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Employment by industry (Total)

In the City of Boroondara, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services is the largest employer, generating 12,070 local jobs in 2014/15.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in the City of Boroondara. The statistics are modelled by NIEIR to correct for the known undercount of jobs recorded in the Census. They estimate the total number of persons employed in an industry sector (full-time and part-time) in City of Boroondara regardless of where they live. They are updated annually.

By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of City of Boroondara's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

Estimated total employment by industry should not be considered as a "Full-Time Equivalent" measure as different industries will have different ratios of part-time and full time employees. Full-time employment by industry statistics are also available.

To see how employment is distributed across the area, see the Employment locations section and to see where people come from to work in these industries, these data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers place of residence by industry data.

More granular sub-categories for each industry sector are available in the Employment by industry (Census) counts. While Census figures undercount employment they do provide a more detailed picture of the specific industries operating in the area.

NOTE: Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment (total) by industry
City of Boroondara2014/152009/10Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Greater Melbourne%Number%Greater Melbourne%2009/10 to 2014/15
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1330.20.4920.10.5+41
Mining740.10.2580.10.2+16
Manufacturing2,5093.310.12,6143.411.5-105
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services970.11.21460.20.9-49
Construction5,6787.48.55,3006.98.6+378
Wholesale Trade2,3173.05.12,8223.75.3-505
Retail Trade9,99013.110.79,70612.710.6+285
Accommodation and Food Services4,1355.46.04,2035.55.7-69
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,6323.45.02,4863.35.2+146
Information Media and Telecommunications1,3731.82.41,6052.12.5-232
Financial and Insurance Services3,9325.15.14,1205.45.1-188
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,8992.51.61,5472.01.6+353
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services12,07015.89.612,20916.09.2-139
Administrative and Support Services2,6913.53.62,1732.83.5+518
Public Administration and Safety1,7372.35.72,4013.15.5-664
Education and Training9,87412.98.311,00214.48.1-1,128
Health Care and Social Assistance10,95414.311.09,78912.810.4+1,165
Arts and Recreation Services1,1291.51.89941.31.8+135
Other Services3,1864.23.73,2204.23.9-34

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment (total) by industry 2014/15
Employment (total) by industry 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Melbourne: 0.4% Mining, Greater Melbourne: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Melbourne: 10.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.2% Construction, Greater Melbourne: 8.5% Wholesale Trade, Greater Melbourne: 5.1% Retail Trade, Greater Melbourne: 10.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Melbourne: 6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Melbourne: 5.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Melbourne: 2.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Melbourne: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Melbourne: 9.6% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Melbourne: 5.7% Education and Training, Greater Melbourne: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Melbourne: 11.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% Other Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Boroondara: 0.2% Mining, City of Boroondara: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Boroondara: 3.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Boroondara: 0.1% Construction, City of Boroondara: 7.4% Wholesale Trade, City of Boroondara: 3.0% Retail Trade, City of Boroondara: 13.1% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Boroondara: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Boroondara: 3.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Boroondara: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Boroondara: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Boroondara: 2.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Boroondara: 15.8% Administrative and Support Services, City of Boroondara: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Boroondara: 2.3% Education and Training, City of Boroondara: 12.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Boroondara: 14.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Boroondara: 1.5% Other Services, City of Boroondara: 4.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2009/10 to 2014/15
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2009/10 to 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Boroondara: +41 Mining, City of Boroondara: +16 Manufacturing, City of Boroondara: -105 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Boroondara: -49 Construction, City of Boroondara: +378 Wholesale Trade, City of Boroondara: -505 Retail Trade, City of Boroondara: +285 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Boroondara: -69 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Boroondara: +146 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Boroondara: -232 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Boroondara: -188 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Boroondara: +353 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Boroondara: -139 Administrative and Support Services, City of Boroondara: +518 Public Administration and Safety, City of Boroondara: -664 Education and Training, City of Boroondara: -1,128 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Boroondara: +1,165 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Boroondara: +135 Other Services, City of Boroondara: -34
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©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 City of Boroondara in 2014/15 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (12,070 people or 15.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (10,954 people or 14.3%)
  • Retail Trade (9,990 people or 13.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 33,014 people in total or 43.2% of the local workers.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 9.6% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 11.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.7% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of the City of Boroondara and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (15.8% compared to 9.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Education and Training (12.9% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Manufacturing (3.3% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (2.3% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the City of Boroondara decreased by 76 between 2009/10 and 2014/15.

The largest changes in the jobs held by local workers between 2009/10 and 2014/15 in the City of Boroondara were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,165 local workers)
  • Education and Training (-1,128 local workers)
  • Public Administration and Safety (-664 local workers)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+518 local workers)

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