1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Mar 2009  
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EMPLOYED PERSONS BY INDUSTRY

In February quarter 2009, the largest proportion of people employed in the Melbourne MSR were in Manufacturing (12.2%), followed by Retail Trade (10.7%) and Health Care and Social Assistance (10.3%), while in the Balance of Victoria MSR the largest proportion of people were employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (12.8%), followed by Retail Trade (12.0%) and Manufacturing (11.1%).


In Victoria, Construction (88.6%) and Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (83.2%) recorded the highest proportions of total males employed, while the highest proportions of total females employed were in Health Care and Social Assistance (83.3%) and Education and Training (69.3%) in February quarter 2009.

In terms of full-time employment, Construction accounted for the highest proportion of males employed in Victoria (93.7%), and Health Care and Social Assistance accounted for the highest proportion of full-time females employed (77.8%).

The largest proportion of male part-time workers were employed in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (71.8%). Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services employed the largest proportion of part-time females (94.9%).



View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Employed Persons, By Industry and Major Statistical Region - February Quarter 2009 (file size 85kB).


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