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Employment by industry (Census)

Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer in Benalla Rural City, making up 15.4% 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 2016 – by place of work

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Employment (Census) by industry sector
Benalla Rural City 2016
Industry
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Number%Victoria %
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing4479.02.2
Mining170.30.3
Manufacturing3557.17.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services811.61.1
Construction3156.38.3
Wholesale Trade2264.53.2
Retail Trade51810.410.2
Accommodation and Food Services3597.26.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1994.04.7
Information Media and Telecommunications270.51.9
Financial and Insurance Services591.23.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services491.01.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1422.97.9
Administrative and Support Services1162.33.4
Public Administration and Safety3426.95.3
Education and Training4509.08.7
Health Care and Social Assistance76515.412.5
Arts and Recreation Services1022.01.9
Other Services1913.83.6
Industry not classified2134.34.7

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

Employment (Census) by industry sector, 2016
Employment (Census) by industry sector, 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: 4.7% 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: 8.7% 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, Benalla Rural City: 9.0% Mining, Benalla Rural City: 0.3% Manufacturing, Benalla Rural City: 7.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Benalla Rural City: 1.6% Construction, Benalla Rural City: 6.3% Wholesale Trade, Benalla Rural City: 4.5% Retail Trade, Benalla Rural City: 10.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Benalla Rural City: 7.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Benalla Rural City: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Benalla Rural City: 0.5% 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: 2.9% Administrative and Support Services, Benalla Rural City: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Benalla Rural City: 6.9% Education and Training, Benalla Rural City: 9.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Benalla Rural City: 15.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Benalla Rural City: 2.0% Other Services, Benalla Rural City: 3.8% Industry not classified, Benalla Rural City: 4.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in Benalla Rural City in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (765 local workers 15.4%)
  • Retail Trade (518 local workers 10.4%)
  • Education and Training (450 local workers 9.0%)

In combination these three industries employed 1,733 people in total or 34.8% of local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.2% in Retail Trade; and 8.7% in Education and Training.

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 (9.0% compared to 2.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (15.4% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.9% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.2% compared to 3.9%)

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