City of Greater Shepparton

Employment by industry (FTE)

In the City of Greater Shepparton, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 4,377 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 the City of Greater Shepparton.

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 the City of Greater Shepparton'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
City of Greater Shepparton2020/212015/16Change
IndustryNumber%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2,3499.42.73,35112.93.6-1,002
Mining860.30.4600.20.4+26
Manufacturing3,05612.28.82,70110.410.0+355
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7923.21.48803.41.4-88
Construction2,87511.510.32,1308.29.7+745
Wholesale Trade4721.93.79183.53.9-445
Retail Trade2,1198.58.62,5199.79.3-400
Accommodation and Food Services8323.34.31,0694.15.4-237
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,3175.35.61,7596.85.8-441
Information Media and Telecommunications2280.92.02811.12.3-53
Financial and Insurance Services3761.54.63781.54.2-2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2180.91.62671.01.7-48
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services9153.710.71,1164.39.3-202
Administrative and Support Services5152.12.87292.83.3-214
Public Administration and Safety1,1194.56.01,1014.25.1+17
Education and Training2,1108.48.91,9327.58.0+178
Health Care and Social Assistance4,37717.512.53,43513.311.1+942
Arts and Recreation Services1670.71.82190.81.8-52
Other Services1,1294.53.31,0744.13.6+55
Total industries25,050100.0100.025,917100.0100.0-868

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 the City of Greater Shepparton in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (4,377 people or 17.5%)
  • Manufacturing (3,056 people or 12.2%)
  • Construction (2,875 people or 11.5%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 10,308 people in total or 41.1% of the local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.8% in Manufacturing and 10.3% in Construction.

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

  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.7% compared to 10.7%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (9.4% compared to 2.7%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (17.5% compared to 12.5%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (12.2% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of full-time equivalent local workers in the City of Greater Shepparton increased by decreased by -868 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 the City of Greater Shepparton were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+942 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (+745 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Manufacturing (+355 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Education and Training (+178 full-time equivalent local workers)

City of Greater Shepparton

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