The employment is set to increase in some broad industries in the country. Some of the fast growing industries in Australia are as follows :
- HEALTH CARE
Healthcare and social assistance will continue to be one of the most important industries in Australia as the population grows and ages. This sector employs nearly 1.5 million people. In the last 5 years, the growth in this sector has been over 16%. Interesting to note in this sector, there are more female workers than males.
This industry is one of the rapidly growing industries with currently employing over 1 million people. The expected growth rate is almost 11 percent, in the next 5 years. This industry has more male workers than females and usually part-time jobs are very rare.
- EDUCATION AND TRAINING
The expected growth in employment for this sector is over 12 percent in the next five years. Most jobs in this sector require a university degree.
- RETAIL TRADE
Retail trade is the second in high-demand occupations in Australia which employs over 1.2 million people. In the next five years, Expected growth in employment is more than 3.7 percent. Part-time work is common and jobs do not usually require post-school qualifications.
Manufacturing is ranked sixth for the jobs of the future in Australia. Most of the workers in this sector are men. While most of the employees are full-time employees, but part-time jobs are slowly becoming a trend too