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Industry sector of employment

More Frankston North residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Frankston North’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 North - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.4110.60.4-11
Mining00.00.200.00.20
Manufacturing35319.214.043423.016.5-81
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services191.01.0281.50.8-9
Construction1689.111.61688.910.40
Wholesale trade1065.85.41055.65.8+1
Retail Trade18510.112.322111.713.2-36
Accommodation and Food Services1246.75.1965.15.1+28
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1538.34.21357.24.6+18
Information Media and Telecommunications160.91.5281.51.7-12
Financial and Insurance Services241.32.8271.42.7-3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services80.41.460.31.5+2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services452.44.9542.94.8-9
Administrative and Support Services673.63.4794.23.2-12
Public Administration and Safety683.74.4914.84.4-23
Education and Training764.16.9392.16.2+37
Health Care and Social Assistance23012.511.91699.010.6+61
Arts and Recreation Services301.61.5150.81.2+15
Other Services914.94.31085.74.3-17
Inadequately described or not stated774.22.8733.92.6+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 North: 0.0% Mining, Frankston North: 0.0% Manufacturing, Frankston North: 19.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston North: 1.0% Construction, Frankston North: 9.1% Wholesale trade, Frankston North: 5.8% Retail Trade, Frankston North: 10.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston North: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston North: 8.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston North: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston North: 1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston North: 0.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston North: 2.4% Administrative and Support Services, Frankston North: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Frankston North: 3.7% Education and Training, Frankston North: 4.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston North: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston North: 1.6% Other Services, Frankston North: 4.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Frankston North: 4.2%
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 North: -11 Mining, Frankston North: 0 Manufacturing, Frankston North: -81 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston North: -9 Construction, Frankston North: 0 Wholesale trade, Frankston North: +1 Retail Trade, Frankston North: -36 Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston North: +28 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston North: +18 Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston North: -12 Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston North: -3 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston North: +2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston North: -9 Administrative and Support Services, Frankston North: -12 Public Administration and Safety, Frankston North: -23 Education and Training, Frankston North: +37 Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston North: +61 Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston North: +15 Other Services, Frankston North: -17 Inadequately described or not stated, Frankston North: +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 North in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (353 people or 19.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (230 people or 12.5%)
  • Retail Trade (185 people or 10.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 768 people in total or 41.7% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (19.2% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (8.3% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (4.1% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (2.4% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston North decreased by 47 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-81 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+61 persons)