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Airport West - Essendon Fields

Industry sector of employment

More Airport West - Essendon Fields residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

Airport West - Essendon Fields’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
Airport West - Essendon Fields - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.200.00.20
Mining00.00.240.10.1-4
Manufacturing33110.07.736412.69.5-33
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services100.30.930.10.6+7
Construction34810.57.52649.16.5+84
Wholesale trade1634.94.11455.04.6+18
Retail Trade35310.710.033211.510.6+21
Accommodation and Food Services1795.45.81545.35.4+25
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2999.06.02819.76.4+18
Information Media and Telecommunications351.12.3411.42.6-6
Financial and Insurance Services1675.15.71304.55.4+37
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services662.01.7361.21.5+30
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1895.710.11485.18.7+41
Administrative and Support Services1283.93.4923.23.5+36
Public Administration and Safety1875.76.51645.76.4+23
Education and Training2587.89.72167.59.5+42
Health Care and Social Assistance3159.510.62749.59.9+41
Arts and Recreation Services561.72.5351.22.4+21
Other Services1374.13.11374.73.30
Inadequately described or not stated832.52.2772.72.8+6

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 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% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 0.0% Mining, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 0.0% Manufacturing, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 10.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 0.3% Construction, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 10.5% Wholesale trade, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 4.9% Retail Trade, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 10.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 9.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 5.7% Administrative and Support Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 5.7% Education and Training, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 7.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 9.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 1.7% Other Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 2.5%
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, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 0 Mining, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -4 Manufacturing, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -33 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +7 Construction, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +84 Wholesale trade, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +18 Retail Trade, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +21 Accommodation and Food Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +25 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +18 Information Media and Telecommunications, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -6 Financial and Insurance Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +37 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +30 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +41 Administrative and Support Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +36 Public Administration and Safety, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +23 Education and Training, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +42 Health Care and Social Assistance, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +41 Arts and Recreation Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +21 Other Services, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 0 Inadequately described or not stated, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +6
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 Airport West - Essendon Fields in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (353 people or 10.7%)
  • Construction (348 people or 10.5%)
  • Manufacturing (331 people or 10.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,032 people in total or 31.2% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Moonee Valley employed 10.0% in Retail Trade; 7.5% in Construction; and 7.7% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Airport West - Essendon Fields and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (10.5% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (9.0% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (10.0% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (5.7% compared to 10.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Airport West - Essendon Fields increased by 407 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Airport West - Essendon Fields was for those employed in:

  • Construction (+84 persons)