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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the City of Greater Bendigo’s resident workforce 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 the City of Greater Bendigo residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Greater Bendigo, 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 the City of Greater Bendigo 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

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Resident workers industry of employment
City of Greater Bendigo 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,2922.72.21,0812.42.3+211
Mining8001.60.36711.50.4+129
Manufacturing4,2108.77.84,65610.210.7-446
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6201.31.16461.41.1-26
Construction4,4029.08.34,1599.18.3+243
Wholesale Trade8571.83.21,2092.64.5-352
Retail Trade5,57211.410.25,88912.910.8-317
Accommodation and Food Services3,3826.96.62,9586.56.1+424
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,6073.34.81,6773.74.7-70
Information Media and Telecommunications5641.21.96251.42.0-61
Financial and Insurance Services1,8723.83.91,7393.84.1+133
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5091.01.64411.01.4+68
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,0104.17.91,8524.07.8+158
Administrative and Support Services1,3722.83.41,2072.63.3+165
Public Administration and Safety2,8845.95.32,8466.25.3+38
Education and Training4,3458.98.64,0008.78.0+345
Health Care and Social Assistance8,11716.712.56,93115.211.6+1,186
Arts and Recreation Services6901.41.95961.31.7+94
Other Services1,8353.83.61,7293.83.6+106
Industry not classified1,7263.54.78331.82.4+893

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers industry of employment, 2016
Resident workers industry of employment, 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: 4.8% 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: 8.6% 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 Greater Bendigo: 2.7% Mining, City of Greater Bendigo: 1.6% Manufacturing, City of Greater Bendigo: 8.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 1.3% Construction, City of Greater Bendigo: 9.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Greater Bendigo: 1.8% Retail Trade, City of Greater Bendigo: 11.4% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 6.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Greater Bendigo: 3.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Greater Bendigo: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 3.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 4.1% Administrative and Support Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, City of Greater Bendigo: 5.9% Education and Training, City of Greater Bendigo: 8.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Greater Bendigo: 16.7% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 1.4% Other Services, City of Greater Bendigo: 3.8% Industry not classified, City of Greater Bendigo: 3.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Greater Bendigo: +211 Mining, City of Greater Bendigo: +129 Manufacturing, City of Greater Bendigo: -446 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Greater Bendigo: -26 Construction, City of Greater Bendigo: +243 Wholesale Trade, City of Greater Bendigo: -352 Retail Trade, City of Greater Bendigo: -317 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +424 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Greater Bendigo: -70 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Greater Bendigo: -61 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +133 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +68 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +158 Administrative and Support Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +165 Public Administration and Safety, City of Greater Bendigo: +38 Education and Training, City of Greater Bendigo: +345 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Greater Bendigo: +1,186 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +94 Other Services, City of Greater Bendigo: +106 Industry not classified, City of Greater Bendigo: +893
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in City of Greater Bendigo in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (8,117 people or 16.7%)
  • Retail Trade (5,572 people or 11.4%)
  • Construction (4,402 people or 9.0%)

In combination these three industries employed 18,091 people in total or 37.2% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Victoria employed 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.2% in Retail Trade; and 8.3% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of the City of Greater Bendigo and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (16.7% compared to 12.5%)
  • 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 Wholesale Trade (1.8% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (3.3% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Greater Bendigo were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,186 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+893 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-446 resident workforce)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+424 resident workforce)

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