Hume City

Resident workers - Industry

Total industries employs more of Hume City'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 Hume City residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Hume City, 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 Hume City 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
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Resident workers industry of employment
Hume City - Persons 20212016Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2016 - 2021
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing4110.42.13460.42.2+65
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,0391.01.18721.11.1+167
Wholesale Trade2,8412.82.82,5333.13.2+308
Retail Trade9,7579.59.48,60110.610.2+1,156
Accommodation and Food Services5,9155.76.25,1616.46.6+754
Transport, Postal and Warehousing10,0059.74.78,50210.54.8+1,503
Information Media and Telecommunications1,1821.11.61,0601.31.9+122
Financial and Insurance Services3,3663.34.12,6383.33.9+728
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,2631.21.51,1191.41.6+144
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5,1735.08.43,5954.47.9+1,578
Administrative and Support Services3,6723.63.13,0453.83.4+627
Public Administration and Safety6,1556.05.64,4635.55.3+1,692
Education and Training7,7587.58.85,6126.98.6+2,146
Health Care and Social Assistance12,86012.514.18,85110.912.5+4,009
Arts and Recreation Services1,0791.01.71,0261.31.9+53
Other Services3,7873.73.53,1773.93.6+610
Industry not classified5,8135.64.64,6045.74.7+1,209
Total Persons102,895100.0100.081,025100.0100.0+21,870

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in Hume City in 2021shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (12,860 people or 12.5%)
  • Construction (11,932 people or 11.6%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (10,005 people or 9.7%)

In combination these three industries employed 34,797 people in total or 33.8% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Victoria employed 14.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.4% in Construction and 4.7% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (9.7% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.0% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (11.6% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.4% compared to 2.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2016 and 2021 in Hume City were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+4,009 resident workforce)
  • Construction (+4,007 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+2,146 resident workforce)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+1,692 resident workforce)

Hume City

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