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Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers

Industry sector of employment

More Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers residents worked in education and training than any other industry in 2016.

Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers’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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing723.61.7723.71.50
Mining130.60.3110.60.3+2
Manufacturing1598.07.01779.19.8-17
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services80.40.970.40.90
Construction22411.213.320810.713.0+15
Retail Trade1698.511.31889.712.3-19
Wholesale trade452.32.9683.53.9-23
Accommodation and Food Services1336.76.51186.16.5+15
Transport, Postal and Warehousing613.12.7442.33.0+17
Information Media and Telecommunications30.10.970.41.1-4
Financial and Insurance Services392.01.9402.12.1-1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services241.22.0241.31.90
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1356.85.91437.45.7-8
Administrative and Support Services804.03.9593.03.5+22
Public Administration and Safety1105.55.81115.75.80
Education and Training28914.58.724412.68.2+45
Health Care and Social Assistance25712.813.024712.712.3+9
Arts and Recreation Services462.32.4502.61.9-3
Other Services663.33.8573.03.9+9
Inadequately described or not stated603.04.8653.42.2-5

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2016
Industry sector of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.7% Mining, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.3% Manufacturing, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 7.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.9% Construction, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 13.3% Retail Trade, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 11.3% Wholesale trade, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 5.9% Administrative and Support Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 5.8% Education and Training, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 8.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 13.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.4% Other Services, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 3.6% Mining, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 0.6% Manufacturing, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 8.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 0.4% Construction, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 11.2% Retail Trade, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 8.5% Wholesale trade, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 2.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 3.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 0.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 6.8% Administrative and Support Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 4.0% Public Administration and Safety, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 5.5% Education and Training, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 14.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 12.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 2.3% Other Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 3.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 0 Mining, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: +2 Manufacturing, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: -17 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 0 Construction, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: +15 Retail Trade, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: -19 Wholesale trade, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: -23 Accommodation and Food Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: +15 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: +17 Information Media and Telecommunications, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: -4 Financial and Insurance Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: -1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 0 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: -8 Administrative and Support Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: +22 Public Administration and Safety, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 0 Education and Training, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: +45 Health Care and Social Assistance, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: +9 Arts and Recreation Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: -3 Other Services, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: +9
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Education and Training (289 people or 14.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (257 people or 12.8%)
  • Construction (224 people or 11.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 770 people in total or 38.5% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Mornington Peninsula Shire employed 8.7% in Education and Training; 13.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 13.3% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (14.5% compared to 8.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (3.6% compared to 1.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (8.5% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (11.2% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers increased by 56 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers between 2011 and 2016.

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