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Moonee Ponds

Industry sector of employment

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

Moonee Ponds’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
Moonee Ponds - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.2120.20.2-12
Mining50.10.230.00.1+2
Manufacturing4506.37.75147.99.5-64
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services590.80.9320.50.6+27
Construction4145.87.53545.56.5+60
Wholesale trade3014.24.12563.94.6+45
Retail Trade6619.210.06359.810.6+26
Accommodation and Food Services4215.95.83375.25.4+84
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3925.56.03695.76.4+23
Information Media and Telecommunications1952.72.32113.22.6-16
Financial and Insurance Services4426.25.73956.15.4+47
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1081.51.7731.11.5+35
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services79611.110.168310.58.7+113
Administrative and Support Services2663.73.42413.73.5+25
Public Administration and Safety5647.96.54837.46.4+81
Education and Training78711.09.770010.89.5+87
Health Care and Social Assistance76610.710.666510.29.9+101
Arts and Recreation Services2092.92.51512.32.4+58
Other Services2042.83.12053.23.3-1
Inadequately described or not stated1331.92.21692.62.8-36

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, Moonee Ponds: 0.0% Mining, Moonee Ponds: 0.1% Manufacturing, Moonee Ponds: 6.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Moonee Ponds: 0.8% Construction, Moonee Ponds: 5.8% Wholesale trade, Moonee Ponds: 4.2% Retail Trade, Moonee Ponds: 9.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Moonee Ponds: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Moonee Ponds: 5.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Moonee Ponds: 2.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Moonee Ponds: 6.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Moonee Ponds: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Moonee Ponds: 11.1% Administrative and Support Services, Moonee Ponds: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, Moonee Ponds: 7.9% Education and Training, Moonee Ponds: 11.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Moonee Ponds: 10.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Moonee Ponds: 2.9% Other Services, Moonee Ponds: 2.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Moonee Ponds: 1.9%
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, Moonee Ponds: -12 Mining, Moonee Ponds: +2 Manufacturing, Moonee Ponds: -64 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Moonee Ponds: +27 Construction, Moonee Ponds: +60 Wholesale trade, Moonee Ponds: +45 Retail Trade, Moonee Ponds: +26 Accommodation and Food Services, Moonee Ponds: +84 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Moonee Ponds: +23 Information Media and Telecommunications, Moonee Ponds: -16 Financial and Insurance Services, Moonee Ponds: +47 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Moonee Ponds: +35 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Moonee Ponds: +113 Administrative and Support Services, Moonee Ponds: +25 Public Administration and Safety, Moonee Ponds: +81 Education and Training, Moonee Ponds: +87 Health Care and Social Assistance, Moonee Ponds: +101 Arts and Recreation Services, Moonee Ponds: +58 Other Services, Moonee Ponds: -1 Inadequately described or not stated, Moonee Ponds: -36
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 Moonee Ponds in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (796 people or 11.1%)
  • Education and Training (787 people or 11.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (766 people or 10.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,349 people in total or 32.7% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (7.9% compared to 6.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (11.0% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (5.8% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (6.3% compared to 7.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Moonee Ponds increased by 687 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+113 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+101 persons)
  • Education and Training (+87 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+84 persons)