City of Stonnington

Employment by industry (FTE)

In the City of Stonnington, Retail Trade is the largest employer, generating 10,158 FTE jobs in 2018/19.

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 Stonnington2018/192004/05Change
IndustryNumber%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2004/05 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing790.13.2920.23.6-13
Mining240.00.5580.10.4-34
Manufacturing9691.79.11,8334.214.8-863
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1350.21.41090.21.1+25
Construction5,1078.810.62,6135.98.5+2,495
Wholesale Trade9251.63.71,4833.45.2-558
Retail Trade10,15817.58.98,39719.19.9+1,761
Accommodation and Food Services4,9718.65.24,0619.25.4+910
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6841.25.87861.85.4-102
Information Media and Telecommunications1,9883.42.21,7914.12.7+197
Financial and Insurance Services1,5062.64.01,5813.64.2-74
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,1903.81.71,3173.01.5+873
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8,61514.910.15,19911.87.5+3,415
Administrative and Support Services2,2183.83.21,7474.03.3+471
Public Administration and Safety1,3092.35.59432.14.9+366
Education and Training3,9236.87.83,2767.57.0+646
Health Care and Social Assistance9,60716.611.45,85113.39.0+3,756
Arts and Recreation Services9261.61.97011.61.6+225
Other Services2,5664.43.82,0904.84.0+476
Total industries57,898100.0100.043,929100.0100.0+13,969

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. 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 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Retail Trade (10,158 people or 17.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (9,607 people or 16.6%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (8,615 people or 14.9%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 28,380 people in total or 49.0% of the local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 8.9% in Retail Trade; 11.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 10.1% 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 (17.5% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (1.7% compared to 9.1%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (16.6% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (14.9% compared to 10.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of full-time equivalent local workers in the City of Stonnington increased by increased by 13,969 between 2004/05 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2004/05 and 2018/19 in the City of Stonnington were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+3,756 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+3,415 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (+2,495 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Retail Trade (+1,761 full-time equivalent local workers)

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