City of Stonnington

Employment by industry (FTE)

In the City of Stonnington, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 10,454 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 Stonnington.

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 Stonnington'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 Stonnington2020/212015/16Change
IndustryNumber%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2015/16 - 2020/21
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing640.12.7950.23.6-31
Mining280.10.4540.10.4-26
Manufacturing8381.58.81,1362.210.0-299
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1200.21.41120.21.4+8
Construction4,0167.310.34,5538.89.7-537
Wholesale Trade8461.53.71,0942.13.9-249
Retail Trade10,27918.78.68,79516.99.3+1,484
Accommodation and Food Services4,1297.54.34,9569.55.4-827
Transport, Postal and Warehousing8271.55.65791.15.8+248
Information Media and Telecommunications1,6122.92.01,8773.62.3-264
Financial and Insurance Services1,5882.94.61,4402.84.2+149
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,8763.41.61,9523.81.7-76
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8,11914.810.77,48814.49.3+632
Administrative and Support Services1,6473.02.82,0834.03.3-436
Public Administration and Safety1,1762.16.01,1272.25.1+49
Education and Training4,1697.68.93,7727.38.0+397
Health Care and Social Assistance10,45419.012.57,82015.011.1+2,634
Arts and Recreation Services1,2742.31.87891.51.8+486
Other Services1,9673.63.32,2724.43.6-304
Total industries55,031100.0100.051,993100.0100.0+3,038

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 Stonnington in 2020/21 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (10,454 people or 19.0%)
  • Retail Trade (10,279 people or 18.7%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (8,119 people or 14.8%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 28,852 people in total or 52.4% of the local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.6% in Retail Trade and 10.7% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Retail Trade (18.7% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (1.5% compared to 8.8%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (19.0% compared to 12.5%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (14.8% compared to 10.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of full-time equivalent local workers in the City of Stonnington increased by increased by 3,038 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 Stonnington were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+2,634 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Retail Trade (+1,484 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+632 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (+486 full-time equivalent local workers)

City of Stonnington

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