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Industry sector of employment

More City of Moonee Valley residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2016.

The City of Moonee Valley’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
City of Moonee Valley - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1580.30.6860.20.5+72
Mining1360.20.21200.20.2+16
Manufacturing3,3295.87.74,0797.710.8-750
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5480.91.04800.91.0+68
Construction4,3527.58.23,9717.58.2+381
Retail Trade5,4979.510.15,30610.010.6+191
Wholesale trade1,6762.93.52,1994.15.0-523
Accommodation and Food Services3,4225.96.53,0705.85.9+352
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,4135.95.03,1926.04.8+221
Information Media and Telecommunications1,3192.32.21,2152.32.3+104
Financial and Insurance Services3,2045.54.53,0495.74.8+155
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,0441.81.78791.71.5+165
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5,90410.29.05,34610.18.9+558
Administrative and Support Services1,9453.43.61,7833.43.5+162
Public Administration and Safety3,7506.55.03,4466.55.1+304
Education and Training5,93210.38.65,1659.77.9+767
Health Care and Social Assistance6,52411.312.05,62310.611.1+901
Arts and Recreation Services1,5422.72.11,3062.51.8+236
Other Services1,7813.13.61,6443.13.6+137
Inadequately described or not stated2,2813.94.91,1782.22.5+1,103

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, Greater Melbourne: 0.6% Mining, Greater Melbourne: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Melbourne: 7.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Construction, Greater Melbourne: 8.2% Retail Trade, Greater Melbourne: 10.1% Wholesale trade, Greater Melbourne: 3.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Melbourne: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Melbourne: 5.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Melbourne: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Melbourne: 4.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Melbourne: 9.0% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Melbourne: 5.0% Education and Training, Greater Melbourne: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Melbourne: 12.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Melbourne: 2.1% Other Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Moonee Valley: 0.3% Mining, City of Moonee Valley: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Moonee Valley: 5.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Moonee Valley: 0.9% Construction, City of Moonee Valley: 7.5% Retail Trade, City of Moonee Valley: 9.5% Wholesale trade, City of Moonee Valley: 2.9% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Moonee Valley: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Moonee Valley: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Moonee Valley: 5.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Moonee Valley: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Moonee Valley: 10.2% Administrative and Support Services, City of Moonee Valley: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, City of Moonee Valley: 6.5% Education and Training, City of Moonee Valley: 10.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Moonee Valley: 11.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Moonee Valley: 2.7% Other Services, City of Moonee Valley: 3.1%
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, City of Moonee Valley: +72 Mining, City of Moonee Valley: +16 Manufacturing, City of Moonee Valley: -750 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Moonee Valley: +68 Construction, City of Moonee Valley: +381 Retail Trade, City of Moonee Valley: +191 Wholesale trade, City of Moonee Valley: -523 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Moonee Valley: +352 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Moonee Valley: +221 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Moonee Valley: +104 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Moonee Valley: +155 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Moonee Valley: +165 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Moonee Valley: +558 Administrative and Support Services, City of Moonee Valley: +162 Public Administration and Safety, City of Moonee Valley: +304 Education and Training, City of Moonee Valley: +767 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Moonee Valley: +901 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Moonee Valley: +236 Other Services, City of Moonee Valley: +137
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 City of Moonee Valley in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (6,524 people or 11.3%)
  • Education and Training (5,932 people or 10.3%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5,904 people or 10.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 18,360 people in total or 31.8% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 12.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.6% in Education and Training; and 9.0% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the City of Moonee Valley and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (10.3% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (6.5% compared to 5.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (10.2% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (5.8% compared to 7.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Moonee Valley increased by 4,620 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Moonee Valley were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+901 persons)
  • Education and Training (+767 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-750 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+558 persons)

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