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Employment by industry (FTE)

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In the City of Monash, Manufacturing is the largest employer, generating 14,462 FTE jobs in 2016/17.

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 the City of Monash.

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 City of Monash'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.

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 the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
City of Monash2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3370.33.71180.13.2+219
Mining580.10.41610.20.5-102
Manufacturing14,46213.19.915,32715.211.7-865
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services9610.91.39320.91.4+29
Construction11,91710.89.810,15810.19.5+1,758
Wholesale Trade7,7637.03.89,2769.24.7-1,513
Retail Trade10,3999.49.49,3129.29.3+1,087
Accommodation and Food Services3,8103.45.73,2363.25.3+574
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5,3554.85.84,8264.85.5+529
Information Media and Telecommunications2,0961.92.12,2712.32.4-175
Financial and Insurance Services2,8352.64.12,6752.74.4+160
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,8851.71.71,6001.61.7+285
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services10,7209.79.58,3858.39.0+2,336
Administrative and Support Services4,1343.73.23,2183.23.2+916
Public Administration and Safety3,0472.85.02,7822.84.9+264
Education and Training12,65411.47.811,27411.27.5+1,380
Health Care and Social Assistance13,70612.411.210,90110.810.1+2,805
Arts and Recreation Services8890.81.78990.91.8-10
Other Services3,6533.33.93,3743.33.9+279

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. 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 (FTE) 2016/17
Employment (FTE) 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Victoria: 3.7% Mining, Victoria: 0.4% Manufacturing, Victoria: 9.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Victoria: 1.3% Construction, Victoria: 9.8% Wholesale Trade, Victoria: 3.8% Retail Trade, Victoria: 9.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Victoria: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Victoria: 5.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Victoria: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Victoria: 4.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Victoria: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Victoria: 9.5% Administrative and Support Services, Victoria: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Victoria: 5.0% Education and Training, Victoria: 7.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Victoria: 11.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Victoria: 1.7% Other Services, Victoria: 3.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Monash: 0.3% Mining, City of Monash: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Monash: 13.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Monash: 0.9% Construction, City of Monash: 10.8% Wholesale Trade, City of Monash: 7.0% Retail Trade, City of Monash: 9.4% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Monash: 3.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Monash: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Monash: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Monash: 2.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Monash: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Monash: 9.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Monash: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, City of Monash: 2.8% Education and Training, City of Monash: 11.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Monash: 12.4% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Monash: 0.8% Other Services, City of Monash: 3.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in employment (FTE), 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Monash: +219 Mining, City of Monash: -102 Manufacturing, City of Monash: -865 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Monash: +29 Construction, City of Monash: +1,758 Wholesale Trade, City of Monash: -1,513 Retail Trade, City of Monash: +1,087 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Monash: +574 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Monash: +529 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Monash: -175 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Monash: +160 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Monash: +285 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Monash: +2,336 Administrative and Support Services, City of Monash: +916 Public Administration and Safety, City of Monash: +264 Education and Training, City of Monash: +1,380 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Monash: +2,805 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Monash: -10 Other Services, City of Monash: +279
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in City of Monash in 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (14,462 full-time equivalent local workers or 13.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (13,706 full-time equivalent local workers or 12.4%)
  • Education and Training (12,654 full-time equivalent local workers or 11.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 40,822 people in total or 36.9% of local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 9.9% in Manufacturing; 11.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 7.8% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Education and Training (11.4% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Wholesale Trade (7.0% compared to 3.8%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (13.1% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.3% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in the City of Monash increased by 9,955 between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in the City of Monash were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+2,805 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+2,336 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (+1,758 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Wholesale Trade (-1,513 full-time equivalent local workers)

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