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Employment by industry (Census)

Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer in the City of Boroondara, making up 15.0% of total employment.

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

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

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Employment (Census) by industry sector
City of Boroondara 2016
Industry
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Number%Victoria %
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1710.22.2
Mining650.10.3
Manufacturing1,8752.67.8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2420.31.1
Construction4,0045.68.3
Wholesale Trade1,8882.63.2
Retail Trade9,08812.710.2
Accommodation and Food Services4,6016.46.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,7592.54.7
Information Media and Telecommunications8611.21.9
Financial and Insurance Services3,0084.23.9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,9892.81.6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services10,09914.17.9
Administrative and Support Services2,2673.23.4
Public Administration and Safety1,8112.55.3
Education and Training10,40214.68.7
Health Care and Social Assistance10,68415.012.5
Arts and Recreation Services1,1161.61.9
Other Services2,4653.53.6
Industry not classified3,0024.24.7

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, City of Boroondara: 0.2% Mining, City of Boroondara: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Boroondara: 2.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Boroondara: 0.3% Construction, City of Boroondara: 5.6% Wholesale Trade, City of Boroondara: 2.6% Retail Trade, City of Boroondara: 12.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Boroondara: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Boroondara: 2.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Boroondara: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Boroondara: 4.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Boroondara: 2.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Boroondara: 14.1% Administrative and Support Services, City of Boroondara: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, City of Boroondara: 2.5% Education and Training, City of Boroondara: 14.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Boroondara: 15.0% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Boroondara: 1.6% Other Services, City of Boroondara: 3.5% Industry not classified, City of Boroondara: 4.2%
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 Boroondara in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (10,684 local workers 15.0%)
  • Education and Training (10,402 local workers 14.6%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (10,099 local workers 14.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 31,185 people in total or 43.7% of local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.7% in Education and Training; and 7.9% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (14.1% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Education and Training (14.6% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Manufacturing (2.6% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (2.5% compared to 5.3%)

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