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Clayton

Industry sector of employment

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

Clayton’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
Clayton - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing30.00.230.10.20
Mining00.00.200.00.10
Manufacturing64810.79.974314.412.2-95
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services430.70.9320.60.8+11
Construction2464.15.71923.75.3+54
Wholesale trade3225.35.93116.06.3+11
Retail Trade74012.211.265112.611.8+90
Accommodation and Food Services66210.96.752310.25.9+139
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2223.73.51983.83.5+24
Information Media and Telecommunications1522.52.51462.82.7+6
Financial and Insurance Services2243.75.62184.25.3+6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services290.51.3430.81.3-14
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5038.310.63837.49.9+120
Administrative and Support Services2604.33.51933.73.5+67
Public Administration and Safety1502.54.21432.84.3+7
Education and Training5909.79.45099.99.2+81
Health Care and Social Assistance73612.111.34488.710.1+288
Arts and Recreation Services791.31.4661.31.4+13
Other Services2113.53.51803.53.6+31
Inadequately described or not stated2494.12.51633.22.3+86

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 Monash: 0.2% Mining, City of Monash: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Monash: 9.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Monash: 0.9% Construction, City of Monash: 5.7% Wholesale trade, City of Monash: 5.9% Retail Trade, City of Monash: 11.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Monash: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Monash: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Monash: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Monash: 5.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Monash: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Monash: 10.6% Administrative and Support Services, City of Monash: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Monash: 4.2% Education and Training, City of Monash: 9.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Monash: 11.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Monash: 1.4% Other Services, City of Monash: 3.5% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Monash: 2.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Clayton: 0.0% Mining, Clayton: 0.0% Manufacturing, Clayton: 10.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Clayton: 0.7% Construction, Clayton: 4.1% Wholesale trade, Clayton: 5.3% Retail Trade, Clayton: 12.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Clayton: 10.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Clayton: 3.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Clayton: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Clayton: 3.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Clayton: 0.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Clayton: 8.3% Administrative and Support Services, Clayton: 4.3% Public Administration and Safety, Clayton: 2.5% Education and Training, Clayton: 9.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Clayton: 12.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Clayton: 1.3% Other Services, Clayton: 3.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Clayton: 4.1%
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, Clayton: 0 Mining, Clayton: 0 Manufacturing, Clayton: -95 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Clayton: +11 Construction, Clayton: +54 Wholesale trade, Clayton: +11 Retail Trade, Clayton: +90 Accommodation and Food Services, Clayton: +139 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Clayton: +24 Information Media and Telecommunications, Clayton: +6 Financial and Insurance Services, Clayton: +6 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Clayton: -14 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Clayton: +120 Administrative and Support Services, Clayton: +67 Public Administration and Safety, Clayton: +7 Education and Training, Clayton: +81 Health Care and Social Assistance, Clayton: +288 Arts and Recreation Services, Clayton: +13 Other Services, Clayton: +31 Inadequately described or not stated, Clayton: +86
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 Clayton in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (740 people or 12.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (736 people or 12.1%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (662 people or 10.9%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,138 people in total or 35.2% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Monash employed 11.2% in Retail Trade; 11.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 6.7% in Accommodation and Food Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (10.9% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (8.3% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (3.7% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (2.5% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Clayton increased by 925 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+288 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+139 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+120 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-95 persons)