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Employment by industry (FTE)

In the City of Stonnington, Retail Trade is the largest employer, generating 9,362 FTE jobs in 2016/17.

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 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.

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 the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
City of Stonnington2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1250.23.7980.23.2+27
Mining320.10.4260.10.5+6
Manufacturing1,0872.09.91,5183.111.7-431
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1180.21.31460.31.4-29
Construction5,1349.39.83,7467.69.5+1,388
Wholesale Trade1,1082.03.81,4192.94.7-312
Retail Trade9,36216.99.48,66617.69.3+696
Accommodation and Food Services5,4149.85.74,7619.75.3+653
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5571.05.88281.75.5-271
Information Media and Telecommunications1,8573.42.11,9153.92.4-58
Financial and Insurance Services1,4782.74.11,5673.24.4-88
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,2234.01.71,7333.51.7+491
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8,06414.69.56,50513.29.0+1,560
Administrative and Support Services2,1653.93.21,7923.63.2+373
Public Administration and Safety1,1722.15.09491.94.9+223
Education and Training3,8356.97.83,4437.07.5+393
Health Care and Social Assistance8,26414.911.26,90614.110.1+1,358
Arts and Recreation Services7841.41.78681.81.8-84
Other Services2,5384.63.92,2684.63.9+270

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Employment (FTE) 2016/17
Employment (FTE) 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Victoria: 3.7% Mining, Victoria: 0.4% Manufacturing, Victoria: 9.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Victoria: 1.3% Construction, Victoria: 9.8% Wholesale Trade, Victoria: 3.8% Retail Trade, Victoria: 9.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Victoria: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Victoria: 5.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Victoria: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Victoria: 4.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Victoria: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Victoria: 9.5% Administrative and Support Services, Victoria: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Victoria: 5.0% Education and Training, Victoria: 7.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Victoria: 11.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Victoria: 1.7% Other Services, Victoria: 3.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Stonnington: 0.2% Mining, City of Stonnington: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Stonnington: 2.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Stonnington: 0.2% Construction, City of Stonnington: 9.3% Wholesale Trade, City of Stonnington: 2.0% Retail Trade, City of Stonnington: 16.9% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Stonnington: 9.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Stonnington: 1.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Stonnington: 3.4% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Stonnington: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Stonnington: 4.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Stonnington: 14.6% Administrative and Support Services, City of Stonnington: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, City of Stonnington: 2.1% Education and Training, City of Stonnington: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Stonnington: 14.9% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Stonnington: 1.4% Other Services, City of Stonnington: 4.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in employment (FTE), 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Stonnington: +27 Mining, City of Stonnington: +6 Manufacturing, City of Stonnington: -431 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Stonnington: -29 Construction, City of Stonnington: +1,388 Wholesale Trade, City of Stonnington: -312 Retail Trade, City of Stonnington: +696 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Stonnington: +653 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Stonnington: -271 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Stonnington: -58 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Stonnington: -88 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Stonnington: +491 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Stonnington: +1,560 Administrative and Support Services, City of Stonnington: +373 Public Administration and Safety, City of Stonnington: +223 Education and Training, City of Stonnington: +393 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Stonnington: +1,358 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Stonnington: -84 Other Services, City of Stonnington: +270
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in City of Stonnington in 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Retail Trade (9,362 full-time equivalent local workers or 16.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (8,264 full-time equivalent local workers or 14.9%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (8,064 full-time equivalent local workers or 14.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 25,691 people in total or 46.4% of local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 9.4% in Retail Trade; 11.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.5% 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 (16.9% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (14.6% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (2.0% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.0% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in the City of Stonnington increased by 6,164 between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in the City of Stonnington were for those employed in:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+1,560 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (+1,388 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,358 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Retail Trade (+696 full-time equivalent local workers)

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