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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the City of Darebin’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 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

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Resident workers industry of employment
City of Darebin 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2710.42.21630.32.3+108
Mining1150.20.3960.20.4+19
Manufacturing4,0185.77.85,4008.510.7-1,382
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6500.91.15890.91.1+61
Construction4,3966.38.34,0306.38.3+366
Wholesale Trade1,8022.63.22,5344.04.5-732
Retail Trade6,6369.410.26,0919.510.8+545
Accommodation and Food Services5,4157.76.64,4977.06.1+918
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,6903.84.82,6804.24.7+10
Information Media and Telecommunications1,9672.81.91,9103.02.0+57
Financial and Insurance Services3,0134.33.92,9954.74.1+18
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9481.31.67311.11.4+217
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6,9849.97.96,0909.57.8+894
Administrative and Support Services2,5803.73.42,3413.73.3+239
Public Administration and Safety4,5726.55.34,2366.65.3+336
Education and Training7,64610.98.66,3009.98.0+1,346
Health Care and Social Assistance9,19513.112.57,89912.411.6+1,296
Arts and Recreation Services1,9012.71.91,4862.31.7+415
Other Services2,3443.33.62,1573.43.6+187
Industry not classified3,1544.54.71,5912.52.4+1,563

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 Darebin: 0.4% Mining, City of Darebin: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Darebin: 5.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Darebin: 0.9% Construction, City of Darebin: 6.3% Wholesale Trade, City of Darebin: 2.6% Retail Trade, City of Darebin: 9.4% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Darebin: 7.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Darebin: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Darebin: 2.8% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Darebin: 4.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Darebin: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Darebin: 9.9% Administrative and Support Services, City of Darebin: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, City of Darebin: 6.5% Education and Training, City of Darebin: 10.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Darebin: 13.1% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Darebin: 2.7% Other Services, City of Darebin: 3.3% Industry not classified, City of Darebin: 4.5%
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 Darebin: +108 Mining, City of Darebin: +19 Manufacturing, City of Darebin: -1,382 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Darebin: +61 Construction, City of Darebin: +366 Wholesale Trade, City of Darebin: -732 Retail Trade, City of Darebin: +545 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Darebin: +918 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Darebin: +10 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Darebin: +57 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Darebin: +18 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Darebin: +217 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Darebin: +894 Administrative and Support Services, City of Darebin: +239 Public Administration and Safety, City of Darebin: +336 Education and Training, City of Darebin: +1,346 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Darebin: +1,296 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Darebin: +415 Other Services, City of Darebin: +187 Industry not classified, City of Darebin: +1,563
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 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 larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (9.9% compared to 7.9%)
  • 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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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