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Glen Waverley

Industry sector of employment

More Glen Waverley residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Glen Waverley’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
Glen Waverley - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing80.00.2390.20.2-31
Mining80.00.2420.20.1-34
Manufacturing1,75310.09.92,03311.612.2-280
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1240.70.91220.70.8+2
Construction8174.75.77824.55.3+35
Wholesale trade1,2136.95.91,1686.76.3+45
Retail Trade1,93811.111.22,02011.511.8-82
Accommodation and Food Services1,2176.96.79965.75.9+221
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5293.03.55353.13.5-6
Information Media and Telecommunications4492.62.54992.92.7-50
Financial and Insurance Services1,0916.25.69925.75.3+99
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2261.31.32591.51.3-33
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,02011.510.61,90910.99.9+111
Administrative and Support Services5393.13.55603.23.5-21
Public Administration and Safety7714.44.27894.54.3-18
Education and Training1,6939.79.41,6869.69.2+7
Health Care and Social Assistance2,04511.711.31,87510.710.1+170
Arts and Recreation Services2321.31.42411.41.4-9
Other Services5283.03.55783.33.6-50
Inadequately described or not stated3141.82.53762.12.3-62

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, Glen Waverley: 0.0% Mining, Glen Waverley: 0.0% Manufacturing, Glen Waverley: 10.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Glen Waverley: 0.7% Construction, Glen Waverley: 4.7% Wholesale trade, Glen Waverley: 6.9% Retail Trade, Glen Waverley: 11.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Glen Waverley: 6.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Glen Waverley: 3.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Glen Waverley: 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Glen Waverley: 6.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Glen Waverley: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Glen Waverley: 11.5% Administrative and Support Services, Glen Waverley: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Glen Waverley: 4.4% Education and Training, Glen Waverley: 9.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Glen Waverley: 11.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Glen Waverley: 1.3% Other Services, Glen Waverley: 3.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Glen Waverley: 1.8%
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, Glen Waverley: -31 Mining, Glen Waverley: -34 Manufacturing, Glen Waverley: -280 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Glen Waverley: +2 Construction, Glen Waverley: +35 Wholesale trade, Glen Waverley: +45 Retail Trade, Glen Waverley: -82 Accommodation and Food Services, Glen Waverley: +221 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Glen Waverley: -6 Information Media and Telecommunications, Glen Waverley: -50 Financial and Insurance Services, Glen Waverley: +99 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Glen Waverley: -33 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Glen Waverley: +111 Administrative and Support Services, Glen Waverley: -21 Public Administration and Safety, Glen Waverley: -18 Education and Training, Glen Waverley: +7 Health Care and Social Assistance, Glen Waverley: +170 Arts and Recreation Services, Glen Waverley: -9 Other Services, Glen Waverley: -50 Inadequately described or not stated, Glen Waverley: -62
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 Glen Waverley in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,045 people or 11.7%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2,020 people or 11.5%)
  • Retail Trade (1,938 people or 11.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 6,003 people in total or 34.3% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Monash employed 11.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.6% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 11.2% in Retail Trade.

The major difference between the jobs held by the population of Glen Waverley and City of Monash was:

  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (4.7% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Glen Waverley increased by 14 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-280 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+221 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+170 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+111 persons)