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Industry sector of employment

More City of Manningham residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

The City of Manningham’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
City of Manningham - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1300.20.51570.30.6-27
Mining880.20.2660.10.2+22
Manufacturing4,1957.910.84,8179.112.9-622
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3630.71.02810.50.7+82
Construction3,9897.58.23,7817.27.4+208
Wholesale trade2,9565.65.03,3226.35.5-366
Retail Trade6,61712.410.66,93513.111.3-318
Accommodation and Food Services3,4846.55.93,3256.35.6+159
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,6513.14.81,5873.04.7+64
Information Media and Telecommunications1,1822.22.31,2592.42.5-77
Financial and Insurance Services3,0115.74.83,0755.84.7-64
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,0051.91.58941.71.4+111
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5,66810.78.95,25810.08.2+410
Administrative and Support Services1,6143.03.51,7203.33.5-106
Public Administration and Safety2,1804.15.12,0613.95.0+119
Education and Training4,4118.37.94,1777.97.6+234
Health Care and Social Assistance6,40512.011.15,74510.910.0+660
Arts and Recreation Services8671.61.88341.61.7+33
Other Services2,0943.93.62,0283.83.6+66
Inadequately described or not stated1,2882.42.51,4272.72.7-139

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, Greater Melbourne: 0.5% Mining, Greater Melbourne: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Melbourne: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Construction, Greater Melbourne: 8.2% Wholesale trade, Greater Melbourne: 5.0% Retail Trade, Greater Melbourne: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Melbourne: 5.1% Education and Training, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Melbourne: 11.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% Other Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Manningham: 0.2% Mining, City of Manningham: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Manningham: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Manningham: 0.7% Construction, City of Manningham: 7.5% Wholesale trade, City of Manningham: 5.6% Retail Trade, City of Manningham: 12.4% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Manningham: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Manningham: 3.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Manningham: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Manningham: 5.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Manningham: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Manningham: 10.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Manningham: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, City of Manningham: 4.1% Education and Training, City of Manningham: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Manningham: 12.0% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Manningham: 1.6% Other Services, City of Manningham: 3.9% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Manningham: 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, City of Manningham: -27 Mining, City of Manningham: +22 Manufacturing, City of Manningham: -622 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Manningham: +82 Construction, City of Manningham: +208 Wholesale trade, City of Manningham: -366 Retail Trade, City of Manningham: -318 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Manningham: +159 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Manningham: +64 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Manningham: -77 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Manningham: -64 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Manningham: +111 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Manningham: +410 Administrative and Support Services, City of Manningham: -106 Public Administration and Safety, City of Manningham: +119 Education and Training, City of Manningham: +234 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Manningham: +660 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Manningham: +33 Other Services, City of Manningham: +66 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Manningham: -139
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 City of Manningham in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (6,617 people or 12.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (6,405 people or 12.0%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5,668 people or 10.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 18,690 people in total or 35.1% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 10.6% in Retail Trade; 11.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 8.9% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the City of Manningham and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (12.4% compared to 10.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (10.7% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (7.9% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (3.1% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Manningham increased by 449 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+660 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-622 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+410 persons)
  • Wholesale trade (-366 persons)