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1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Dec 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 15/02/2008   
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Contents >> Work and Income >> Employed Persons by Industry

EMPLOYED PERSONS BY INDUSTRY

In November quarter 2007, the largest proportion of persons employed in the Melbourne MSR were in Retail trade (14.3%), Property and business services (14.2%) and Manufacturing (13.3%).


In the Balance of Victoria, the biggest employers were Retail trade (16.0%), Health and community services (11.7%) and Manufacturing (10.7%).

Graph: Employed Persons, By Industry, Melbourne MSR and Balance Of Victoria: November Quarter—2007.


In Victoria, the Mining and Construction industries had the highest proportion of total males employed (88.0% and 86.4% respectively), whilst the highest proportion of total females employed were in Health and community services and Education (80.2% and 65.7% respectively).


In terms of full-time employment, Manufacturing accounted for the highest proportion of males employed in Victoria (18.2%) and Health and community services accounted for the highest proportion of full-time females employed (16.5%). In terms of part-time employment, Retail trade accounted for the largest proportion of both males and females employed (27.0% and 23.4% respectively).

Employed Persons(a), By Industry and Major Statistical Region - November Quarter 2007

Full-Time
Part-Time
Males
Females
Persons
Males
Females
Persons
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000

MELBOURNE

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
5.8
4.0
9.8
2.6
2.3
4.9
Mining
3.2
1.0
4.2
-
-
-
Manufacturing
164.6
57.5
222.1
12.3
20.4
32.8
Electricity, gas and water supply
6.5
4.1
10.6
0.5
0.9
1.4
Construction
121.0
8.5
129.5
9.0
13.5
22.5
Wholesale trade
63.4
25.0
88.4
4.9
10.3
15.2
Retail trade
94.1
46.4
140.5
44.2
89.8
134.0
Accommodation, cafes and restaurants
24.7
20.2
44.9
14.6
20.8
35.5
Transport and storage
54.7
11.8
66.5
7.4
7.2
14.6
Communication services
29.1
10.5
39.7
3.0
3.3
6.3
Finance and insurance
44.0
33.7
77.7
6.2
12.1
18.3
Property and business services
130.4
75.1
205.5
23.4
43.9
67.3
Government administration and defence
22.1
24.1
46.2
1.8
12.2
14.1
Education
41.4
58.8
100.2
10.7
40.9
51.6
Health and Community Services
28.7
73.1
101.7
11.4
69.3
80.7
Cultural and Recreational Services
20.5
11.7
32.2
9.9
17.7
27.7
Personal and Other Services
29.5
18.2
47.7
6.3
17.8
24.0

BALANCE OF VICTORIA

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
38.4
10.5
48.9
10.8
9.6
20.4
Mining
4.1
-
4.1
-
-
-
Manufacturing
54.9
11.1
66.0
3.7
4.7
8.4
Electricity, gas and water supply
8.3
1.1
9.5
-
-
-
Construction
54.4
3.8
58.2
3.1
3.7
6.8
Wholesale trade
19.4
4.4
23.8
1.9
3.6
5.5
Retail trade
34.1
22.3
56.3
17.8
37.5
55.3
Accommodation, cafes and restaurants
7.2
5.9
13.1
3.8
14.5
18.3
Transport and storage
16.6
2.1
18.8
1.5
0.6
2.1
Communication services
3.7
2.3
6.0
1.4
2.1
3.6
Finance and insurance
5.2
3.6
8.8
0.4
2.7
3.1
Property and business services
21.7
11.0
32.7
4.9
11.1
16.0
Government administration and defence
10.4
11.0
21.4
1.3
4.9
6.2
Education
15.0
16.8
31.8
2.1
16.1
18.2
Health and Community Services
10.8
31.6
42.4
1.4
38.1
39.5
Cultural and Recreational Services
7.3
3.2
10.5
4.4
5.4
9.8
Personal and Other Services
11.1
11.3
22.5
2.5
6.7
9.2

VICTORIA

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
44.2
14.5
58.7
13.5
11.9
25.4
Mining
7.3
1.0
8.3
-
-
-
Manufacturing
219.5
68.6
288.1
16.0
25.1
41.2
Electricity, gas and water supply
14.9
5.2
20.1
0.5
0.9
1.4
Construction
175.4
12.3
187.7
12.1
17.2
29.3
Wholesale trade
82.8
29.4
112.2
6.8
13.9
20.7
Retail trade
128.1
68.7
196.8
62.0
127.2
189.3
Accommodation, cafes and restaurants
31.9
26.1
58.0
18.4
35.3
53.8
Transport and storage
71.3
13.9
85.3
8.9
7.8
16.7
Communication services
32.8
12.9
45.7
4.5
5.4
9.9
Finance and insurance
49.2
37.3
86.5
6.6
14.8
21.4
Property and business services
152.2
86.1
238.3
28.3
55.0
83.3
Government administration and defence
32.5
35.1
67.6
3.2
17.1
20.3
Education
56.4
75.6
132.0
12.8
57.0
69.8
Health and Community Services
39.5
104.7
144.1
12.7
107.4
120.2
Cultural and Recreational Services
27.9
14.8
42.7
14.3
23.1
37.5
Personal and Other Services
40.6
29.5
70.1
8.7
24.5
33.2

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Civilian population aged 15 years and over.
Source: ABS data available on request, Labour Force Survey.


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