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Industry sector of employment

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

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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Frankston City - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2490.40.52370.40.6+12
Mining1250.20.21020.20.2+23
Manufacturing8,47914.010.88,92316.512.9-444
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5931.01.04510.80.7+142
Construction7,01411.68.25,61110.47.4+1,403
Wholesale trade3,2515.45.03,1235.85.5+128
Retail Trade7,46812.310.67,16813.211.3+300
Accommodation and Food Services3,1185.15.92,7565.15.6+362
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,5424.24.82,4924.64.7+50
Information Media and Telecommunications9141.52.39441.72.5-30
Financial and Insurance Services1,7022.84.81,4492.74.7+253
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8621.41.57951.51.4+67
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,9794.98.92,5834.88.2+396
Administrative and Support Services2,0453.43.51,7103.23.5+335
Public Administration and Safety2,6884.45.12,3664.45.0+322
Education and Training4,1736.97.93,3416.27.6+832
Health Care and Social Assistance7,18511.911.15,74410.610.0+1,441
Arts and Recreation Services9051.51.86461.21.7+259
Other Services2,6204.33.62,3354.33.6+285
Inadequately described or not stated1,6682.82.51,3892.62.7+279

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, Greater Melbourne: 0.5% Mining, Greater Melbourne: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Melbourne: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Construction, Greater Melbourne: 8.2% Wholesale trade, Greater Melbourne: 5.0% Retail Trade, Greater Melbourne: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Melbourne: 5.1% Education and Training, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Melbourne: 11.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% Other Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% 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%
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 City: +12 Mining, Frankston City: +23 Manufacturing, Frankston City: -444 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston City: +142 Construction, Frankston City: +1,403 Wholesale trade, Frankston City: +128 Retail Trade, Frankston City: +300 Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston City: +362 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston City: +50 Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston City: -30 Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston City: +253 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston City: +67 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston City: +396 Administrative and Support Services, Frankston City: +335 Public Administration and Safety, Frankston City: +322 Education and Training, Frankston City: +832 Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston City: +1,441 Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston City: +259 Other Services, Frankston City: +285 Inadequately described or not stated, Frankston City: +279
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 City in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (8,479 people or 14.0%)
  • Retail Trade (7,468 people or 12.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (7,185 people or 11.9%)

In combination, these three industries employed 23,132 people in total or 38.2% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 10.8% in Manufacturing; 10.6% in Retail Trade; and 11.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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 (11.6% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (14.0% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (4.9% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (2.8% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston City increased by 6,415 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,441 persons)
  • Construction (+1,403 persons)
  • Education and Training (+832 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-444 persons)