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Employment by industry (Census)

Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer in the City of Monash, making up 14.2% of total employment.

Census employment data presents the number of persons employed in each industry sector (full-time and part-time) in City of Monash 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 the City of Monash.

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
City of Monash 2016
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Victoria %
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1650.22.2
Mining650.10.3
Manufacturing11,08410.57.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7220.71.1
Construction7,5877.28.3
Wholesale Trade6,5466.23.2
Retail Trade10,81610.210.2
Accommodation and Food Services4,5884.36.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4,2324.04.7
Information Media and Telecommunications1,8341.71.9
Financial and Insurance Services2,7322.63.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,6351.51.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8,7148.27.9
Administrative and Support Services3,7903.63.4
Public Administration and Safety2,9862.85.3
Education and Training13,63812.98.7
Health Care and Social Assistance15,03114.212.5
Arts and Recreation Services1,0761.01.9
Other Services3,1293.03.6
Industry not classified5,4225.14.7

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, City of Monash: 0.2% Mining, City of Monash: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Monash: 10.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Monash: 0.7% Construction, City of Monash: 7.2% Wholesale Trade, City of Monash: 6.2% Retail Trade, City of Monash: 10.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Monash: 4.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Monash: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Monash: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Monash: 2.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Monash: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Monash: 8.2% Administrative and Support Services, City of Monash: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Monash: 2.8% Education and Training, City of Monash: 12.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Monash: 14.2% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Monash: 1.0% Other Services, City of Monash: 3.0% Industry not classified, City of Monash: 5.1%
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 City of Monash in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (15,031 local workers 14.2%)
  • Education and Training (13,638 local workers 12.9%)
  • Manufacturing (11,084 local workers 10.5%)

In combination these three industries employed 39,753 people in total or 37.6% of local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.7% in Education and Training; and 7.8% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Education and Training (12.9% compared to 8.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Wholesale Trade (6.2% compared to 3.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Manufacturing (10.5% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (2.8% compared to 5.3%)

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