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 Alpine Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Alpine 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 Alpine 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers industry of employment|
|Alpine Shire - Persons||2016||2011||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Victoria||Number||%||Victoria||2011 - 2016|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||495||9.0||2.2||525||9.4||2.1||-30|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||87||1.6||1.1||85||1.5||1.0||+2|
|Accommodation and Food Services||756||13.8||6.6||718||12.8||5.8||+38|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||181||3.3||4.8||195||3.5||4.4||-14|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||32||0.6||1.9||24||0.4||1.9||+8|
|Financial and Insurance Services||73||1.3||3.9||83||1.5||3.9||-10|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||106||1.9||1.6||119||2.1||1.3||-13|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||225||4.1||7.9||179||3.2||7.3||+46|
|Administrative and Support Services||204||3.7||3.4||137||2.4||3.1||+67|
|Public Administration and Safety||270||4.9||5.3||300||5.4||5.0||-30|
|Education and Training||433||7.9||8.6||411||7.3||7.6||+22|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||624||11.4||12.5||580||10.3||10.9||+44|
|Arts and Recreation Services||112||2.0||1.9||93||1.7||1.6||+19|
|Industry not classified||208||3.8||4.7||108||1.9||2.3||+100|
Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in Alpine Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
- Accommodation and Food Services (756 people or 13.8%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (624 people or 11.4%)
- Retail Trade (527 people or 9.6%)
In combination these three industries employed 1,907 people in total or 34.7% of the total resident workforce.
In comparison, Victoria employed 6.6% in Accommodation and Food Services; 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 10.2% in Retail Trade.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Alpine Shire and Victoria were:
- A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (13.8% compared to 6.6%)
- A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (9.0% compared to 2.2%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.1% compared to 7.9%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.3% compared to 3.9%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Alpine Shire were for those employed in:
- Industry not classified (+100 resident workforce)
- Retail Trade (-88 resident workforce)
- Administrative and Support Services (+67 resident workforce)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+46 resident workforce)