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Nillumbik Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Nillumbik Shire’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 Nillumbik Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Nillumbik Shire, 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 Nillumbik Shire 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
Nillumbik Shire 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1690.52.32110.72.7-42
Mining600.20.4680.20.3-8
Manufacturing3,0339.210.73,38010.412.5-347
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3110.91.12470.80.9+64
Construction4,05812.38.33,47610.77.5+582
Wholesale Trade1,5404.74.51,6095.04.9-69
Retail Trade3,2559.810.83,58911.111.5-334
Accommodation and Food Services1,3994.26.11,4154.45.8-16
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,1593.54.71,1243.54.6+35
Information Media and Telecommunications5991.82.06572.02.2-58
Financial and Insurance Services1,2553.84.11,2723.94.1-17
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4221.31.43961.21.4+26
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,8768.77.82,7038.37.2+173
Administrative and Support Services9752.93.39012.83.3+74
Public Administration and Safety1,8945.75.31,7315.35.2+163
Education and Training3,55810.88.03,31410.27.7+244
Health Care and Social Assistance4,09612.411.63,72111.510.4+375
Arts and Recreation Services6131.91.75691.81.6+44
Other Services1,2363.73.61,2363.83.60
Industry not classified5831.82.47672.42.6-184

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, Nillumbik Shire: 0.5% Mining, Nillumbik Shire: 0.2% Manufacturing, Nillumbik Shire: 9.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Nillumbik Shire: 0.9% Construction, Nillumbik Shire: 12.3% Wholesale Trade, Nillumbik Shire: 4.7% Retail Trade, Nillumbik Shire: 9.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Nillumbik Shire: 4.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Nillumbik Shire: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Nillumbik Shire: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Nillumbik Shire: 3.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Nillumbik Shire: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Nillumbik Shire: 8.7% Administrative and Support Services, Nillumbik Shire: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Nillumbik Shire: 5.7% Education and Training, Nillumbik Shire: 10.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Nillumbik Shire: 12.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Nillumbik Shire: 1.9% Other Services, Nillumbik Shire: 3.7% Industry not classified, Nillumbik Shire: 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, Nillumbik Shire: -42 Mining, Nillumbik Shire: -8 Manufacturing, Nillumbik Shire: -347 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Nillumbik Shire: +64 Construction, Nillumbik Shire: +582 Wholesale Trade, Nillumbik Shire: -69 Retail Trade, Nillumbik Shire: -334 Accommodation and Food Services, Nillumbik Shire: -16 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Nillumbik Shire: +35 Information Media and Telecommunications, Nillumbik Shire: -58 Financial and Insurance Services, Nillumbik Shire: -17 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Nillumbik Shire: +26 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Nillumbik Shire: +173 Administrative and Support Services, Nillumbik Shire: +74 Public Administration and Safety, Nillumbik Shire: +163 Education and Training, Nillumbik Shire: +244 Health Care and Social Assistance, Nillumbik Shire: +375 Arts and Recreation Services, Nillumbik Shire: +44 Other Services, Nillumbik Shire: 0 Industry not classified, Nillumbik Shire: -184
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 Nillumbik Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (4,096 people or 12.4%)
  • Construction (4,058 people or 12.3%)
  • Education and Training (3,558 people or 10.8%)

In combination these three industries employed 11,712 people in total or 35.4% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Victoria employed 11.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.3% in Construction; and 8.0% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Nillumbik Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Construction (12.3% compared to 8.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Education and Training (10.8% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Accommodation and Food Services (4.2% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.5% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in Nillumbik Shire were for those employed in:

  • Construction (+582 local labour force)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+375 local labour force)
  • Manufacturing (-347 local labour force)
  • Retail Trade (-334 local labour force)

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