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Industry sector of employment

More Brooklyn residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Brooklyn’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
Brooklyn - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.200.00.20
Mining00.00.200.00.20
Manufacturing10413.611.311418.714.0-10
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services141.80.991.50.7+5
Construction597.77.7487.96.7+11
Wholesale trade445.84.6264.35.1+18
Retail Trade759.89.17712.69.9-2
Accommodation and Food Services526.85.8172.85.4+35
Transport, Postal and Warehousing587.67.5548.87.8+4
Information Media and Telecommunications111.42.471.12.6+4
Financial and Insurance Services385.04.9223.64.6+16
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services222.91.5142.31.5+8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services334.38.2223.67.4+11
Administrative and Support Services344.53.6284.63.9+6
Public Administration and Safety334.36.4254.16.4+8
Education and Training395.17.8264.37.0+13
Health Care and Social Assistance618.09.4538.78.7+8
Arts and Recreation Services273.52.1132.11.9+14
Other Services324.23.4294.73.3+3
Inadequately described or not stated283.72.7274.42.9+1

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, Hobsons Bay City: 0.2% Mining, Hobsons Bay City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Hobsons Bay City: 11.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hobsons Bay City: 0.9% Construction, Hobsons Bay City: 7.7% Wholesale trade, Hobsons Bay City: 4.6% Retail Trade, Hobsons Bay City: 9.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Hobsons Bay City: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hobsons Bay City: 7.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Hobsons Bay City: 2.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Hobsons Bay City: 4.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hobsons Bay City: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hobsons Bay City: 8.2% Administrative and Support Services, Hobsons Bay City: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Hobsons Bay City: 6.4% Education and Training, Hobsons Bay City: 7.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Hobsons Bay City: 9.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Hobsons Bay City: 2.1% Other Services, Hobsons Bay City: 3.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Hobsons Bay City: 2.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Brooklyn: 0.0% Mining, Brooklyn: 0.0% Manufacturing, Brooklyn: 13.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Brooklyn: 1.8% Construction, Brooklyn: 7.7% Wholesale trade, Brooklyn: 5.8% Retail Trade, Brooklyn: 9.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Brooklyn: 6.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Brooklyn: 7.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Brooklyn: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Brooklyn: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Brooklyn: 2.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Brooklyn: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Brooklyn: 4.5% Public Administration and Safety, Brooklyn: 4.3% Education and Training, Brooklyn: 5.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Brooklyn: 8.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Brooklyn: 3.5% Other Services, Brooklyn: 4.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Brooklyn: 3.7%
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, Brooklyn: 0 Mining, Brooklyn: 0 Manufacturing, Brooklyn: -10 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Brooklyn: +5 Construction, Brooklyn: +11 Wholesale trade, Brooklyn: +18 Retail Trade, Brooklyn: -2 Accommodation and Food Services, Brooklyn: +35 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Brooklyn: +4 Information Media and Telecommunications, Brooklyn: +4 Financial and Insurance Services, Brooklyn: +16 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Brooklyn: +8 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Brooklyn: +11 Administrative and Support Services, Brooklyn: +6 Public Administration and Safety, Brooklyn: +8 Education and Training, Brooklyn: +13 Health Care and Social Assistance, Brooklyn: +8 Arts and Recreation Services, Brooklyn: +14 Other Services, Brooklyn: +3 Inadequately described or not stated, Brooklyn: +1
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 Brooklyn in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (104 people or 13.6%)
  • Retail Trade (75 people or 9.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (61 people or 8.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 240 people in total or 31.4% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Hobsons Bay City employed 11.3% in Manufacturing; 9.1% in Retail Trade; and 9.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Brooklyn and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (13.6% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (4.3% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (5.1% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (4.3% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Brooklyn increased by 153 between 2006 and 2011.

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