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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the City of Monash’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 Monash residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Monash, 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 Monash 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 Monash 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Melbourne%Number%Greater Melbourne%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2070.30.61310.20.5+76
Mining1120.10.21450.20.2-33
Manufacturing5,7467.17.77,7839.910.8-2,037
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7600.91.07290.91.0+31
Construction4,6525.88.24,4705.78.2+182
Wholesale Trade3,4534.33.54,6495.95.0-1,196
Retail Trade8,59310.710.18,79711.210.6-204
Accommodation and Food Services5,5046.86.55,2446.75.9+260
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,8963.65.02,7343.54.8+162
Information Media and Telecommunications2,0022.52.21,9762.52.3+26
Financial and Insurance Services4,2675.34.54,3635.64.8-96
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,4791.81.71,0161.31.5+463
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8,92011.19.08,28510.68.9+635
Administrative and Support Services3,0043.73.62,7533.53.5+251
Public Administration and Safety3,1924.05.03,2944.25.1-102
Education and Training7,9609.98.67,3419.47.9+619
Health Care and Social Assistance9,72812.112.08,82811.311.1+900
Arts and Recreation Services1,3451.72.11,1011.41.8+244
Other Services2,5993.23.62,7503.53.6-151
Industry not classified3,9754.94.91,9412.52.5+2,034

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, Greater Melbourne: 0.6% Mining, Greater Melbourne: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Melbourne: 7.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Construction, Greater Melbourne: 8.2% Wholesale Trade, Greater Melbourne: 3.5% Retail Trade, Greater Melbourne: 10.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Melbourne: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Melbourne: 5.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Melbourne: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Melbourne: 4.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Melbourne: 9.0% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Melbourne: 5.0% Education and Training, Greater Melbourne: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Melbourne: 12.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Melbourne: 2.1% Other Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.6% Industry not classified, Greater Melbourne: 4.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Monash: 0.3% Mining, City of Monash: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Monash: 7.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Monash: 0.9% Construction, City of Monash: 5.8% Wholesale Trade, City of Monash: 4.3% Retail Trade, City of Monash: 10.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Monash: 6.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Monash: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Monash: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Monash: 5.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Monash: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Monash: 11.1% Administrative and Support Services, City of Monash: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, City of Monash: 4.0% Education and Training, City of Monash: 9.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Monash: 12.1% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Monash: 1.7% Other Services, City of Monash: 3.2% Industry not classified, City of Monash: 4.9%
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 Monash: +76 Mining, City of Monash: -33 Manufacturing, City of Monash: -2,037 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Monash: +31 Construction, City of Monash: +182 Wholesale Trade, City of Monash: -1,196 Retail Trade, City of Monash: -204 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Monash: +260 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Monash: +162 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Monash: +26 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Monash: -96 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Monash: +463 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Monash: +635 Administrative and Support Services, City of Monash: +251 Public Administration and Safety, City of Monash: -102 Education and Training, City of Monash: +619 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Monash: +900 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Monash: +244 Other Services, City of Monash: -151 Industry not classified, City of Monash: +2,034
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 Monash in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (9,728 people or 12.1%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (8,920 people or 11.1%)
  • Retail Trade (8,593 people or 10.7%)

In combination these three industries employed 27,241 people in total or 33.9% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 12.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.0% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 10.1% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of the City of Monash and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (11.1% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (9.9% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (5.8% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (3.6% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Monash were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-2,037 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+2,034 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-1,196 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+900 resident workforce)

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