Port Melbourne

Of the 13,404 jobs in Port Melbourne in 2016, 42% are in manufacturing, down from 51% in 2002. In its place, there has been substantial job growth in transport, postal and warehousing, wholesale trade, construction and professional, scientific and technical services. Approximately 43% of floorspace in Port Melbourne is open space, with the remainder supporting activities in transport, manufacturing and storage. Growth in total floorspace was a relatively low 2.6% over the 10 year period with a sharp fall from 2014 to 2016.

Headline Statistics

13,404

Local Jobs

511

Establishments

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Median Rental Price

Floor Space in Port Melbourne

The pie chart below provides a breakdown of floor space (both occupied and unoccupied) in Port Melbourne at 2016.

The chart below shows the change in floor space (both occupied and unoccupied) in Port Melbourne between 2002 and 2016.

Detailed Data Tables

The table below provides further detail regarding the mix of floor space in Port Melbourne.

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Category Floor Space (Sqm)
Educational/ Research 108,057
Performances, Conferences, Ceremonies 0
Storage/Wholesale 524,408
Accommodation 290
Entertainment/ Recreation 63,483
Manufacturing 478,616
Retail 7,090
Parking 66,098
Open space 1,922,060
Transport/Storage Uncovered 1,103,822
Office 230,294
Equipment installation 13,988

The table below provides detail regarding the quantity of floor space by year ( 2002- 2016) in Port Melbourne.

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Year Floor Space (Sqm)
2002 1,971,889
2004 2,090,730
2006 2,203,935
2008 2,167,012
2010 2,217,769
2012 2,221,802
2014 2,235,791
2016 2,023,361
Industries by Employment ( 2016)
The graph below shows the industries located in Port Melbourne, ordered by the number of jobs in each industry at 2016.
Change in Local Jobs (2002 to 2016)
The graph below details the number of employees in Port Melbourne over time. The graph provides an insight into how industry has grown or declined in the local area over the last decade.
Detailed Data Table

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Industry Name 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
Other Services 125 119 36 44 98 98 122 162
Arts and Recreation Services 42 39 33 44 29 29 39 39
Health Care and Social Assistance 0 0 19 11 10 10 64 69
Education and Training 100 231 17 37 31 31 15 44
Public Administration and Safety 813 507 883 1042 920 920 1003 1017
Administrative and Support Services 67 296 242 250 385 385 356 337
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 729 769 807 887 1273 1273 1006 811
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services 50 68 130 117 160 160 169 168
Financial and Insurance Services 23 14 23 35 52 52 73 95
Information Media and Telecommunications 534 605 698 734 669 669 761 580
Transport, Postal and Warehousing 1137 957 1595 2004 1897 1897 1975 1603
Accommodation and Food Services 80 91 97 104 162 162 246 205
Retail Trade 152 195 318 401 320 320 386 317
Wholesale Trade 1464 1588 1764 1812 2170 2170 1773 1562
Construction 235 166 236 364 519 519 740 726
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 0
Manufacturing 5810 5848 6372 7078 5069 5069 4935 5664
Mining 8 8 11 11 0 0 0 0
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 0 0 16 15 14 14 8 5

Port Melbourne Residential Rental Market

Residential Rental Prices (Per Week)

The chart below shows the median rental price for all dwellings in Port Melbourne from June 2009.

The green band shows the price range of the middle 50% of rental properties in the area (also referred to as the interquartile range of rental prices). It provides an indication of the spread of rental prices in Port Melbourne.

Residential Rental Volumes

The chart below shows the number of new leases that commenced in Port Melbourne annually.

Detailed Data Table

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Period Year Median Price Rental Volume (Commencing Leases)