City of Boroondara

Resident workers - Industry

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services employs more of the City of Boroondara'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 Boroondara residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Boroondara, 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 Boroondara 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
City of Boroondara - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3140.42.22610.32.1+53
Mining2590.30.32750.30.3-16
Manufacturing3,6994.57.84,5205.410.1-821
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7050.91.16860.81.0+19
Construction3,6994.58.33,5874.37.9+112
Wholesale Trade2,7253.33.23,6614.44.3-936
Retail Trade7,7329.410.27,7689.210.2-36
Accommodation and Food Services5,1956.36.64,7535.75.8+442
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,9382.44.81,8582.24.4+80
Information Media and Telecommunications2,3942.91.92,3442.81.9+50
Financial and Insurance Services5,7437.03.95,9517.13.9-208
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,1232.61.61,7072.01.3+416
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services12,33415.07.912,44814.87.3-114
Administrative and Support Services2,3752.93.42,5253.03.1-150
Public Administration and Safety3,4664.25.33,4954.25.0-29
Education and Training8,64310.58.68,1329.77.6+511
Health Care and Social Assistance11,66914.212.511,01513.110.9+654
Arts and Recreation Services1,9792.41.91,7052.01.6+274
Other Services2,0402.53.62,0282.43.4+12
Industry not classified3,2333.94.71,5761.92.3+1,657
Total Persons82,265100.0100.080,295100.0100.0+1,970

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

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Dominant groups

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (12,334 people or 15.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (11,669 people or 14.2%)
  • Education and Training (8,643 people or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries employed 32,646 people in total or 39.7% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Victoria employed 7.9% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 8.6% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (15.0% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (4.5% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (4.5% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (7.0% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Industry not classified (+1,657 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-936 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-821 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+654 resident workforce)

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