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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 2011.

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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
City of Moonee Valley - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing860.20.5940.20.6-8
Mining1200.20.2600.10.2+60
Manufacturing4,0797.710.84,6039.512.9-524
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4800.91.02890.60.7+191
Construction3,9717.58.23,1326.57.4+839
Wholesale trade2,1994.15.02,2154.65.5-16
Retail Trade5,30610.010.65,13310.611.3+173
Accommodation and Food Services3,0705.85.92,6175.45.6+453
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,1926.04.83,1076.44.7+85
Information Media and Telecommunications1,2152.32.31,2782.62.5-63
Financial and Insurance Services3,0495.74.82,6085.44.7+441
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8791.71.57361.51.4+143
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5,34610.18.94,2058.78.2+1,141
Administrative and Support Services1,7833.43.51,6793.53.5+104
Public Administration and Safety3,4466.55.13,1116.45.0+335
Education and Training5,1659.77.94,5929.57.6+573
Health Care and Social Assistance5,62310.611.14,7859.910.0+838
Arts and Recreation Services1,3062.51.81,1832.41.7+123
Other Services1,6443.13.61,5923.33.6+52
Inadequately described or not stated1,1782.22.51,3362.82.7-158

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, Greater Melbourne: 0.5% Mining, Greater Melbourne: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Melbourne: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Construction, Greater Melbourne: 8.2% Wholesale trade, Greater Melbourne: 5.0% Retail Trade, Greater Melbourne: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Melbourne: 5.1% Education and Training, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Melbourne: 11.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% Other Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Moonee Valley: 0.2% Mining, City of Moonee Valley: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Moonee Valley: 7.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Moonee Valley: 0.9% Construction, City of Moonee Valley: 7.5% Wholesale trade, City of Moonee Valley: 4.1% Retail Trade, City of Moonee Valley: 10.0% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Moonee Valley: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Moonee Valley: 6.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Moonee Valley: 5.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Moonee Valley: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Moonee Valley: 10.1% 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: 9.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Moonee Valley: 10.6% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Moonee Valley: 2.5% Other Services, City of Moonee Valley: 3.1% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Moonee Valley: 2.2%
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, City of Moonee Valley: -8 Mining, City of Moonee Valley: +60 Manufacturing, City of Moonee Valley: -524 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Moonee Valley: +191 Construction, City of Moonee Valley: +839 Wholesale trade, City of Moonee Valley: -16 Retail Trade, City of Moonee Valley: +173 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Moonee Valley: +453 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Moonee Valley: +85 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Moonee Valley: -63 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Moonee Valley: +441 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Moonee Valley: +143 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Moonee Valley: +1,141 Administrative and Support Services, City of Moonee Valley: +104 Public Administration and Safety, City of Moonee Valley: +335 Education and Training, City of Moonee Valley: +573 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Moonee Valley: +838 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Moonee Valley: +123 Other Services, City of Moonee Valley: +52 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Moonee Valley: -158
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 City of Moonee Valley in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (5,623 people or 10.6%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5,346 people or 10.1%)
  • Retail Trade (5,306 people or 10.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 16,275 people in total or 30.6% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 11.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.9% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 10.6% in Retail Trade.

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 (9.7% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (6.5% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (6.0% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (7.7% compared to 10.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Moonee Valley increased by 4,779 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in the City of Moonee Valley were for those employed in:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+1,141 persons)
  • Construction (+839 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+838 persons)
  • Education and Training (+573 persons)