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Kurunjang

Industry sector of employment

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

Kurunjang’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
Kurunjang - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.3150.50.5-15
Mining80.20.260.20.2+2
Manufacturing53812.512.743313.315.1+105
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services310.71.0210.60.8+10
Construction51311.910.633910.49.3+174
Wholesale trade1924.54.71895.85.2+3
Retail Trade51011.811.236411.211.5+146
Accommodation and Food Services2054.85.41594.95.2+46
Transport, Postal and Warehousing49211.410.136611.310.1+126
Information Media and Telecommunications501.21.6511.61.8-1
Financial and Insurance Services982.34.11003.13.9-2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services711.61.3621.91.3+9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1623.84.71334.14.2+29
Administrative and Support Services1463.43.61203.73.6+26
Public Administration and Safety2365.55.31615.05.3+75
Education and Training2606.06.12066.35.6+54
Health Care and Social Assistance4009.39.32477.68.1+153
Arts and Recreation Services701.61.5541.71.4+16
Other Services2034.73.81314.03.9+72
Inadequately described or not stated1293.02.7902.82.8+39

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 Melton: 0.3% Mining, City of Melton: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Melton: 12.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Melton: 1.0% Construction, City of Melton: 10.6% Wholesale trade, City of Melton: 4.7% Retail Trade, City of Melton: 11.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Melton: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Melton: 10.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Melton: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Melton: 4.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Melton: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Melton: 4.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Melton: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Melton: 5.3% Education and Training, City of Melton: 6.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Melton: 9.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Melton: 1.5% Other Services, City of Melton: 3.8% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Melton: 2.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Kurunjang: 0.0% Mining, Kurunjang: 0.2% Manufacturing, Kurunjang: 12.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Kurunjang: 0.7% Construction, Kurunjang: 11.9% Wholesale trade, Kurunjang: 4.5% Retail Trade, Kurunjang: 11.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Kurunjang: 4.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Kurunjang: 11.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Kurunjang: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Kurunjang: 2.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Kurunjang: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Kurunjang: 3.8% Administrative and Support Services, Kurunjang: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Kurunjang: 5.5% Education and Training, Kurunjang: 6.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Kurunjang: 9.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Kurunjang: 1.6% Other Services, Kurunjang: 4.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Kurunjang: 3.0%
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, Kurunjang: -15 Mining, Kurunjang: +2 Manufacturing, Kurunjang: +105 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Kurunjang: +10 Construction, Kurunjang: +174 Wholesale trade, Kurunjang: +3 Retail Trade, Kurunjang: +146 Accommodation and Food Services, Kurunjang: +46 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Kurunjang: +126 Information Media and Telecommunications, Kurunjang: -1 Financial and Insurance Services, Kurunjang: -2 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Kurunjang: +9 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Kurunjang: +29 Administrative and Support Services, Kurunjang: +26 Public Administration and Safety, Kurunjang: +75 Education and Training, Kurunjang: +54 Health Care and Social Assistance, Kurunjang: +153 Arts and Recreation Services, Kurunjang: +16 Other Services, Kurunjang: +72 Inadequately described or not stated, Kurunjang: +39
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 Kurunjang in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (538 people or 12.5%)
  • Construction (513 people or 11.9%)
  • Retail Trade (510 people or 11.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,561 people in total or 36.2% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Melton employed 12.7% in Manufacturing; 10.6% in Construction; and 11.2% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Kurunjang and the City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (11.9% compared to 10.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (11.4% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (2.3% compared to 4.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Kurunjang increased by 1,069 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Construction (+174 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+153 persons)
  • Retail Trade (+146 persons)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+126 persons)