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Chadstone

Industry sector of employment

More Chadstone residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2016.

Chadstone’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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Chadstone - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing30.10.340.10.2-1
Mining50.10.10--0.2+5
Manufacturing2716.57.13338.79.9-62
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services320.80.9210.50.9+11
Construction2455.95.82115.55.7+34
Retail Trade50712.110.742611.111.2+81
Wholesale trade1553.74.32005.25.9-45
Accommodation and Food Services2906.96.83448.96.7-54
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1503.63.61513.93.5-1
Information Media and Telecommunications962.32.51002.62.5-4
Financial and Insurance Services2716.55.32446.35.6+27
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services852.01.8391.01.3+46
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services45911.011.140010.410.6+59
Administrative and Support Services1834.43.71884.93.5-5
Public Administration and Safety1764.24.01544.04.2+22
Education and Training3428.29.92847.49.4+58
Health Care and Social Assistance47311.312.141710.811.3+56
Arts and Recreation Services701.71.7842.21.4-14
Other Services1222.93.21463.83.5-24
Inadequately described or not stated2405.74.91032.72.5+137

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2016
Industry sector of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Monash: 0.3% Mining, City of Monash: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Monash: 7.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Monash: 0.9% Construction, City of Monash: 5.8% Retail Trade, City of Monash: 10.7% Wholesale trade, City of Monash: 4.3% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Monash: 6.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Monash: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Monash: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Monash: 5.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Monash: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Monash: 11.1% Administrative and Support Services, City of Monash: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, City of Monash: 4.0% Education and Training, City of Monash: 9.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Monash: 12.1% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Monash: 1.7% Other Services, City of Monash: 3.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Chadstone: 0.1% Mining, Chadstone: 0.1% Manufacturing, Chadstone: 6.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Chadstone: 0.8% Construction, Chadstone: 5.9% Retail Trade, Chadstone: 12.1% Wholesale trade, Chadstone: 3.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Chadstone: 6.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Chadstone: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Chadstone: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Chadstone: 6.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Chadstone: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Chadstone: 11.0% Administrative and Support Services, Chadstone: 4.4% Public Administration and Safety, Chadstone: 4.2% Education and Training, Chadstone: 8.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Chadstone: 11.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Chadstone: 1.7% Other Services, Chadstone: 2.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Chadstone: -1 Mining, Chadstone: +5 Manufacturing, Chadstone: -62 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Chadstone: +11 Construction, Chadstone: +34 Retail Trade, Chadstone: +81 Wholesale trade, Chadstone: -45 Accommodation and Food Services, Chadstone: -54 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Chadstone: -1 Information Media and Telecommunications, Chadstone: -4 Financial and Insurance Services, Chadstone: +27 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Chadstone: +46 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Chadstone: +59 Administrative and Support Services, Chadstone: -5 Public Administration and Safety, Chadstone: +22 Education and Training, Chadstone: +58 Health Care and Social Assistance, Chadstone: +56 Arts and Recreation Services, Chadstone: -14 Other Services, Chadstone: -24
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Chadstone in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (507 people or 12.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (473 people or 11.3%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (459 people or 11.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,439 people in total or 34.5% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Monash employed 10.7% in Retail Trade; 12.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 11.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Chadstone and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (12.1% compared to 10.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (6.5% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (8.2% compared to 9.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Chadstone increased by 326 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2011 and 2016 in Chadstone were for those employed in:

  • Retail Trade (+81 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-62 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+59 persons)
  • Education and Training (+58 persons)

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