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Industry sector of employment

More Frankston City residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2016.

The Frankston City’s industry statistics identify the industry sectors in which the residents work (which may be within the residing area or elsewhere). This will be influenced by the skill base and socio-economic status of the residents as well as the industries and employment opportunities present in the region.

When viewed in conjunction with Residents Place of Work data and Method of Travel to Work, industry sector statistics provide insights into the relationship between the economic and residential role of the area.

Derived from the two Census questions:

'What best describes the business of your employer?' and 'What are the main goods produced or main services provided by your employers business?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Frankston City - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3530.60.62490.40.5+104
Mining1390.20.21250.20.2+14
Manufacturing6,2769.97.78,47914.010.8-2,203
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7371.21.05931.01.0+144
Construction7,55811.98.27,01411.68.2+544
Retail Trade7,38411.610.17,46812.310.6-84
Wholesale trade2,5314.03.53,2515.45.0-720
Accommodation and Food Services3,4715.56.53,1185.15.9+353
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,6214.15.02,5424.24.8+79
Information Media and Telecommunications8731.42.29141.52.3-41
Financial and Insurance Services1,5762.54.51,7022.84.8-126
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9811.51.78621.41.5+119
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,2875.29.02,9794.98.9+308
Administrative and Support Services2,2103.53.62,0453.43.5+165
Public Administration and Safety3,0114.75.02,6884.45.1+323
Education and Training4,8807.78.64,1736.97.9+707
Health Care and Social Assistance8,49813.412.07,18511.911.1+1,313
Arts and Recreation Services1,0581.72.19051.51.8+153
Other Services2,5434.03.62,6204.33.6-77
Inadequately described or not stated3,4215.44.91,6682.82.5+1,753

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2016
Industry sector of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Melbourne: 0.6% Mining, Greater Melbourne: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Melbourne: 7.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Construction, Greater Melbourne: 8.2% Retail Trade, Greater Melbourne: 10.1% Wholesale trade, Greater Melbourne: 3.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Melbourne: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Melbourne: 5.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Melbourne: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Melbourne: 4.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Melbourne: 9.0% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Melbourne: 5.0% Education and Training, Greater Melbourne: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Melbourne: 12.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Melbourne: 2.1% Other Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Frankston City: 0.6% Mining, Frankston City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Frankston City: 9.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston City: 1.2% Construction, Frankston City: 11.9% Retail Trade, Frankston City: 11.6% Wholesale trade, Frankston City: 4.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston City: 5.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston City: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston City: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston City: 2.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston City: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston City: 5.2% Administrative and Support Services, Frankston City: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Frankston City: 4.7% Education and Training, Frankston City: 7.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston City: 13.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston City: 1.7% Other Services, Frankston City: 4.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Frankston City: +104 Mining, Frankston City: +14 Manufacturing, Frankston City: -2,203 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston City: +144 Construction, Frankston City: +544 Retail Trade, Frankston City: -84 Wholesale trade, Frankston City: -720 Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston City: +353 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston City: +79 Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston City: -41 Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston City: -126 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston City: +119 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston City: +308 Administrative and Support Services, Frankston City: +165 Public Administration and Safety, Frankston City: +323 Education and Training, Frankston City: +707 Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston City: +1,313 Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston City: +153 Other Services, Frankston City: -77
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in Frankston City in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (8,498 people or 13.4%)
  • Construction (7,558 people or 11.9%)
  • Retail Trade (7,384 people or 11.6%)

In combination, these three industries employed 23,440 people in total or 37.0% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 12.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.2% in Construction; and 10.1% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the Frankston City and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (11.9% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (9.9% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (5.2% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (2.5% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston City increased by 2,828 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2011 and 2016 in the Frankston City were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-2,203 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,313 persons)
  • Wholesale trade (-720 persons)
  • Education and Training (+707 persons)

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