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Employment by industry (Total)

In the City of Darebin, Education and Training is the largest employer, generating 8,894 local jobs in 2017/18.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in the City of Darebin. The statistics are modelled by NIEIR to correct for the known undercount of jobs recorded in the Census. They estimate the total number of persons employed in an industry sector (full-time and part-time) in City of Darebin regardless of where they live. They are updated annually.

By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of City of Darebin's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

Estimated total employment by industry should not be considered as a "Full-Time Equivalent" measure as different industries will have different ratios of part-time and full time employees. Full-time employment by industry statistics are also available.

To see how employment is distributed across the area, see the Employment locations section and to see where people come from to work in these industries, these data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers place of residence by industry data.

More granular sub-categories for each industry sector are available in the Employment by industry (Census) counts. While Census figures undercount employment they do provide a more detailed picture of the specific industries operating in the area.

NOTE: Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment (total) by industry
City of Darebin2017/182008/09Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2008/09 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1760.32.5800.22.6+96
Mining2120.40.42580.50.4-47
Manufacturing5,2598.98.37,38014.411.8-2,121
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2510.41.1980.21.1+153
Construction4,6237.89.14,6419.08.5-17
Wholesale Trade2,2333.83.23,2056.24.8-971
Retail Trade8,32214.010.87,12213.911.0+1,199
Accommodation and Food Services4,3897.47.02,8775.66.0+1,512
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,0513.54.91,8523.65.0+200
Information Media and Telecommunications6351.11.98261.62.4-191
Financial and Insurance Services9641.63.98581.74.2+106
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8831.51.66561.31.5+226
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,2135.48.52,2594.47.6+954
Administrative and Support Services1,8713.23.41,3662.73.4+505
Public Administration and Safety3,4765.95.32,6605.25.2+816
Education and Training8,89415.09.36,62712.97.9+2,267
Health Care and Social Assistance7,78413.113.25,27810.310.9+2,505
Arts and Recreation Services1,1031.91.99941.91.9+109
Other Services3,0185.13.82,3534.63.8+666

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures.Learn more

Employment (total) by industry 2017/18
Employment (total) by industry 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Victoria: 2.5% Mining, Victoria: 0.4% Manufacturing, Victoria: 8.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Victoria: 1.1% Construction, Victoria: 9.1% Wholesale Trade, Victoria: 3.2% Retail Trade, Victoria: 10.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Victoria: 7.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Victoria: 4.9% 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: 8.5% Administrative and Support Services, Victoria: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Victoria: 5.3% Education and Training, Victoria: 9.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Victoria: 13.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Victoria: 1.9% Other Services, Victoria: 3.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Darebin: 0.3% Mining, City of Darebin: 0.4% Manufacturing, City of Darebin: 8.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Darebin: 0.4% Construction, City of Darebin: 7.8% Wholesale Trade, City of Darebin: 3.8% Retail Trade, City of Darebin: 14.0% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Darebin: 7.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Darebin: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Darebin: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Darebin: 1.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Darebin: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Darebin: 5.4% Administrative and Support Services, City of Darebin: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, City of Darebin: 5.9% Education and Training, City of Darebin: 15.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Darebin: 13.1% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Darebin: 1.9% Other Services, City of Darebin: 5.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2008/09 to 2017/18
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2008/09 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Darebin: +96 Mining, City of Darebin: -47 Manufacturing, City of Darebin: -2,121 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Darebin: +153 Construction, City of Darebin: -17 Wholesale Trade, City of Darebin: -971 Retail Trade, City of Darebin: +1,199 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Darebin: +1,512 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Darebin: +200 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Darebin: -191 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Darebin: +106 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Darebin: +226 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Darebin: +954 Administrative and Support Services, City of Darebin: +505 Public Administration and Safety, City of Darebin: +816 Education and Training, City of Darebin: +2,267 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Darebin: +2,505 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Darebin: +109 Other Services, City of Darebin: +666
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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 Darebin in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Education and Training (8,894 people or 15.0%)
  • Retail Trade (8,322 people or 14.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (7,784 people or 13.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 24,999 people in total or 42.1% of the local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 9.3% in Education and Training; 10.8% in Retail Trade; and 13.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Education and Training (15.0% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Retail Trade (14.0% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.4% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.6% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the City of Darebin increased by 7,966 between 2008/09 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the jobs held by local workers between 2008/09 and 2017/18 in the City of Darebin were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+2,505 local workers)
  • Education and Training (+2,267 local workers)
  • Manufacturing (-2,121 local workers)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+1,512 local workers)

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