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Industry sector of employment

More Frankston Central residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Frankston Central’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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Frankston Central - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing60.10.4140.40.4-8
Mining50.10.2220.60.2-17
Manufacturing44010.814.051614.116.5-76
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services170.41.0290.80.8-12
Construction3809.311.63068.410.4+74
Wholesale trade1824.55.41554.25.8+27
Retail Trade49312.112.348013.113.2+13
Accommodation and Food Services2516.25.12226.15.1+29
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1132.84.21574.34.6-44
Information Media and Telecommunications421.01.5621.71.7-20
Financial and Insurance Services982.42.8822.22.7+16
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services781.91.4711.91.5+7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2035.04.91794.94.8+24
Administrative and Support Services1593.93.41303.63.2+29
Public Administration and Safety2295.64.41704.64.4+59
Education and Training2927.26.92597.16.2+33
Health Care and Social Assistance71617.511.946512.710.6+251
Arts and Recreation Services791.91.5521.41.2+27
Other Services1924.74.31845.04.3+8
Inadequately described or not stated1082.72.81042.82.6+4

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2011
Industry sector of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Frankston City: 0.4% Mining, Frankston City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Frankston City: 14.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston City: 1.0% Construction, Frankston City: 11.6% Wholesale trade, Frankston City: 5.4% Retail Trade, Frankston City: 12.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston City: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston City: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston City: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston City: 2.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston City: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston City: 4.9% Administrative and Support Services, Frankston City: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Frankston City: 4.4% Education and Training, Frankston City: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston City: 11.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston City: 1.5% Other Services, Frankston City: 4.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Frankston City: 2.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Frankston Central: 0.1% Mining, Frankston Central: 0.1% Manufacturing, Frankston Central: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston Central: 0.4% Construction, Frankston Central: 9.3% Wholesale trade, Frankston Central: 4.5% Retail Trade, Frankston Central: 12.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston Central: 6.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston Central: 2.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston Central: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston Central: 2.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston Central: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston Central: 5.0% Administrative and Support Services, Frankston Central: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, Frankston Central: 5.6% Education and Training, Frankston Central: 7.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston Central: 17.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston Central: 1.9% Other Services, Frankston Central: 4.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Frankston Central: 2.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Frankston Central: -8 Mining, Frankston Central: -17 Manufacturing, Frankston Central: -76 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston Central: -12 Construction, Frankston Central: +74 Wholesale trade, Frankston Central: +27 Retail Trade, Frankston Central: +13 Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston Central: +29 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston Central: -44 Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston Central: -20 Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston Central: +16 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston Central: +7 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston Central: +24 Administrative and Support Services, Frankston Central: +29 Public Administration and Safety, Frankston Central: +59 Education and Training, Frankston Central: +33 Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston Central: +251 Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston Central: +27 Other Services, Frankston Central: +8 Inadequately described or not stated, Frankston Central: +4
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (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 Central in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (716 people or 17.5%)
  • Retail Trade (493 people or 12.1%)
  • Manufacturing (440 people or 10.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,649 people in total or 40.4% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Frankston City employed 11.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 12.3% in Retail Trade; and 14.0% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (17.5% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (10.8% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (9.3% compared to 11.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (2.8% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston Central increased by 426 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Frankston Central were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+251 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-76 persons)
  • Construction (+74 persons)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+59 persons)