Maribyrnong City

Employment by industry (FTE)

In Maribyrnong City, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 5,994 FTE jobs in 2020/21.

Full-time equivalent (FTE) employment is modelled by NIEIR and takes into account differences in hours worked between industry sectors. It is a measure that allows direct comparison of employment between industries in Maribyrnong City.

Typically, industries such as Retail Trade and Accommodation and Food Services, which employ many part-time workers, have lower FTE employment than total employment.

FTE employment is calculated directly by dividing the total hours worked in each industry by 38. By comparing the number of full-time equivalent jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Maribyrnong City'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.

FTE employment should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (Census), for a full understanding of the industry breakdown in the area. Worker productivity data shows the value of a worker in each industry to the local economy. Employment locations shows where employment is taking place in each industry sector.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Please note: FTE employment is derived from Census data but has been corrected for the known undercount of employment in the Census. Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in thespecific topic notes section.
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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
Maribyrnong City2020/212015/16Change
IndustryNumber%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1160.32.71180.33.6-2
Mining130.00.480.00.4+6
Manufacturing3,0298.58.83,5149.910.0-485
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5991.71.47592.11.4-160
Construction2,3896.710.32,3506.69.7+39
Wholesale Trade1,9585.53.71,4224.03.9+535
Retail Trade5,15014.58.65,07414.39.3+76
Accommodation and Food Services1,7234.84.31,9975.65.4-273
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,3429.45.63,0648.65.8+278
Information Media and Telecommunications4551.32.04981.42.3-43
Financial and Insurance Services6461.84.65761.64.2+69
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4611.31.65881.71.7-127
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,6414.610.71,6244.69.3+17
Administrative and Support Services6301.82.88192.33.3-189
Public Administration and Safety1,6834.76.01,6174.65.1+66
Education and Training3,56810.08.93,64510.38.0-77
Health Care and Social Assistance5,99416.812.55,43215.311.1+562
Arts and Recreation Services6431.81.86701.91.8-27
Other Services1,5574.43.31,7074.83.6-150
Total industries35,600100.0100.035,482100.0100.0+118

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures. Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in Maribyrnong City in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (5,994 people or 16.8%)
  • Retail Trade (5,150 people or 14.5%)
  • Education and Training (3,568 people or 10.0%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 14,712 people in total or 41.3% of the local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.6% in Retail Trade and 8.9% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Maribyrnong City and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.6% compared to 10.7%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Retail Trade (14.5% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (16.8% compared to 12.5%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (9.4% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of full-time equivalent local workers in Maribyrnong City increased by increased by 118 between 2015/16 and 2020/21.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2015/16 and 2020/21 in Maribyrnong City were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+562 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Wholesale Trade (+535 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+278 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Retail Trade (+76 full-time equivalent local workers)

City of Maribyrnong

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