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Keilor East

Industry sector of employment

More Keilor East residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

Keilor East’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
Keilor East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.10.240.10.20
Mining00.00.270.10.1-7
Manufacturing5639.57.768711.39.5-124
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services320.50.9591.00.6-27
Construction5639.57.54247.06.5+139
Wholesale trade3185.44.13545.84.6-36
Retail Trade69111.610.076612.610.6-75
Accommodation and Food Services2734.65.82914.85.4-18
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4597.76.04397.26.4+20
Information Media and Telecommunications1242.12.31292.12.6-5
Financial and Insurance Services3435.85.73315.55.4+12
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services711.21.7701.21.5+1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4237.110.14026.68.7+21
Administrative and Support Services2143.63.42263.73.5-12
Public Administration and Safety3395.76.53575.96.4-18
Education and Training5308.99.74567.59.5+74
Health Care and Social Assistance5278.910.64767.89.9+51
Arts and Recreation Services1131.92.51492.52.4-36
Other Services2133.63.12524.13.3-39
Inadequately described or not stated1402.42.21943.22.8-54

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, Keilor East: 0.1% Mining, Keilor East: 0.0% Manufacturing, Keilor East: 9.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Keilor East: 0.5% Construction, Keilor East: 9.5% Wholesale trade, Keilor East: 5.4% Retail Trade, Keilor East: 11.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Keilor East: 4.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Keilor East: 7.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Keilor East: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Keilor East: 5.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Keilor East: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Keilor East: 7.1% Administrative and Support Services, Keilor East: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Keilor East: 5.7% Education and Training, Keilor East: 8.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Keilor East: 8.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Keilor East: 1.9% Other Services, Keilor East: 3.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Keilor East: 2.4%
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, Keilor East: 0 Mining, Keilor East: -7 Manufacturing, Keilor East: -124 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Keilor East: -27 Construction, Keilor East: +139 Wholesale trade, Keilor East: -36 Retail Trade, Keilor East: -75 Accommodation and Food Services, Keilor East: -18 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Keilor East: +20 Information Media and Telecommunications, Keilor East: -5 Financial and Insurance Services, Keilor East: +12 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Keilor East: +1 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Keilor East: +21 Administrative and Support Services, Keilor East: -12 Public Administration and Safety, Keilor East: -18 Education and Training, Keilor East: +74 Health Care and Social Assistance, Keilor East: +51 Arts and Recreation Services, Keilor East: -36 Other Services, Keilor East: -39 Inadequately described or not stated, Keilor East: -54
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 Keilor East in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (691 people or 11.6%)
  • Manufacturing (563 people or 9.5%)
  • Construction (563 people or 9.5%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,817 people in total or 30.6% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (9.5% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (9.5% compared to 7.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (7.7% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (7.1% compared to 10.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Keilor East decreased by 133 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Construction (+139 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-124 persons)
  • Retail Trade (-75 persons)
  • Education and Training (+74 persons)