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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

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Resident workers industry of employment
City of Port Phillip 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1990.32.21330.22.3+66
Mining2010.30.32090.40.4-8
Manufacturing2,4694.37.83,0125.510.7-543
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5571.01.15431.01.1+14
Construction3,1575.58.32,8055.18.3+352
Wholesale Trade1,7183.03.22,4344.44.5-716
Retail Trade4,4607.710.24,2987.810.8+162
Accommodation and Food Services4,0407.06.63,5796.56.1+461
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,8333.24.81,6092.94.7+224
Information Media and Telecommunications2,2443.91.92,4344.42.0-190
Financial and Insurance Services4,0397.03.94,2837.84.1-244
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,4702.51.61,2062.21.4+264
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services9,38916.37.99,57717.47.8-188
Administrative and Support Services2,2683.93.42,3584.33.3-90
Public Administration and Safety2,8054.95.32,6234.85.3+182
Education and Training4,8898.58.64,0547.48.0+835
Health Care and Social Assistance5,92310.312.55,3369.711.6+587
Arts and Recreation Services1,9933.51.91,7393.21.7+254
Other Services1,7063.03.61,5732.93.6+133
Industry not classified2,3474.14.71,1342.12.4+1,213

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, Victoria: 2.2% Mining, Victoria: 0.3% Manufacturing, Victoria: 7.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Victoria: 1.1% Construction, Victoria: 8.3% Wholesale Trade, Victoria: 3.2% Retail Trade, Victoria: 10.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Victoria: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Victoria: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Victoria: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Victoria: 3.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Victoria: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Victoria: 7.9% Administrative and Support Services, Victoria: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Victoria: 5.3% Education and Training, Victoria: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Victoria: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Victoria: 1.9% Other Services, Victoria: 3.6% Industry not classified, Victoria: 4.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Port Phillip: 0.3% Mining, City of Port Phillip: 0.3% Manufacturing, City of Port Phillip: 4.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Port Phillip: 1.0% Construction, City of Port Phillip: 5.5% Wholesale Trade, City of Port Phillip: 3.0% Retail Trade, City of Port Phillip: 7.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Port Phillip: 7.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Port Phillip: 3.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Port Phillip: 3.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Port Phillip: 7.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Port Phillip: 2.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Port Phillip: 16.3% Administrative and Support Services, City of Port Phillip: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, City of Port Phillip: 4.9% Education and Training, City of Port Phillip: 8.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Port Phillip: 10.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Port Phillip: 3.5% Other Services, City of Port Phillip: 3.0% Industry not classified, City of Port Phillip: 4.1%
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 Port Phillip: +66 Mining, City of Port Phillip: -8 Manufacturing, City of Port Phillip: -543 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Port Phillip: +14 Construction, City of Port Phillip: +352 Wholesale Trade, City of Port Phillip: -716 Retail Trade, City of Port Phillip: +162 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Port Phillip: +461 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Port Phillip: +224 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Port Phillip: -190 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Port Phillip: -244 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Port Phillip: +264 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Port Phillip: -188 Administrative and Support Services, City of Port Phillip: -90 Public Administration and Safety, City of Port Phillip: +182 Education and Training, City of Port Phillip: +835 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Port Phillip: +587 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Port Phillip: +254 Other Services, City of Port Phillip: +133 Industry not classified, City of Port Phillip: +1,213
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 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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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