2616.56.5655.97.1+196
Retail Trade47311.811.811510.312.8+358
Accommodation and Food Services1473.74.8514.64.4+96
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2185.45.5807.25.8+138
Information Media and Telecommunications601.51.5131.11.6+47
Financial and Insurance Services1433.63.4272.43.2+116
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services651.61.2121.11.2+52
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2165.44.7484.34.2+168
Administrative and Support Services1343.43.3151.43.2+119
Public Administration and Safety1102.73.9201.83.6+90
Education and Training2145.45.5524.74.7+162
Health Care and Social Assistance40910.210.1686.18.3+341
Arts and Recreation Services731.81.3343.01.1+40
Other Services1393.54.2363.24.0+103
Inadequately described or not stated1002.52.9302.73.1+70

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, Casey Growth Area: 2.5% Mining, Casey Growth Area: 0.2% Manufacturing, Casey Growth Area: 14.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Casey Growth Area: 1.1% Construction, Casey Growth Area: 12.5% Wholesale trade, Casey Growth Area: 6.5% Retail Trade, Casey Growth Area: 11.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Casey Growth Area: 3.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Casey Growth Area: 5.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Casey Growth Area: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Casey Growth Area: 3.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Casey Growth Area: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Casey Growth Area: 5.4% Administrative and Support Services, Casey Growth Area: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Casey Growth Area: 2.7% Education and Training, Casey Growth Area: 5.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Casey Growth Area: 10.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Casey Growth Area: 1.8% Other Services, Casey Growth Area: 3.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Casey Growth Area: 2.5%
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, Casey Growth Area: -8 Mining, Casey Growth Area: -5 Manufacturing, Casey Growth Area: +424 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Casey Growth Area: +34 Construction, Casey Growth Area: +350 Wholesale trade, Casey Growth Area: +196 Retail Trade, Casey Growth Area: +358 Accommodation and Food Services, Casey Growth Area: +96 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Casey Growth Area: +138 Information Media and Telecommunications, Casey Growth Area: +47 Financial and Insurance Services, Casey Growth Area: +116 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Casey Growth Area: +52 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Casey Growth Area: +168 Administrative and Support Services, Casey Growth Area: +119 Public Administration and Safety, Casey Growth Area: +90 Education and Training, Casey Growth Area: +162 Health Care and Social Assistance, Casey Growth Area: +341 Arts and Recreation Services, Casey Growth Area: +40 Other Services, Casey Growth Area: +103 Inadequately described or not stated, Casey Growth Area: +70
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 Casey Growth Area in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (589 people or 14.7%)
  • Construction (500 people or 12.5%)
  • Retail Trade (473 people or 11.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,562 people in total or 39.0% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Casey employed 17.5% in Manufacturing; 10.1% in Construction; and 11.8% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Casey Growth Area and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (12.5% compared to 10.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (2.5% compared to 0.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (14.7% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (2.7% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Casey Growth Area increased by 2,891 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Casey Growth Area were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (+424 persons)
  • Retail Trade (+358 persons)
  • Construction (+350 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+341 persons)