Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services

In 2018, 183 establishments (businesses and organisations) in the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services sector provided 12,300 jobs. The sector has total output worth $10.9 Billion and contributes $4.79 Billion in Gross Local Product to the City of Melbourne economy.

Number of Jobs ( 2002 - 2018)

The graph below shows the change in the number of jobs in the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services sector between 2002 and 2018.


Industry Sub-Sectors

The table below provides detail of the sub-sectors within the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services sector in the City of Melbourne.

Description Jobs Establishments Output ($ billion) GLP ($ billion)
Waste Collection, Treatment and Disposal Services 218 9 0.155 0.068
Electricity Supply 11,800 167 10.49 4.613
Others 282 7 0.24 0.106
Total 12,300 183 10.885 4.787


Contribution to the local economy

The Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services sector accounts for 2.57% of the City of Melbourne's total employment.

The Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services sector accounts for 4.77% of the City of Melbourne's Gross Local Product (GLP).

Workforce Profile

The graph below details the composition of those employed in the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste 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.


Floor Space

The graph below details the total floor space occupied by the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services sector in the City of Melbourne between 2002 and 2018 (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.