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Industry sector of employment

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

Frankston Heights’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 Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.10.4230.40.4-19
Mining40.10.2100.20.2-6
Manufacturing63411.014.078713.716.5-153
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services420.71.0510.90.8-9
Construction60710.511.65018.710.4+106
Wholesale trade2915.05.42985.25.8-7
Retail Trade70812.312.375813.213.2-50
Accommodation and Food Services3325.75.13646.35.1-33
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2464.34.22063.64.6+40
Information Media and Telecommunications1061.81.51192.11.7-13
Financial and Insurance Services1763.12.81592.82.7+17
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services611.11.4851.51.5-24
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3055.34.93075.44.8-2
Administrative and Support Services2083.63.42133.73.2-6
Public Administration and Safety3015.24.42814.94.4+20
Education and Training4688.16.93936.96.2+75
Health Care and Social Assistance76313.211.972412.610.6+39
Arts and Recreation Services1142.01.5731.31.2+41
Other Services2544.44.32554.44.3-1
Inadequately described or not stated1472.52.81262.22.6+21

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 Heights: 0.1% Mining, Frankston Heights: 0.1% Manufacturing, Frankston Heights: 11.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston Heights: 0.7% Construction, Frankston Heights: 10.5% Wholesale trade, Frankston Heights: 5.0% Retail Trade, Frankston Heights: 12.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston Heights: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston Heights: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston Heights: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston Heights: 3.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston Heights: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston Heights: 5.3% Administrative and Support Services, Frankston Heights: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Frankston Heights: 5.2% Education and Training, Frankston Heights: 8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston Heights: 13.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston Heights: 2.0% Other Services, Frankston Heights: 4.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Frankston Heights: 2.5%
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 Heights: -19 Mining, Frankston Heights: -6 Manufacturing, Frankston Heights: -153 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston Heights: -9 Construction, Frankston Heights: +106 Wholesale trade, Frankston Heights: -7 Retail Trade, Frankston Heights: -50 Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston Heights: -33 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston Heights: +40 Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston Heights: -13 Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston Heights: +17 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston Heights: -24 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston Heights: -2 Administrative and Support Services, Frankston Heights: -6 Public Administration and Safety, Frankston Heights: +20 Education and Training, Frankston Heights: +75 Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston Heights: +39 Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston Heights: +41 Other Services, Frankston Heights: -1 Inadequately described or not stated, Frankston Heights: +21
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 Heights in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (763 people or 13.2%)
  • Retail Trade (708 people or 12.3%)
  • Manufacturing (634 people or 11.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,105 people in total or 36.5% 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 Heights and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (13.2% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (8.1% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (11.0% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (10.5% compared to 11.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston Heights increased by 35 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-153 persons)
  • Construction (+106 persons)
  • Education and Training (+75 persons)
  • Retail Trade (-50 persons)