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Employment by industry (Census)

Manufacturing is the largest employer in Benalla Rural City, making up 14.1% of total employment.

Census employment data presents the number of persons employed in each industry sector (full-time and part-time) in Benalla Rural City regardless of where they live. By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see local economic strengths and weaknesses. By looking at how the number of jobs in each industry is changing over time, you can track how the structure of the local economy is changing. Go to the Employment locations page to see where employment is taking place across Benalla Rural City.

NOTE: Census employment figures are known to undercount employment by at at least 20% due to poor recording of workplace addresses, and large numbers of workers who don’t answer the relevant question, or have no usual workplace address. While this data shows the underlying structure of the economy and relative proportions of different industries, it should not be used as an accurate measure of local jobs. Census employment data should be viewed alongside modelled Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (FTE) data which resolves the undercount issue and is a more accurate and up to date reflection of total job numbers.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

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Employment (Census) by industry sector
Benalla Rural City 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing50910.02.259711.32.8-88
Mining30.10.330.10.30
Manufacturing71614.110.886016.312.8-144
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services641.31.1621.20.9+2
Construction2995.98.22775.27.4+22
Wholesale Trade2494.94.61963.75.1+53
Retail Trade61812.211.076014.411.8-142
Accommodation and Food Services3256.46.13085.85.8+17
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2054.04.71472.84.5+58
Information Media and Telecommunications330.62.0400.82.3-7
Financial and Insurance Services591.24.2681.34.2-9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services521.01.4631.21.4-11
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1623.27.91202.37.4+42
Administrative and Support Services781.53.3971.83.3-19
Public Administration and Safety3787.45.54418.35.3-63
Education and Training4148.28.23967.57.9+18
Health Care and Social Assistance64812.811.757710.910.6+71
Arts and Recreation Services681.31.7721.41.6-4
Other Services1613.23.71673.23.7-6
Industry not classified370.71.2390.71.2-2

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Employment (Census) by industry sector, 2011
Employment (Census) by industry sector, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Victoria: 2.2% Mining, Victoria: 0.3% Manufacturing, Victoria: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Victoria: 1.1% Construction, Victoria: 8.2% Wholesale Trade, Victoria: 4.6% Retail Trade, Victoria: 11.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Victoria: 6.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Victoria: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Victoria: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Victoria: 4.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Victoria: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Victoria: 7.9% Administrative and Support Services, Victoria: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Victoria: 5.5% Education and Training, Victoria: 8.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Victoria: 11.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Victoria: 1.7% Other Services, Victoria: 3.7% Industry not classified, Victoria: 1.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Benalla Rural City: 10.0% Mining, Benalla Rural City: 0.1% Manufacturing, Benalla Rural City: 14.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Benalla Rural City: 1.3% Construction, Benalla Rural City: 5.9% Wholesale Trade, Benalla Rural City: 4.9% Retail Trade, Benalla Rural City: 12.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Benalla Rural City: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Benalla Rural City: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Benalla Rural City: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Benalla Rural City: 1.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Benalla Rural City: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Benalla Rural City: 3.2% Administrative and Support Services, Benalla Rural City: 1.5% Public Administration and Safety, Benalla Rural City: 7.4% Education and Training, Benalla Rural City: 8.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Benalla Rural City: 12.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Benalla Rural City: 1.3% Other Services, Benalla Rural City: 3.2% Industry not classified, Benalla Rural City: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in employment (Census) by industry sector, 2006 to 2011
Change in employment (Census) by industry sector, 2006 to 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Benalla Rural City: -88 Mining, Benalla Rural City: 0 Manufacturing, Benalla Rural City: -144 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Benalla Rural City: +2 Construction, Benalla Rural City: +22 Wholesale Trade, Benalla Rural City: +53 Retail Trade, Benalla Rural City: -142 Accommodation and Food Services, Benalla Rural City: +17 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Benalla Rural City: +58 Information Media and Telecommunications, Benalla Rural City: -7 Financial and Insurance Services, Benalla Rural City: -9 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Benalla Rural City: -11 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Benalla Rural City: +42 Administrative and Support Services, Benalla Rural City: -19 Public Administration and Safety, Benalla Rural City: -63 Education and Training, Benalla Rural City: +18 Health Care and Social Assistance, Benalla Rural City: +71 Arts and Recreation Services, Benalla Rural City: -4 Other Services, Benalla Rural City: -6 Industry not classified, Benalla Rural City: -2
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local female in Benalla Rural City in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (716 local workers 14.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (648 local workers 12.8%)
  • Retail Trade (618 local workers 12.2%)

In combination these three industries employed 1,982 people in total or 39.0% of local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 10.8% in Manufacturing; 11.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 11.0% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of Benalla Rural City and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.0% compared to 2.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Manufacturing (14.1% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.2% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.2% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by local workers between 2006 and 2011 in Benalla Rural City were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-144 local workers)
  • Retail Trade (-142 local workers)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-88 local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+71 local workers)

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