Port Melbourne

Of the 13,984 jobs in Port Melbourne in 2015, 35% 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. Together these account for 823% of job growth in Port Melbourne from 2002 to 2015. Almost half of Port Melbourne’s floorspace (47%) is open space, with the remainder supporting activities in transport, manufacturing and storage. Growth in total floorspace was a relatively modest 11.9% over the 10 year period.

Headline Statistics

13,333

Local Jobs

536

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 2018.

The chart below shows the change in floor space (both occupied and unoccupied) in Port Melbourne between 2002 and 2018.

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 350,093
Accommodation 290
Entertainment/ Recreation 64,420
Office 242,191
Manufacturing 479,365
Equipment installation 13,988
Retail 7,090
Parking 66,098
Open space 1,697,254
Transport/Storage Uncovered 1,490,197

The table below provides detail regarding the quantity of floor space by year ( 2002- 2018) in Port Melbourne.

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Year Floor Space (Sqm)
2002 3,966,686
2004 4,139,204
2006 4,265,188
2008 4,242,937
2010 4,341,300
2012 4,341,300
2014 4,338,305
2016 4,518,203
2018 4,519,044
Industries by Employment ( 2018)
The graph below shows the industries located in Port Melbourne, ordered by the number of jobs in each industry at 2018.
Change in Local Jobs (2002 to 2018)
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 2018
Other Services 125 119 36 44 98 98 122 162 164
Arts and Recreation Services 42 39 33 44 29 29 39 39 35
Health Care and Social Assistance 0 0 19 11 10 10 64 69 38
Education and Training 100 231 17 37 31 31 15 44 40
Public Administration and Safety 813 507 883 1042 920 920 1003 1017 844
Administrative and Support Services 67 296 242 250 385 385 359 343 338
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 729 769 807 887 1273 1273 1000 806 1051
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services 50 68 130 117 160 160 169 173 236
Financial and Insurance Services 23 14 23 35 52 52 73 90 112
Information Media and Telecommunications 534 605 698 734 669 669 761 580 606
Transport, Postal and Warehousing 1137 957 1595 2004 1897 1897 1975 1603 1734
Accommodation and Food Services 80 91 97 104 162 162 246 205 310
Retail Trade 152 195 318 401 320 320 386 317 380
Wholesale Trade 1464 1588 1764 1812 2170 2170 1773 1562 1628
Construction 235 166 236 364 519 519 740 726 1008
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 0 1
Manufacturing 5810 5848 6372 7078 5069 5069 4938 5663 4802
Mining 8 8 11 11 0 0 0 0 0
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 0 0 16 15 14 14 8 5 6

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)