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Travancore

Industry sector of employment

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

Travancore’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
Travancore - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.200.00.20
Mining30.30.261.20.1-3
Manufacturing485.27.7326.49.5+16
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services60.60.930.60.6+3
Construction293.17.5153.06.5+14
Wholesale trade374.04.1203.94.6+18
Retail Trade646.910.0326.510.6+32
Accommodation and Food Services798.55.8224.45.4+57
Transport, Postal and Warehousing232.56.0204.16.4+3
Information Media and Telecommunications293.12.3275.42.6+2
Financial and Insurance Services697.45.7316.25.4+38
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services141.51.761.21.5+8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services16918.210.17114.38.7+98
Administrative and Support Services353.83.4285.63.5+7
Public Administration and Safety545.86.5397.96.4+15
Education and Training818.79.75811.69.5+23
Health Care and Social Assistance11512.410.65811.69.9+57
Arts and Recreation Services252.72.5193.82.4+6
Other Services192.03.130.63.3+16
Inadequately described or not stated283.02.281.52.8+20

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, Travancore: 0.0% Mining, Travancore: 0.3% Manufacturing, Travancore: 5.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Travancore: 0.6% Construction, Travancore: 3.1% Wholesale trade, Travancore: 4.0% Retail Trade, Travancore: 6.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Travancore: 8.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Travancore: 2.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Travancore: 3.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Travancore: 7.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Travancore: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Travancore: 18.2% Administrative and Support Services, Travancore: 3.8% Public Administration and Safety, Travancore: 5.8% Education and Training, Travancore: 8.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Travancore: 12.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Travancore: 2.7% Other Services, Travancore: 2.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Travancore: 3.0%
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, Travancore: 0 Mining, Travancore: -3 Manufacturing, Travancore: +16 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Travancore: +3 Construction, Travancore: +14 Wholesale trade, Travancore: +18 Retail Trade, Travancore: +32 Accommodation and Food Services, Travancore: +57 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Travancore: +3 Information Media and Telecommunications, Travancore: +2 Financial and Insurance Services, Travancore: +38 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Travancore: +8 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Travancore: +98 Administrative and Support Services, Travancore: +7 Public Administration and Safety, Travancore: +15 Education and Training, Travancore: +23 Health Care and Social Assistance, Travancore: +57 Arts and Recreation Services, Travancore: +6 Other Services, Travancore: +16 Inadequately described or not stated, Travancore: +20
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 Travancore in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (169 people or 18.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (115 people or 12.4%)
  • Education and Training (81 people or 8.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 365 people in total or 39.4% 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 Travancore and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (18.2% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (3.1% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (2.5% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (6.9% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Travancore increased by 431 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+98 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+57 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+57 persons)