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Employment by industry (Census)

Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer in Benalla Rural City, making up 14.0% of total employment.

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

NOTE: Census employment figures are known to undercount employment by varying amounts depending on the Census year. All Census counts are an undercount of total population, and in addition, some people don’t state their workforce status or industry. Also counts by place of work exclude those with no fixed workplace address. For this reason, it is recommended that for total job numbers, users look at the Employment by industry (Total) modelled estimates which are updated on an annual basis, and based on the ABS Labour Force survey, less prone to undercount. The Census counts by industry are included here for a greater level of industry detail (3-digit ANZSIC).

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. Benalla Rural City currently subscribe to the “LITE” version of economy.id, which does not feature this extended dataset. In order to directly compare worker numbers between 2011 and 2016, it is recommended that Benalla Rural City subscribe to the FULL version of economy.id.

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Employment (Census) by industry sector
Benalla Rural City 2016
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Victoria %
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing52810.42.2
Mining200.40.3
Manufacturing53910.67.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services741.51.1
Construction3056.08.3
Wholesale Trade2194.33.2
Retail Trade4799.410.2
Accommodation and Food Services3557.06.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2024.04.7
Information Media and Telecommunications240.51.9
Financial and Insurance Services601.23.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services460.91.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1382.77.9
Administrative and Support Services1142.23.4
Public Administration and Safety3426.75.3
Education and Training4108.18.7
Health Care and Social Assistance70914.012.5
Arts and Recreation Services992.01.9
Other Services1853.63.6
Industry not classified2224.44.7

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, Benalla Rural City: 10.4% Mining, Benalla Rural City: 0.4% Manufacturing, Benalla Rural City: 10.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Benalla Rural City: 1.5% Construction, Benalla Rural City: 6.0% Wholesale Trade, Benalla Rural City: 4.3% Retail Trade, Benalla Rural City: 9.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Benalla Rural City: 7.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Benalla Rural City: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Benalla Rural City: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Benalla Rural City: 1.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Benalla Rural City: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Benalla Rural City: 2.7% Administrative and Support Services, Benalla Rural City: 2.2% Public Administration and Safety, Benalla Rural City: 6.7% Education and Training, Benalla Rural City: 8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Benalla Rural City: 14.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Benalla Rural City: 2.0% Other Services, Benalla Rural City: 3.6% Industry not classified, Benalla Rural City: 4.4%
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 Benalla Rural City in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (709 local workers 14.0%)
  • Manufacturing (539 local workers 10.6%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (528 local workers 10.4%)

In combination these three industries employed 1,776 people in total or 35.0% of local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 7.8% in Manufacturing; and 2.2% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.4% compared to 2.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Manufacturing (10.6% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.7% 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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