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

In August quarter 2009, the largest proportion of people employed in the Melbourne MSR were in Manufacturing (11.0%), followed by Health Care and Social Assistance (10.7%) and Retail Trade (10.1%), while in the Balance of Victoria MSR the largest proportions of people were employed in Manufacturing (13.3%), Health Care and Social Assistance (12.9%), and Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (11.8%).

Employed persons(a), By Industry(b) and Major Statistical Region - August quarter 2009
Graph: EMPLOYED PERSONS, By Industry and Major Statistical Region


In Victoria, Construction (88.1%) and Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (82.2%) recorded the highest proportions of total males employed, while the highest proportions of total females employed were in Health Care and Social Assistance (79.9%) and Education and Training (66.6%) in August quarter 2009.

In terms of full-time employment, Construction accounted for the highest proportion of males employed in Victoria (93.8%), and Health Care and Social Assistance accounted for the highest proportion of full-time females employed (70.2%).

The largest proportion of male part-time workers were employed in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (69.4%). Health Care and Social Assistance employed the largest proportion of part-time females (92.0%).

View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Employed persons, By Industry and Major Statistical Region - August quarter 2009 (file size 66kB).


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