Administrative and Support Services

In 2016, 647 establishments (businesses and organisations) in the Administrative and Support Services sector provided 14,616 jobs. The sector has total output worth $7.72 Billion and contributes $3.68 Billion in Gross Local Product to the City of Melbourne economy.

Number of Jobs ( 2002 - 2016)

The graph below shows the change in the number of jobs in the Administrative and Support Services sector between 2002 and 2016.


Industry Sub-Sectors

The table below provides detail of the sub-sectors within the Administrative and Support Services sector in the City of Melbourne.

Description Jobs Establishments Output ($ billion) GLP ($ billion)
Building Cleaning, Pest Control and Other Support Services 686 56 0.281 0.134
Administrative Services 13,930 591 7.444 3.546
Total 14,616 647 7.725 3.679


Contribution to the local economy

The Administrative and Support Services sector accounts for 3.21% of the City of Melbourne's total employment.

The Administrative and Support Services sector accounts for 3.99% of the City of Melbourne's Gross Local Product (GLP).

Workforce Profile

The graph below details the composition of those employed in the Administrative and Support Services sector in the City of Melbourne. The graph describes the proportion of employees that can be considered as part-time, full-time, casual and contractors. The graph also details the proportion of female and male employees in the Administrative and Support Services sector.


Floor Space

The graph below details the total floor space occupied by the Administrative and Support Services sector in the City of Melbourne between 2002 and 2016 (in square metres). The figures provide an alternative measure of growth or decline in the sector. The figures are also relevant for understanding how this industry is impacting on then local commerical property market.