City of Port Phillip
Resident workers - Industry
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services employs more of City of Port Phillip’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 City of Port Phillip residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in City of Port Phillip, 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 City of Port Phillip 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
|Resident workers industry of employment|
|City of Port Phillip||2016||2011||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Victoria%||Number||%||Victoria%||2011 to 2016|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||199||0.3||2.2||133||0.2||2.3||+66||25000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||557||1.0||1.1||543||1.0||1.1||+14||28000||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||4,040||7.0||6.6||3,579||6.5||6.1||+461||32000||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||1,833||3.2||4.8||1,609||2.9||4.7||+224||33000||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||2,244||3.9||1.9||2,434||4.4||2.0||-190||34000||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||4,039||7.0||3.9||4,283||7.8||4.1||-244||35000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||1,470||2.5||1.6||1,206||2.2||1.4||+264||36000||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||9,389||16.3||7.9||9,577||17.4||7.8||-188||37000||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||2,268||3.9||3.4||2,358||4.3||3.3||-90||38000||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||2,805||4.9||5.3||2,623||4.8||5.3||+182||39000||P|
|Education and Training||4,889||8.5||8.6||4,054||7.4||8.0||+835||40000||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||5,923||10.3||12.5||5,336||9.7||11.6||+587||41000||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||1,993||3.5||1.9||1,739||3.2||1.7||+254||42000||P|
|Industry not classified||2,347||4.1||4.7||1,134||2.1||2.4||+1,213||44000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in City of Port Phillip in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (9,389 people or 16.3%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (5,923 people or 10.3%)
- Education and Training (4,889 people or 8.5%)
In combination these three industries employed 20,201 people in total or 35.0% of the total resident workforce.
In comparison, Victoria employed 7.9% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 8.6% in Education and Training.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of City of Port Phillip and Victoria were:
- A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (16.3% compared to 7.9%)
- A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (7.0% compared to 3.9%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (4.3% compared to 7.8%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (5.5% compared to 8.3%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in City of Port Phillip were for those employed in:
- Industry not classified (+1,213 resident workforce)
- Education and Training (+835 resident workforce)
- Wholesale Trade (-716 resident workforce)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+587 resident workforce)