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Employment by industry (Census)

Manufacturing is the largest employer in Hume City, making up 23.2% of total employment.

Census employment data presents the number of persons employed in each industry sector (full-time and part-time) in Hume 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 Hume 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
Hume City 20112006Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1990.32.22160.32.8-17
Mining430.10.3400.10.3+3
Manufacturing16,67123.210.818,21728.212.8-1,546
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services9541.31.14880.80.9+466
Construction5,2687.38.23,5345.57.4+1,734
Wholesale Trade4,1405.84.64,1796.55.1-39
Retail Trade6,3918.911.05,9299.211.8+462
Accommodation and Food Services3,6855.16.13,2325.05.8+453
Transport, Postal and Warehousing14,42020.14.712,18318.94.5+2,237
Information Media and Telecommunications5500.82.05840.92.3-34
Financial and Insurance Services7121.04.25200.84.2+192
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9311.31.48281.31.4+103
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,4762.17.91,0861.77.4+390
Administrative and Support Services1,8082.53.31,4202.23.3+388
Public Administration and Safety3,4994.95.52,9574.65.3+542
Education and Training4,5996.48.23,9136.17.9+686
Health Care and Social Assistance3,3204.611.72,6294.110.6+691
Arts and Recreation Services3670.51.73150.51.6+52
Other Services2,0092.83.71,6432.53.7+366
Industry not classified7921.11.26641.01.2+128

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, Hume City: 0.3% Mining, Hume City: 0.1% Manufacturing, Hume City: 23.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hume City: 1.3% Construction, Hume City: 7.3% Wholesale Trade, Hume City: 5.8% Retail Trade, Hume City: 8.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Hume City: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hume City: 20.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Hume City: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Hume City: 1.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hume City: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hume City: 2.1% Administrative and Support Services, Hume City: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Hume City: 4.9% Education and Training, Hume City: 6.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Hume City: 4.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Hume City: 0.5% Other Services, Hume City: 2.8% Industry not classified, Hume City: 1.1%
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, Hume City: -17 Mining, Hume City: +3 Manufacturing, Hume City: -1,546 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hume City: +466 Construction, Hume City: +1,734 Wholesale Trade, Hume City: -39 Retail Trade, Hume City: +462 Accommodation and Food Services, Hume City: +453 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hume City: +2,237 Information Media and Telecommunications, Hume City: -34 Financial and Insurance Services, Hume City: +192 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hume City: +103 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hume City: +390 Administrative and Support Services, Hume City: +388 Public Administration and Safety, Hume City: +542 Education and Training, Hume City: +686 Health Care and Social Assistance, Hume City: +691 Arts and Recreation Services, Hume City: +52 Other Services, Hume City: +366 Industry not classified, Hume City: +128
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 Hume City in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (16,671 local workers 23.2%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (14,420 local workers 20.1%)
  • Retail Trade (6,391 local workers 8.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 37,482 people in total or 52.2% of local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 10.8% in Manufacturing; 4.7% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; and 11.0% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (20.1% compared to 4.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Manufacturing (23.2% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (4.6% compared to 11.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.1% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+2,237 local workers)
  • Construction (+1,734 local workers)
  • Manufacturing (-1,546 local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+691 local workers)

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