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Industry sector of employment

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

Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre’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 Metropolitan Activity Centre - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.460.50.4-6
Mining50.40.2111.00.2-6
Manufacturing15812.814.018115.516.5-23
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services00.01.080.70.8-8
Construction977.811.6877.410.4+10
Wholesale trade463.75.4292.55.8+17
Retail Trade16113.012.315713.413.2+4
Accommodation and Food Services796.35.1897.75.1-11
Transport, Postal and Warehousing383.04.2484.14.6-10
Information Media and Telecommunications70.61.5221.91.7-15
Financial and Insurance Services322.62.8252.22.7+7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services181.41.4242.11.5-7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services544.34.9514.34.8+3
Administrative and Support Services463.73.4363.13.2+10
Public Administration and Safety645.14.4474.04.4+17
Education and Training735.96.9806.96.2-7
Health Care and Social Assistance23018.611.916414.110.6+66
Arts and Recreation Services292.31.5211.81.2+8
Other Services645.14.3625.34.3+2
Inadequately described or not stated403.22.8181.52.6+23

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 Metropolitan Activity Centre: 0.0% Mining, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 0.4% Manufacturing, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 12.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 0.0% Construction, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 7.8% Wholesale trade, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 3.7% Retail Trade, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 13.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 6.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 3.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 2.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 5.1% Education and Training, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 5.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 18.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 2.3% Other Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 5.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 3.2%
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 Metropolitan Activity Centre: -6 Mining, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -6 Manufacturing, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -23 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -8 Construction, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +10 Wholesale trade, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +17 Retail Trade, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +4 Accommodation and Food Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -11 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -10 Information Media and Telecommunications, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -15 Financial and Insurance Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +7 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -7 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +3 Administrative and Support Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +10 Public Administration and Safety, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +17 Education and Training, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -7 Health Care and Social Assistance, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +66 Arts and Recreation Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +8 Other Services, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +2 Inadequately described or not stated, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +23
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 Metropolitan Activity Centre in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (230 people or 18.6%)
  • Retail Trade (161 people or 13.0%)
  • Manufacturing (158 people or 12.8%)

In combination, these three industries employed 549 people in total or 44.3% 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 Metropolitan Activity Centre and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (18.6% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (7.8% compared to 11.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in wholesale trade (3.7% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (12.8% compared to 14.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre increased by 73 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre was for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+66 persons)