1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Sep 2007  
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EMPLOYED PERSONS BY INDUSTRY

In August quarter 2007, the largest proportion of persons employed in the Melbourne MSR were in Property and Business services (14.7%), Retail Trade (14.5%) and Manufacturing (13.5%).


In the Balance of Victoria, the biggest employers were Retail Trade (15.4%), Health and Community Services (11.4%), and Manufacturing (10.7%).

EMPLOYED PERSONS, By Industry, Melbourne MSR and Balance of Victoria: August quarter - 2007
Graph: Employed persons, By Industry, Melbourne MSR and Balance of Victoria: August quarter—2007



In Victoria, the Mining and Construction industries had the highest proportion of total males employed (90.5% and 86.5% respectively), whilst the highest proportion of total females employed were in Health and community services and Education (82.6% and 66.8% respectively).


In terms of full-time employment, manufacturing accounted for the highest proportion of males employed in Victoria (18.5%) and Health and community services accounted for the highest proportion of full-time females employed (17.4%). In terms of part-time employment, Retail trade accounted for the largest proportion of both males and females employed (25.4% and 23.3% respectively).

EMPLOYED PERSONS, By Industry and Major Statistical Region - August quarter 2007

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

MELBOURNE

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
6.7
4.0
10.7
2.4
2.8
5.2
Mining
4.3
1.2
5.5
-
-
-
Manufacturing
168.1
60.1
228.2
12.0
15.6
27.7
Electricity, Gas and Water Supply
7.1
3.3
10.4
-
1.1
1.1
Construction
114.0
8.3
122.3
12.3
11.6
23.9
Wholesale Trade
62.9
19.0
81.9
7.2
10.7
17.9
Retail Trade
91.8
49.8
141.7
40.5
91.6
132.1
Accommodation, Cafes and Restaurants
28.5
15.0
43.5
15.9
27.4
43.3
Transport and Storage
56.9
13.2
70.2
5.6
6.3
11.9
Communication Services
29.1
9.5
38.6
1.8
1.9
3.6
Finance and Insurance
41.4
34.2
75.5
4.6
10.4
15.1
Property and Business Services
133.5
73.5
207.0
22.2
48.2
70.3
Government Administration and Defence
20.0
21.0
41.0
1.8
10.2
12.0
Education
36.7
53.4
90.1
12.0
35.9
47.9
Health and Community Services
25.3
79.2
104.5
6.8
73.7
80.5
Cultural and Recreational Services
16.5
11.9
28.4
10.5
16.0
26.5
Personal and Other Services
30.2
19.2
49.4
7.4
13.6
20.9

BALANCE OF VICTORIA

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
36.3
8.8
45.1
6.8
10.6
17.5
Mining
7.1
-
7.1
-
-
-
Manufacturing
53.3
8.9
62.2
5.4
7.1
12.5
Electricity, Gas and Water Supply
7.5
1.0
8.6
0.2
-
0.2
Construction
52.5
4.6
57.1
4.4
4.1
8.6
Wholesale Trade
16.0
5.5
21.5
0.6
1.2
1.8
Retail Trade
36.5
19.5
56.0
17.4
33.3
50.7
Accommodation, Cafes and Restaurants
5.6
6.3
11.9
5.9
13.5
19.4
Transport and Storage
17.1
2.7
19.7
2.2
1.9
4.1
Communication Services
4.6
1.4
6.0
1.3
0.6
1.9
Finance and Insurance
4.2
3.2
7.4
0.6
3.0
3.7
Property and Business Services
22.7
12.6
35.4
4.4
12.7
17.2
Government Administration and Defence
11.1
12.4
23.5
2.9
3.0
5.9
Education
13.6
21.4
35.0
1.9
18.9
20.8
Health and Community Services
11.5
30.2
41.7
2.5
34.9
37.4
Cultural and Recreational Services
8.7
4.6
13.4
5.6
7.6
13.3
Personal and Other Services
12.8
8.0
20.8
2.4
5.2
7.6

VICTORIA

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
43.0
12.8
55.8
9.2
13.4
22.6
Mining
11.4
1.2
12.6
-
-
-
Manufacturing
221.4
69.0
290.4
17.4
22.8
40.2
Electricity, Gas and Water Supply
14.7
4.3
19.0
0.2
1.1
1.4
Construction
166.5
12.9
179.4
16.7
15.8
32.5
Wholesale Trade
78.9
24.5
103.4
7.8
11.9
19.7
Retail Trade
128.3
69.4
197.7
58.0
124.8
182.8
Accommodation, Cafes and Restaurants
34.1
21.3
55.4
21.9
40.9
62.7
Transport and Storage
74.0
15.9
89.9
7.8
8.2
16.0
Communication Services
33.7
10.8
44.5
3.1
2.5
5.6
Finance and Insurance
45.5
37.4
82.9
5.3
13.5
18.7
Property and Business Services
156.2
86.1
242.3
26.6
60.9
87.5
Government Administration and Defence
31.1
33.5
64.5
4.7
13.3
17.9
Education
50.3
74.8
125.1
14.0
54.8
68.8
Health and Community Services
36.7
109.4
146.1
9.3
108.6
117.9
Cultural and Recreational Services
25.3
16.5
41.8
16.2
23.6
39.8
Personal and Other Services
43.0
27.2
70.2
9.8
18.8
28.5

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
Source: ABS data available on request, Labour Force Survey.



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