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Employment by industry (FTE)

In the City of Stonnington, Retail Trade is the largest employer, generating 9,448 FTE jobs in 2017/18.

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 Stonnington2017/182001/02Change
Industry
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2001/02 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1010.23.51070.34.3-6
Mining280.00.5540.10.3-26
Manufacturing1,0341.89.71,9194.515.4-885
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1030.21.31100.31.0-6
Construction5,4499.610.72,5956.17.4+2,854
Wholesale Trade1,0621.93.61,3853.35.2-323
Retail Trade9,44816.79.38,41019.910.3+1,038
Accommodation and Food Services5,4989.75.73,7418.85.3+1,757
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6131.15.67351.75.1-122
Information Media and Telecommunications2,0693.62.21,8794.42.8+189
Financial and Insurance Services1,4732.63.91,3333.23.9+140
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,2704.01.71,1042.61.4+1,166
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8,20514.59.64,95811.77.6+3,247
Administrative and Support Services2,0303.62.91,5623.73.2+468
Public Administration and Safety1,2192.15.08492.04.6+370
Education and Training3,9717.07.93,2197.67.2+752
Health Care and Social Assistance8,65815.311.25,61013.39.2+3,048
Arts and Recreation Services7741.41.65951.41.4+178
Other Services2,7094.84.12,1395.14.4+570

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Employment (FTE) 2017/18
Employment (FTE) 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Victoria: 3.5% Mining, Victoria: 0.5% Manufacturing, Victoria: 9.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Victoria: 1.3% Construction, Victoria: 10.7% Wholesale Trade, Victoria: 3.6% Retail Trade, Victoria: 9.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Victoria: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Victoria: 5.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Victoria: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Victoria: 3.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Victoria: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Victoria: 9.6% Administrative and Support Services, Victoria: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Victoria: 5.0% Education and Training, Victoria: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Victoria: 11.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Victoria: 1.6% Other Services, Victoria: 4.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Stonnington: 0.2% Mining, City of Stonnington: 0.0% Manufacturing, City of Stonnington: 1.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Stonnington: 0.2% Construction, City of Stonnington: 9.6% Wholesale Trade, City of Stonnington: 1.9% Retail Trade, City of Stonnington: 16.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Stonnington: 9.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Stonnington: 1.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Stonnington: 3.6% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Stonnington: 2.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Stonnington: 4.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Stonnington: 14.5% Administrative and Support Services, City of Stonnington: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Stonnington: 2.1% Education and Training, City of Stonnington: 7.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Stonnington: 15.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Stonnington: 1.4% Other Services, City of Stonnington: 4.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2001/02 to 2017/18
Change in employment (FTE), 2001/02 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Stonnington: -6 Mining, City of Stonnington: -26 Manufacturing, City of Stonnington: -885 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Stonnington: -6 Construction, City of Stonnington: +2,854 Wholesale Trade, City of Stonnington: -323 Retail Trade, City of Stonnington: +1,038 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Stonnington: +1,757 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Stonnington: -122 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Stonnington: +189 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Stonnington: +140 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Stonnington: +1,166 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Stonnington: +3,247 Administrative and Support Services, City of Stonnington: +468 Public Administration and Safety, City of Stonnington: +370 Education and Training, City of Stonnington: +752 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Stonnington: +3,048 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Stonnington: +178 Other Services, City of Stonnington: +570
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Retail Trade (9,448 full-time equivalent local workers or 16.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (8,658 full-time equivalent local workers or 15.3%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (8,205 full-time equivalent local workers or 14.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 26,310 people in total or 46.4% of local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 9.3% in Retail Trade; 11.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.6% 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 (16.7% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (14.5% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (1.8% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.1% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in the City of Stonnington increased by 14,410 between 2001/02 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2001/02 and 2017/18 in the City of Stonnington were for those employed in:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+3,247 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+3,048 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (+2,854 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+1,757 full-time equivalent local workers)

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