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Koonung Ward

Industry sector of employment

More Koonung Ward residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

Koonung Ward’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
Koonung Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing30.00.2240.20.3-21
Mining00.00.250.00.1-5
Manufacturing1,1447.07.91,3858.79.1-241
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services560.30.71010.60.5-45
Construction9906.17.59405.97.2+50
Wholesale trade9005.55.69566.06.3-56
Retail Trade2,00512.312.42,06813.013.1-63
Accommodation and Food Services1,2647.86.51,1177.06.3+147
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5373.33.15433.43.0-6
Information Media and Telecommunications4052.52.24002.52.4+5
Financial and Insurance Services1,0336.45.79385.95.8+95
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3101.91.92391.51.7+71
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,70910.510.71,5299.610.0+180
Administrative and Support Services5653.53.05733.63.3-8
Public Administration and Safety6864.24.17444.73.9-58
Education and Training1,3038.08.31,2277.77.9+76
Health Care and Social Assistance1,98912.212.01,82411.410.9+165
Arts and Recreation Services2671.61.62101.31.6+57
Other Services6634.13.96884.33.8-25
Inadequately described or not stated4152.62.44492.82.7-34

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 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% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Koonung Ward: 0.0% Mining, Koonung Ward: 0.0% Manufacturing, Koonung Ward: 7.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Koonung Ward: 0.3% Construction, Koonung Ward: 6.1% Wholesale trade, Koonung Ward: 5.5% Retail Trade, Koonung Ward: 12.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Koonung Ward: 7.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Koonung Ward: 3.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Koonung Ward: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Koonung Ward: 6.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Koonung Ward: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Koonung Ward: 10.5% Administrative and Support Services, Koonung Ward: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Koonung Ward: 4.2% Education and Training, Koonung Ward: 8.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Koonung Ward: 12.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Koonung Ward: 1.6% Other Services, Koonung Ward: 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Koonung Ward: 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, Koonung Ward: -21 Mining, Koonung Ward: -5 Manufacturing, Koonung Ward: -241 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Koonung Ward: -45 Construction, Koonung Ward: +50 Wholesale trade, Koonung Ward: -56 Retail Trade, Koonung Ward: -63 Accommodation and Food Services, Koonung Ward: +147 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Koonung Ward: -6 Information Media and Telecommunications, Koonung Ward: +5 Financial and Insurance Services, Koonung Ward: +95 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Koonung Ward: +71 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Koonung Ward: +180 Administrative and Support Services, Koonung Ward: -8 Public Administration and Safety, Koonung Ward: -58 Education and Training, Koonung Ward: +76 Health Care and Social Assistance, Koonung Ward: +165 Arts and Recreation Services, Koonung Ward: +57 Other Services, Koonung Ward: -25 Inadequately described or not stated, Koonung Ward: -34
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 Koonung Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (2,005 people or 12.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,989 people or 12.2%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1,709 people or 10.5%)

In combination, these three industries employed 5,703 people in total or 35.1% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Manningham employed 12.4% in Retail Trade; 12.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.7% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Koonung Ward and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (7.8% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (6.1% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Koonung Ward increased by 284 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-241 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+180 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+165 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+147 persons)