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Ascot Vale

Industry sector of employment

More Ascot Vale residents worked in professional, scientific and technical services than any other industry in 2011.

Ascot Vale’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
Ascot Vale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing30.00.2190.30.2-16
Mining150.20.270.10.1+8
Manufacturing4796.97.75228.79.5-43
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services831.20.9410.70.6+42
Construction4406.37.53245.46.5+116
Wholesale trade2563.74.12614.44.6-5
Retail Trade5287.610.05218.710.6+7
Accommodation and Food Services3925.75.83696.25.4+23
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3234.76.03305.56.4-7
Information Media and Telecommunications2083.02.31752.92.6+33
Financial and Insurance Services4456.45.73275.55.4+118
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services871.31.7991.71.5-12
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services88812.810.15899.88.7+299
Administrative and Support Services2423.53.41963.33.5+46
Public Administration and Safety4806.96.54026.76.4+78
Education and Training69410.09.762110.49.5+73
Health Care and Social Assistance80711.610.666011.09.9+147
Arts and Recreation Services2483.62.51973.32.4+52
Other Services1592.33.11432.43.3+16
Inadequately described or not stated1612.32.21803.02.8-19

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, Ascot Vale: 0.0% Mining, Ascot Vale: 0.2% Manufacturing, Ascot Vale: 6.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Ascot Vale: 1.2% Construction, Ascot Vale: 6.3% Wholesale trade, Ascot Vale: 3.7% Retail Trade, Ascot Vale: 7.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Ascot Vale: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Ascot Vale: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Ascot Vale: 3.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Ascot Vale: 6.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Ascot Vale: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Ascot Vale: 12.8% Administrative and Support Services, Ascot Vale: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Ascot Vale: 6.9% Education and Training, Ascot Vale: 10.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Ascot Vale: 11.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Ascot Vale: 3.6% Other Services, Ascot Vale: 2.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Ascot Vale: 2.3%
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, Ascot Vale: -16 Mining, Ascot Vale: +8 Manufacturing, Ascot Vale: -43 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Ascot Vale: +42 Construction, Ascot Vale: +116 Wholesale trade, Ascot Vale: -5 Retail Trade, Ascot Vale: +7 Accommodation and Food Services, Ascot Vale: +23 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Ascot Vale: -7 Information Media and Telecommunications, Ascot Vale: +33 Financial and Insurance Services, Ascot Vale: +118 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Ascot Vale: -12 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Ascot Vale: +299 Administrative and Support Services, Ascot Vale: +46 Public Administration and Safety, Ascot Vale: +78 Education and Training, Ascot Vale: +73 Health Care and Social Assistance, Ascot Vale: +147 Arts and Recreation Services, Ascot Vale: +52 Other Services, Ascot Vale: +16 Inadequately described or not stated, Ascot Vale: -19
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 Ascot Vale in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (888 people or 12.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (807 people or 11.6%)
  • Education and Training (694 people or 10.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,389 people in total or 34.4% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Moonee Valley employed 10.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 10.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.7% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (12.8% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (7.6% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (4.7% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (6.3% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Ascot Vale increased by 954 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+299 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+147 persons)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+118 persons)
  • Construction (+116 persons)

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