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Cardinia Shire

Resident workers - Industry

Construction employs more of Cardinia Shire’s resident workforce than any other industry sector.

Industry sector data identifies the industries in which the residents of an area work either within the residing area or elsewhere. Comparing the industry sectors in which Cardinia Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Cardinia Shire, indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents, or on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Industry sector statistics in Cardinia Shire are influenced by a range of factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available within commuting distance;
  • The educational levels of the local population; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the local population.

Industry sector data should be viewed in conjunction with Residents place of work.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
Cardinia Shire 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,2792.82.21,2063.32.3+73
Mining1790.40.31410.40.4+38
Manufacturing4,60110.27.85,00513.810.7-404
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5491.21.14471.21.1+102
Construction6,07813.58.34,91113.58.3+1,167
Wholesale Trade1,7834.03.22,2086.14.5-425
Retail Trade4,93411.010.24,13811.410.8+796
Accommodation and Food Services2,2585.06.61,5864.46.1+672
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,2835.14.81,8135.04.7+470
Information Media and Telecommunications5531.21.94601.32.0+93
Financial and Insurance Services1,0082.23.97882.24.1+220
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6921.51.64851.31.4+207
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,1194.77.91,6524.67.8+467
Administrative and Support Services1,4363.23.41,0182.83.3+418
Public Administration and Safety1,7964.05.31,4394.05.3+357
Education and Training3,4267.68.62,5627.18.0+864
Health Care and Social Assistance4,97111.112.53,4399.511.6+1,532
Arts and Recreation Services7071.61.95441.51.7+163
Other Services1,9234.33.61,5794.43.6+344
Industry not classified2,3845.34.78412.32.4+1,543

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers industry of employment, 2016
Resident workers industry of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Victoria: 2.2% Mining, Victoria: 0.3% Manufacturing, Victoria: 7.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Victoria: 1.1% Construction, Victoria: 8.3% Wholesale Trade, Victoria: 3.2% Retail Trade, Victoria: 10.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Victoria: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Victoria: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Victoria: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Victoria: 3.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Victoria: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Victoria: 7.9% Administrative and Support Services, Victoria: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Victoria: 5.3% Education and Training, Victoria: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Victoria: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Victoria: 1.9% Other Services, Victoria: 3.6% Industry not classified, Victoria: 4.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cardinia Shire: 2.8% Mining, Cardinia Shire: 0.4% Manufacturing, Cardinia Shire: 10.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cardinia Shire: 1.2% Construction, Cardinia Shire: 13.5% Wholesale Trade, Cardinia Shire: 4.0% Retail Trade, Cardinia Shire: 11.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Cardinia Shire: 5.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cardinia Shire: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Cardinia Shire: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Cardinia Shire: 2.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cardinia Shire: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cardinia Shire: 4.7% Administrative and Support Services, Cardinia Shire: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Cardinia Shire: 4.0% Education and Training, Cardinia Shire: 7.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Cardinia Shire: 11.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Cardinia Shire: 1.6% Other Services, Cardinia Shire: 4.3% Industry not classified, Cardinia Shire: 5.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cardinia Shire: +73 Mining, Cardinia Shire: +38 Manufacturing, Cardinia Shire: -404 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cardinia Shire: +102 Construction, Cardinia Shire: +1,167 Wholesale Trade, Cardinia Shire: -425 Retail Trade, Cardinia Shire: +796 Accommodation and Food Services, Cardinia Shire: +672 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cardinia Shire: +470 Information Media and Telecommunications, Cardinia Shire: +93 Financial and Insurance Services, Cardinia Shire: +220 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cardinia Shire: +207 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cardinia Shire: +467 Administrative and Support Services, Cardinia Shire: +418 Public Administration and Safety, Cardinia Shire: +357 Education and Training, Cardinia Shire: +864 Health Care and Social Assistance, Cardinia Shire: +1,532 Arts and Recreation Services, Cardinia Shire: +163 Other Services, Cardinia Shire: +344 Industry not classified, Cardinia Shire: +1,543
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in Cardinia Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (6,078 people or 13.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (4,971 people or 11.1%)
  • Retail Trade (4,934 people or 11.0%)

In combination these three industries employed 15,983 people in total or 35.6% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Victoria employed 8.3% in Construction; 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.2% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Cardinia Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (13.5% compared to 8.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (10.2% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.7% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (2.2% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Cardinia Shire were for those employed in:

  • Industry not classified (+1,543 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,532 resident workforce)
  • Construction (+1,167 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+864 resident workforce)

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