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Flemington

Industry sector of employment

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

Flemington’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
Flemington - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing30.10.240.10.2-1
Mining40.10.230.10.1+1
Manufacturing1986.17.72127.69.5-14
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services300.90.9250.90.6+5
Construction1153.57.5893.26.5+26
Wholesale trade1063.24.1923.34.6+14
Retail Trade2026.210.02167.810.6-14
Accommodation and Food Services2668.15.81796.45.4+87
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1494.66.01334.86.4+16
Information Media and Telecommunications1073.32.31124.02.6-5
Financial and Insurance Services2246.95.71746.35.4+50
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services371.11.7481.71.5-11
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services46414.210.133612.18.7+128
Administrative and Support Services1213.73.41405.13.5-19
Public Administration and Safety2146.56.51676.06.4+47
Education and Training3189.79.72599.39.5+59
Health Care and Social Assistance41112.610.631511.49.9+96
Arts and Recreation Services1293.92.5963.42.4+33
Other Services993.03.1802.93.3+19
Inadequately described or not stated722.22.2993.62.8-27

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, Flemington: 0.1% Mining, Flemington: 0.1% Manufacturing, Flemington: 6.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Flemington: 0.9% Construction, Flemington: 3.5% Wholesale trade, Flemington: 3.2% Retail Trade, Flemington: 6.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Flemington: 8.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Flemington: 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Flemington: 3.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Flemington: 6.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Flemington: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Flemington: 14.2% Administrative and Support Services, Flemington: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, Flemington: 6.5% Education and Training, Flemington: 9.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Flemington: 12.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Flemington: 3.9% Other Services, Flemington: 3.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Flemington: 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, Flemington: -1 Mining, Flemington: +1 Manufacturing, Flemington: -14 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Flemington: +5 Construction, Flemington: +26 Wholesale trade, Flemington: +14 Retail Trade, Flemington: -14 Accommodation and Food Services, Flemington: +87 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Flemington: +16 Information Media and Telecommunications, Flemington: -5 Financial and Insurance Services, Flemington: +50 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Flemington: -11 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Flemington: +128 Administrative and Support Services, Flemington: -19 Public Administration and Safety, Flemington: +47 Education and Training, Flemington: +59 Health Care and Social Assistance, Flemington: +96 Arts and Recreation Services, Flemington: +33 Other Services, Flemington: +19 Inadequately described or not stated, Flemington: -27
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 Flemington in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (464 people or 14.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (411 people or 12.6%)
  • Education and Training (318 people or 9.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,193 people in total or 36.5% 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 Flemington and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (14.2% compared to 10.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (8.1% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (3.5% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (6.2% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Flemington increased by 491 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+128 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+96 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+87 persons)
  • Education and Training (+59 persons)