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Rowville (South)

Industry sector of employment

More Rowville (South) residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Rowville (South)’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
Rowville (South) - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing50.10.270.10.2-2
Mining00.00.100.00.10
Manufacturing87715.313.997917.916.5-102
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services390.71.0531.00.8-14
Construction4798.49.64297.88.6+50
Wholesale trade4648.16.94327.97.3+32
Retail Trade70212.312.377814.213.5-76
Accommodation and Food Services2704.74.82454.54.7+25
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1963.43.71863.43.8+10
Information Media and Telecommunications1622.82.01452.62.1+17
Financial and Insurance Services2674.74.12494.54.0+18
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services510.91.2440.81.2+7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4237.46.93716.86.2+52
Administrative and Support Services1883.33.21713.13.3+17
Public Administration and Safety2033.54.42224.14.2-19
Education and Training3816.77.02925.36.2+89
Health Care and Social Assistance5189.110.84388.09.5+80
Arts and Recreation Services681.21.3601.11.3+8
Other Services2895.14.42624.84.2+27
Inadequately described or not stated1382.42.31162.12.3+22

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 Knox: 0.2% Mining, City of Knox: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Knox: 13.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Knox: 1.0% Construction, City of Knox: 9.6% Wholesale trade, City of Knox: 6.9% Retail Trade, City of Knox: 12.3% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Knox: 4.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Knox: 3.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Knox: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Knox: 4.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Knox: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Knox: 6.9% Administrative and Support Services, City of Knox: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, City of Knox: 4.4% Education and Training, City of Knox: 7.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Knox: 10.8% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Knox: 1.3% Other Services, City of Knox: 4.4% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Knox: 2.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Rowville (South): 0.1% Mining, Rowville (South): 0.0% Manufacturing, Rowville (South): 15.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Rowville (South): 0.7% Construction, Rowville (South): 8.4% Wholesale trade, Rowville (South): 8.1% Retail Trade, Rowville (South): 12.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Rowville (South): 4.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Rowville (South): 3.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Rowville (South): 2.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Rowville (South): 4.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Rowville (South): 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Rowville (South): 7.4% Administrative and Support Services, Rowville (South): 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Rowville (South): 3.5% Education and Training, Rowville (South): 6.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Rowville (South): 9.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Rowville (South): 1.2% Other Services, Rowville (South): 5.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Rowville (South): 2.4%
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, Rowville (South): -2 Mining, Rowville (South): 0 Manufacturing, Rowville (South): -102 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Rowville (South): -14 Construction, Rowville (South): +50 Wholesale trade, Rowville (South): +32 Retail Trade, Rowville (South): -76 Accommodation and Food Services, Rowville (South): +25 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Rowville (South): +10 Information Media and Telecommunications, Rowville (South): +17 Financial and Insurance Services, Rowville (South): +18 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Rowville (South): +7 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Rowville (South): +52 Administrative and Support Services, Rowville (South): +17 Public Administration and Safety, Rowville (South): -19 Education and Training, Rowville (South): +89 Health Care and Social Assistance, Rowville (South): +80 Arts and Recreation Services, Rowville (South): +8 Other Services, Rowville (South): +27 Inadequately described or not stated, Rowville (South): +22
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 Rowville (South) in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (877 people or 15.3%)
  • Retail Trade (702 people or 12.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (518 people or 9.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,097 people in total or 36.7% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Knox employed 13.9% in Manufacturing; 12.3% in Retail Trade; and 10.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Rowville (South) and the City of Knox were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (15.3% compared to 13.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in wholesale trade (8.1% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (9.1% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (8.4% compared to 9.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Rowville (South) increased by 241 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Rowville (South) were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-102 persons)
  • Education and Training (+89 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+80 persons)
  • Retail Trade (-76 persons)