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Langwarrin

Industry sector of employment

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

Langwarrin’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
Langwarrin - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing200.20.4680.70.4-48
Mining30.00.270.10.2-4
Manufacturing1,48212.914.01,52015.016.5-38
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1010.91.0750.70.8+26
Construction1,72014.911.61,39313.710.4+327
Wholesale trade6305.55.45845.85.8+46
Retail Trade1,47212.812.31,36613.513.2+106
Accommodation and Food Services5374.75.14924.95.1+45
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4533.94.24404.34.6+13
Information Media and Telecommunications1371.21.51961.91.7-59
Financial and Insurance Services2822.42.82402.42.7+42
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1931.71.41491.51.5+44
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5064.44.94894.84.8+17
Administrative and Support Services3773.33.42522.53.2+125
Public Administration and Safety4974.34.44434.44.4+54
Education and Training8777.66.96836.76.2+194
Health Care and Social Assistance1,26010.911.99829.710.6+278
Arts and Recreation Services1591.41.51071.11.2+52
Other Services5214.54.33813.84.3+140
Inadequately described or not stated2982.62.82692.72.6+29

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, Langwarrin: 0.2% Mining, Langwarrin: 0.0% Manufacturing, Langwarrin: 12.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Langwarrin: 0.9% Construction, Langwarrin: 14.9% Wholesale trade, Langwarrin: 5.5% Retail Trade, Langwarrin: 12.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Langwarrin: 4.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Langwarrin: 3.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Langwarrin: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Langwarrin: 2.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Langwarrin: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Langwarrin: 4.4% Administrative and Support Services, Langwarrin: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Langwarrin: 4.3% Education and Training, Langwarrin: 7.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Langwarrin: 10.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Langwarrin: 1.4% Other Services, Langwarrin: 4.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Langwarrin: 2.6%
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, Langwarrin: -48 Mining, Langwarrin: -4 Manufacturing, Langwarrin: -38 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Langwarrin: +26 Construction, Langwarrin: +327 Wholesale trade, Langwarrin: +46 Retail Trade, Langwarrin: +106 Accommodation and Food Services, Langwarrin: +45 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Langwarrin: +13 Information Media and Telecommunications, Langwarrin: -59 Financial and Insurance Services, Langwarrin: +42 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Langwarrin: +44 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Langwarrin: +17 Administrative and Support Services, Langwarrin: +125 Public Administration and Safety, Langwarrin: +54 Education and Training, Langwarrin: +194 Health Care and Social Assistance, Langwarrin: +278 Arts and Recreation Services, Langwarrin: +52 Other Services, Langwarrin: +140 Inadequately described or not stated, Langwarrin: +29
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 Langwarrin in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (1,720 people or 14.9%)
  • Manufacturing (1,482 people or 12.9%)
  • Retail Trade (1,472 people or 12.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 4,674 people in total or 40.6% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Frankston City employed 11.6% in Construction; 14.0% in Manufacturing; and 12.3% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (14.9% compared to 11.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (12.9% compared to 14.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Langwarrin increased by 1,387 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Construction (+327 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+278 persons)
  • Education and Training (+194 persons)
  • Other Services (+140 persons)