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Carrum Downs

Industry sector of employment

More Carrum Downs residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Carrum Downs’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
Carrum Downs - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing160.20.4240.30.4-8
Mining00.00.2120.20.2-12
Manufacturing1,79419.514.01,80422.916.5-10
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1091.21.0570.70.8+52
Construction96010.411.67089.010.4+252
Wholesale trade5936.45.45106.55.8+83
Retail Trade1,14112.412.31,05513.413.2+86
Accommodation and Food Services4655.15.13925.05.1+73
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5105.54.24956.34.6+15
Information Media and Telecommunications1101.21.51231.61.7-13
Financial and Insurance Services2332.52.81722.22.7+61
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1081.21.4750.91.5+33
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3033.34.92783.54.8+25
Administrative and Support Services3013.33.42252.93.2+76
Public Administration and Safety3513.84.43214.14.4+30
Education and Training4044.46.92923.76.2+112
Health Care and Social Assistance97710.611.96888.710.6+289
Arts and Recreation Services971.11.5821.01.2+15
Other Services4444.84.33684.74.3+76
Inadequately described or not stated2803.02.81982.52.6+82

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, Frankston City: 0.4% Mining, Frankston City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Frankston City: 14.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston City: 1.0% Construction, Frankston City: 11.6% Wholesale trade, Frankston City: 5.4% Retail Trade, Frankston City: 12.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston City: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston City: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston City: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston City: 2.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston City: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston City: 4.9% Administrative and Support Services, Frankston City: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Frankston City: 4.4% Education and Training, Frankston City: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston City: 11.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston City: 1.5% Other Services, Frankston City: 4.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Frankston City: 2.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Carrum Downs: 0.2% Mining, Carrum Downs: 0.0% Manufacturing, Carrum Downs: 19.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Carrum Downs: 1.2% Construction, Carrum Downs: 10.4% Wholesale trade, Carrum Downs: 6.4% Retail Trade, Carrum Downs: 12.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Carrum Downs: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Carrum Downs: 5.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Carrum Downs: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Carrum Downs: 2.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Carrum Downs: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Carrum Downs: 3.3% Administrative and Support Services, Carrum Downs: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Carrum Downs: 3.8% Education and Training, Carrum Downs: 4.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Carrum Downs: 10.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Carrum Downs: 1.1% Other Services, Carrum Downs: 4.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Carrum Downs: 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, Carrum Downs: -8 Mining, Carrum Downs: -12 Manufacturing, Carrum Downs: -10 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Carrum Downs: +52 Construction, Carrum Downs: +252 Wholesale trade, Carrum Downs: +83 Retail Trade, Carrum Downs: +86 Accommodation and Food Services, Carrum Downs: +73 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Carrum Downs: +15 Information Media and Telecommunications, Carrum Downs: -13 Financial and Insurance Services, Carrum Downs: +61 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Carrum Downs: +33 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Carrum Downs: +25 Administrative and Support Services, Carrum Downs: +76 Public Administration and Safety, Carrum Downs: +30 Education and Training, Carrum Downs: +112 Health Care and Social Assistance, Carrum Downs: +289 Arts and Recreation Services, Carrum Downs: +15 Other Services, Carrum Downs: +76 Inadequately described or not stated, Carrum Downs: +82
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 Carrum Downs in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (1,794 people or 19.5%)
  • Retail Trade (1,141 people or 12.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (977 people or 10.6%)

In combination, these three industries employed 3,912 people in total or 42.5% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Frankston City employed 14.0% in Manufacturing; 12.3% in Retail Trade; and 11.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Carrum Downs and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (19.5% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (5.5% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (4.4% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (3.3% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Carrum Downs increased by 1,317 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+289 persons)
  • Construction (+252 persons)
  • Education and Training (+112 persons)
  • Retail Trade (+86 persons)