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 Darebin residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Darebin, 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 Darebin 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
|Resident workers industry of employment|
|City of Darebin - Persons||2016||2011||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Victoria||Number||%||Victoria||2011 - 2016|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||271||0.4||2.2||163||0.2||2.1||+108|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||650||0.9||1.1||589||0.9||1.0||+61|
|Accommodation and Food Services||5,415||7.7||6.6||4,497||6.6||5.8||+918|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||2,690||3.8||4.8||2,680||3.9||4.4||+10|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||1,967||2.8||1.9||1,910||2.8||1.9||+57|
|Financial and Insurance Services||3,013||4.3||3.9||2,995||4.4||3.9||+18|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||948||1.3||1.6||731||1.1||1.3||+217|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||6,984||9.9||7.9||6,090||9.0||7.3||+894|
|Administrative and Support Services||2,580||3.7||3.4||2,341||3.4||3.1||+239|
|Public Administration and Safety||4,572||6.5||5.3||4,236||6.2||5.0||+336|
|Education and Training||7,646||10.9||8.6||6,300||9.3||7.6||+1,346|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||9,195||13.1||12.5||7,899||11.6||10.9||+1,296|
|Arts and Recreation Services||1,901||2.7||1.9||1,486||2.2||1.6||+415|
|Industry not classified||3,154||4.5||4.7||1,591||2.3||2.3||+1,563|
Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in the City of Darebin in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
- Health Care and Social Assistance (9,195 people or 13.1%)
- Education and Training (7,646 people or 10.9%)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (6,984 people or 9.9%)
In combination these three industries employed 23,825 people in total or 33.9% of the total resident workforce.
In comparison, Victoria employed 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.6% in Education and Training and 7.9% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of the City of Darebin and Victoria were:
- A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (10.9% compared to 8.6%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (6.3% compared to 8.3%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (5.7% compared to 7.8%)
- A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (9.9% compared to 7.9%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Darebin were for those employed in:
- Industry not classified (+1,563 resident workforce)
- Manufacturing (-1,382 resident workforce)
- Education and Training (+1,346 resident workforce)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,296 resident workforce)