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Essendon North

Industry sector of employment

More Essendon North residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Essendon North’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
Essendon North - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.230.30.2-3
Mining00.00.200.00.10
Manufacturing988.77.710711.29.5-9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services151.30.900.00.6+15
Construction1079.57.5909.46.5+17
Wholesale trade504.44.1323.34.6+18
Retail Trade1069.410.010511.010.6+1
Accommodation and Food Services665.95.8515.35.4+15
Transport, Postal and Warehousing928.26.0666.96.4+26
Information Media and Telecommunications232.02.3313.22.6-8
Financial and Insurance Services565.05.7454.75.4+11
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services90.81.7131.41.5-4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1008.910.1545.68.7+46
Administrative and Support Services312.83.4353.73.5-4
Public Administration and Safety857.66.5717.46.4+14
Education and Training948.49.7909.49.5+4
Health Care and Social Assistance12210.810.610210.69.9+20
Arts and Recreation Services262.32.5232.42.4+3
Other Services282.53.1282.93.30
Inadequately described or not stated171.52.2121.32.8+5

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, Essendon North: 0.0% Mining, Essendon North: 0.0% Manufacturing, Essendon North: 8.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Essendon North: 1.3% Construction, Essendon North: 9.5% Wholesale trade, Essendon North: 4.4% Retail Trade, Essendon North: 9.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Essendon North: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Essendon North: 8.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Essendon North: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Essendon North: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Essendon North: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Essendon North: 8.9% Administrative and Support Services, Essendon North: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Essendon North: 7.6% Education and Training, Essendon North: 8.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Essendon North: 10.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Essendon North: 2.3% Other Services, Essendon North: 2.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Essendon North: 1.5%
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, Essendon North: -3 Mining, Essendon North: 0 Manufacturing, Essendon North: -9 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Essendon North: +15 Construction, Essendon North: +17 Wholesale trade, Essendon North: +18 Retail Trade, Essendon North: +1 Accommodation and Food Services, Essendon North: +15 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Essendon North: +26 Information Media and Telecommunications, Essendon North: -8 Financial and Insurance Services, Essendon North: +11 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Essendon North: -4 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Essendon North: +46 Administrative and Support Services, Essendon North: -4 Public Administration and Safety, Essendon North: +14 Education and Training, Essendon North: +4 Health Care and Social Assistance, Essendon North: +20 Arts and Recreation Services, Essendon North: +3 Other Services, Essendon North: 0 Inadequately described or not stated, Essendon North: +5
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 Essendon North in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (122 people or 10.8%)
  • Construction (107 people or 9.5%)
  • Retail Trade (106 people or 9.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 335 people in total or 29.8% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Moonee Valley employed 10.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 7.5% in Construction; and 10.0% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (8.2% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (9.5% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (8.4% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (8.9% compared to 10.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Essendon North increased by 167 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Essendon North between 2006 and 2011.