City of Wyndham

Employment by industry (Total)

In the City of Wyndham, Retail Trade is the largest employer, generating 13,096 local jobs in 2018/19.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in the City of Wyndham. The statistics are modelled by NIEIR to correct for the known undercount of jobs recorded in the Census. They estimate the total number of persons employed in an industry sector (full-time and part-time) in the City of Wyndham regardless of where they live. They are updated annually.

By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of the City of Wyndham'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.

Estimated total employment by industry should not be considered as a "Full-Time Equivalent" measure as different industries will have different ratios of part-time and full time employees. Full-time employment by industry statistics are also available.

To see how employment is distributed across the area, see the Employment locations section and to see where people come from to work in these industries, these data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers place of residence by industry data.

More granular sub-categories for each industry sector are available in the Employment by industry (Census) counts. While Census figures undercount employment they do provide a more detailed picture of the specific industries operating in the area.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Please note – Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
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Employment (total) by industry
City of Wyndham2018/192013/14Change
IndustryNumber%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,0461.32.38071.22.6+239
Mining820.10.4900.10.5-7
Manufacturing8,69010.48.67,31311.39.9+1,378
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6290.81.14110.61.2+218
Construction7,9869.69.56,52510.18.6+1,460
Wholesale Trade4,1695.03.73,8205.94.0+349
Retail Trade13,09615.711.08,31412.810.5+4,782
Accommodation and Food Services4,4425.36.33,7585.86.4+684
Transport, Postal and Warehousing11,30113.54.99,45714.65.0+1,844
Information Media and Telecommunications4390.52.04660.72.2-27
Financial and Insurance Services7280.94.25730.94.1+155
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,1001.31.49521.51.5+148
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,8283.49.01,8872.98.2+941
Administrative and Support Services2,7463.33.42,0783.23.5+667
Public Administration and Safety4,3875.25.53,3995.25.3+987
Education and Training8,2889.98.76,0779.48.5+2,211
Health Care and Social Assistance8,0299.612.35,9509.212.3+2,079
Arts and Recreation Services1,0671.32.08431.32.0+224
Other Services2,5413.03.82,0303.13.7+511
Total industries83,596100.0100.064,752100.0100.0+18,844

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 local workers in the City of Wyndham in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Retail Trade (13,096 people or 15.7%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (11,301 people or 13.5%)
  • Manufacturing (8,690 people or 10.4%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 33,088 people in total or 39.6% of the local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 11.0% in Retail Trade; 4.9% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing and 8.6% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of the City of Wyndham and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in the field of Transport, Postal and Warehousing (13.5% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in the field of Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.4% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in the field of Retail Trade (15.7% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in the field of Financial and Insurance Services (0.9% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the City of Wyndham increased by increased by 18,844 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

  • Retail Trade (+4,782 local workers)
  • Education and Training (+2,211 local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+2,079 local workers)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+1,844 local workers)

City of Wyndham

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