City of Casey

Resident workers - Industry

Manufacturing employs more of the City of Casey'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 the City of Casey residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Casey, 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 the City of Casey 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.

Data source

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

Current benchmark:
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Resident workers industry of employment
City of Casey - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,1870.92.28770.72.1+310
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,5031.11.11,3601.11.0+143
Wholesale Trade6,4224.73.27,7236.14.3-1,301
Retail Trade15,61611.310.214,05911.110.2+1,557
Accommodation and Food Services7,2945.36.65,6914.55.8+1,603
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7,7095.64.86,5575.24.4+1,152
Information Media and Telecommunications2,0341.51.91,8591.51.9+175
Financial and Insurance Services4,3463.23.94,0333.23.9+313
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,7851.31.61,4071.11.3+378
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6,7834.97.95,5784.47.3+1,205
Administrative and Support Services4,8253.53.43,9263.13.1+899
Public Administration and Safety5,2983.85.34,6033.65.0+695
Education and Training8,5636.28.66,5565.27.6+2,007
Health Care and Social Assistance16,83312.212.512,0699.510.9+4,764
Arts and Recreation Services1,9531.41.91,5731.21.6+380
Other Services5,6754.13.64,9583.93.4+717
Industry not classified8,2356.04.73,5032.82.3+4,732
Total Persons137,927100.0100.0119,538100.0100.0+18,389

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

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

  • Manufacturing (17,068 people or 12.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (16,833 people or 12.2%)
  • Retail Trade (15,616 people or 11.3%)

In combination these three industries employed 49,517 people in total or 35.9% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Victoria employed 7.8% in Manufacturing; 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 the City of Casey and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (12.4% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.9% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (6.2% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (10.5% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Casey were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+4,764 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+4,732 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-3,849 resident workforce)
  • Construction (+2,474 resident workforce)

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