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Avondale Heights

Industry sector of employment

More Avondale Heights residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

Avondale Heights’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
Avondale Heights - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.280.20.2-8
Mining40.10.200.00.1+4
Manufacturing49110.37.760212.79.5-111
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services360.80.9280.60.6+8
Construction4138.67.53637.76.5+50
Wholesale trade2154.54.12825.94.6-67
Retail Trade66313.910.063513.410.6+28
Accommodation and Food Services3006.35.82705.75.4+30
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3357.06.03106.56.4+25
Information Media and Telecommunications891.92.3982.12.6-9
Financial and Insurance Services2535.35.72084.45.4+45
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services691.41.7711.51.5-2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3547.410.13036.48.7+51
Administrative and Support Services1463.13.41653.53.5-19
Public Administration and Safety2364.96.52605.56.4-24
Education and Training3527.49.72675.69.5+85
Health Care and Social Assistance4549.510.64068.69.9+48
Arts and Recreation Services972.02.5952.02.4+2
Other Services1643.43.12114.43.3-47
Inadequately described or not stated1102.32.21623.42.8-52

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, Avondale Heights: 0.0% Mining, Avondale Heights: 0.1% Manufacturing, Avondale Heights: 10.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Avondale Heights: 0.8% Construction, Avondale Heights: 8.6% Wholesale trade, Avondale Heights: 4.5% Retail Trade, Avondale Heights: 13.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Avondale Heights: 6.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Avondale Heights: 7.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Avondale Heights: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Avondale Heights: 5.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Avondale Heights: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Avondale Heights: 7.4% Administrative and Support Services, Avondale Heights: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Avondale Heights: 4.9% Education and Training, Avondale Heights: 7.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Avondale Heights: 9.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Avondale Heights: 2.0% Other Services, Avondale Heights: 3.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Avondale Heights: 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, Avondale Heights: -8 Mining, Avondale Heights: +4 Manufacturing, Avondale Heights: -111 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Avondale Heights: +8 Construction, Avondale Heights: +50 Wholesale trade, Avondale Heights: -67 Retail Trade, Avondale Heights: +28 Accommodation and Food Services, Avondale Heights: +30 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Avondale Heights: +25 Information Media and Telecommunications, Avondale Heights: -9 Financial and Insurance Services, Avondale Heights: +45 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Avondale Heights: -2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Avondale Heights: +51 Administrative and Support Services, Avondale Heights: -19 Public Administration and Safety, Avondale Heights: -24 Education and Training, Avondale Heights: +85 Health Care and Social Assistance, Avondale Heights: +48 Arts and Recreation Services, Avondale Heights: +2 Other Services, Avondale Heights: -47 Inadequately described or not stated, Avondale Heights: -52
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 Avondale Heights in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (663 people or 13.9%)
  • Manufacturing (491 people or 10.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (454 people or 9.5%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,608 people in total or 33.6% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Moonee Valley employed 10.0% in Retail Trade; 7.7% in Manufacturing; and 10.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (13.9% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (10.3% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (7.4% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (7.4% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Avondale Heights increased by 37 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-111 persons)
  • Education and Training (+85 persons)
  • Wholesale trade (-67 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+51 persons)

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