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Industry sector of employment

More Frankston South residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

Frankston South’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 South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing50.10.4380.50.4-33
Mining30.00.2190.20.2-16
Manufacturing92610.814.01,07612.916.5-150
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services460.51.0500.60.8-4
Construction95311.111.68319.910.4+122
Wholesale trade4104.85.44665.65.8-56
Retail Trade1,10012.812.31,13513.613.2-35
Accommodation and Food Services4194.95.14205.05.1-1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2452.94.22543.04.6-9
Information Media and Telecommunications1822.11.51692.01.7+13
Financial and Insurance Services2613.02.82833.42.7-22
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1892.21.41662.01.5+23
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6347.44.95726.84.8+62
Administrative and Support Services2813.33.42172.63.2+64
Public Administration and Safety3744.44.43093.74.4+65
Education and Training8379.86.97499.06.2+88
Health Care and Social Assistance1,07712.511.994811.310.6+129
Arts and Recreation Services1271.51.51231.51.2+4
Other Services3484.14.33183.84.3+30
Inadequately described or not stated1661.92.82112.52.6-45

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 South: 0.1% Mining, Frankston South: 0.0% Manufacturing, Frankston South: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston South: 0.5% Construction, Frankston South: 11.1% Wholesale trade, Frankston South: 4.8% Retail Trade, Frankston South: 12.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston South: 4.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston South: 2.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston South: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston South: 3.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston South: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston South: 7.4% Administrative and Support Services, Frankston South: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Frankston South: 4.4% Education and Training, Frankston South: 9.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston South: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston South: 1.5% Other Services, Frankston South: 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Frankston South: 1.9%
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 South: -33 Mining, Frankston South: -16 Manufacturing, Frankston South: -150 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston South: -4 Construction, Frankston South: +122 Wholesale trade, Frankston South: -56 Retail Trade, Frankston South: -35 Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston South: -1 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston South: -9 Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston South: +13 Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston South: -22 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston South: +23 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston South: +62 Administrative and Support Services, Frankston South: +64 Public Administration and Safety, Frankston South: +65 Education and Training, Frankston South: +88 Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston South: +129 Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston South: +4 Other Services, Frankston South: +30 Inadequately described or not stated, Frankston South: -45
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 South in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (1,100 people or 12.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,077 people or 12.5%)
  • Construction (953 people or 11.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 3,130 people in total or 36.5% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Frankston City employed 12.3% in Retail Trade; 11.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 11.6% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (9.8% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (7.4% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (10.8% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (2.9% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston South increased by 229 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-150 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+129 persons)
  • Construction (+122 persons)
  • Education and Training (+88 persons)