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Employment by industry (Census)

Retail Trade is the largest employer in the City of Wyndham, making up 13.1% of total employment.

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

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 Wyndham 2016
Industry
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Number%Victoria %
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing9291.52.2
Mining600.10.3
Manufacturing6,33910.17.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4370.71.1
Construction4,5787.38.3
Wholesale Trade3,3375.33.2
Retail Trade8,20913.110.2
Accommodation and Food Services3,4015.46.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7,82812.54.7
Information Media and Telecommunications4100.71.9
Financial and Insurance Services7701.23.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,0461.71.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,1093.47.9
Administrative and Support Services1,8953.03.4
Public Administration and Safety2,9344.75.3
Education and Training5,9489.58.7
Health Care and Social Assistance6,1679.812.5
Arts and Recreation Services8411.31.9
Other Services1,9243.13.6
Industry not classified3,5455.74.7

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 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 Wyndham: 1.5% Mining, City of Wyndham: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Wyndham: 10.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Wyndham: 0.7% Construction, City of Wyndham: 7.3% Wholesale Trade, City of Wyndham: 5.3% Retail Trade, City of Wyndham: 13.1% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Wyndham: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Wyndham: 12.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Wyndham: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Wyndham: 1.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Wyndham: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Wyndham: 3.4% Administrative and Support Services, City of Wyndham: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, City of Wyndham: 4.7% Education and Training, City of Wyndham: 9.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Wyndham: 9.8% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Wyndham: 1.3% Other Services, City of Wyndham: 3.1% Industry not classified, City of Wyndham: 5.7%
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 Wyndham in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (8,209 local workers 13.1%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (7,828 local workers 12.5%)
  • Manufacturing (6,339 local workers 10.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 22,376 people in total or 35.7% of local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 10.2% in Retail Trade; 4.7% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; and 7.8% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (12.5% compared to 4.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Retail Trade (13.1% compared to 10.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.4% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.2% compared to 3.9%)

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