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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the City of Greater Bendigo’s local labour force 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 Greater Bendigo residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Greater Bendigo, 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 Greater Bendigo 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers industry of employment
City of Greater Bendigo 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,0842.42.31,1852.92.7-101
Mining6561.40.44641.10.3+192
Manufacturing4,69210.310.74,69211.512.50
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6461.41.14651.10.9+181
Construction4,1499.18.33,5138.67.5+636
Wholesale Trade1,2442.74.51,1722.94.9+72
Retail Trade5,90312.910.85,75114.011.5+152
Accommodation and Food Services2,9506.46.12,5346.25.8+416
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,6593.64.71,3833.44.6+276
Information Media and Telecommunications6101.32.09722.42.2-362
Financial and Insurance Services1,7263.84.11,5143.74.1+212
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4401.01.44001.01.4+40
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,8614.17.81,3923.47.2+469
Administrative and Support Services1,1862.63.31,0122.53.3+174
Public Administration and Safety2,8306.25.32,5676.35.2+263
Education and Training4,0078.88.03,4558.47.7+552
Health Care and Social Assistance6,92815.111.65,59013.610.4+1,338
Arts and Recreation Services6131.31.74981.21.6+115
Other Services1,7353.83.61,5573.83.6+178
Industry not classified8341.82.48422.12.6-8

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

Local resident workers industry of employment, 2011
Local resident workers industry of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Victoria: 2.3% Mining, Victoria: 0.4% Manufacturing, Victoria: 10.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Victoria: 1.1% Construction, Victoria: 8.3% Wholesale Trade, Victoria: 4.5% Retail Trade, Victoria: 10.8% 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: 4.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Victoria: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Victoria: 7.8% Administrative and Support Services, Victoria: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Victoria: 5.3% Education and Training, Victoria: 8.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Victoria: 11.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Victoria: 1.7% Other Services, Victoria: 3.6% Industry not classified, Victoria: 2.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Greater Bendigo: 2.4% Mining, City of Greater Bendigo: 1.4% Manufacturing, City of Greater Bendigo: 10.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 1.4% Construction, City of Greater Bendigo: 9.1% Wholesale Trade, City of Greater Bendigo: 2.7% Retail Trade, City of Greater Bendigo: 12.9% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Greater Bendigo: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Greater Bendigo: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 3.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 4.1% Administrative and Support Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Greater Bendigo: 6.2% Education and Training, City of Greater Bendigo: 8.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Greater Bendigo: 15.1% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 1.3% Other Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 3.8% Industry not classified, City of Greater Bendigo: 1.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers industry of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers industry of employment, 2006 to 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Greater Bendigo: -101 Mining, City of Greater Bendigo: +192 Manufacturing, City of Greater Bendigo: 0 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +181 Construction, City of Greater Bendigo: +636 Wholesale Trade, City of Greater Bendigo: +72 Retail Trade, City of Greater Bendigo: +152 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +416 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Greater Bendigo: +276 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Greater Bendigo: -362 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +212 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +40 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +469 Administrative and Support Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +174 Public Administration and Safety, City of Greater Bendigo: +263 Education and Training, City of Greater Bendigo: +552 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Greater Bendigo: +1,338 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +115 Other Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +178 Industry not classified, City of Greater Bendigo: -8
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

Analysis of the jobs held by the local labour force in City of Greater Bendigo in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (6,928 people or 15.1%)
  • Retail Trade (5,903 people or 12.9%)
  • Manufacturing (4,692 people or 10.3%)

In combination these three industries employed 17,523 people in total or 38.3% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Victoria employed 11.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.8% in Retail Trade; and 10.7% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the City of Greater Bendigo and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (15.1% compared to 11.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Retail Trade (12.9% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.1% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Wholesale Trade (2.7% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in the City of Greater Bendigo were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,338 local labour force)
  • Construction (+636 local labour force)
  • Education and Training (+552 local labour force)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+469 local labour force)

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