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Australia's largest employing industries

The top employing occupations for Health Care and Social Assistance are Registered Nurses, Aged and Disabled Carers and Child Carers

Health Care and Social Assistance accounts for 14% of Australian workers, and 78% are female.

The top employing occupations for Retail Trade are General Sales Assistants, Retail Managers and Checkout Operations and Office Cashiers. Construction.

Retail Trade accounts for 10% of Australian workers, and 31% are aged 15 to 24 years.

The top employing occupations for Construction are Carpenters and Joiners, Electricians and Construction Managers.

Construction accounts for 9% of Australian workers. 50% have a cert 3 or higher vet qualification.

The top employing occupations for Professionals, Scientific and Technical Services are Accountants, Software and Applications Programmers and Solicitors.

Professionals, Scientific and Technical Services accounts for 9% of Australian workers. 78% are full-time.

The top employing occupations for Education and Training are Primary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers and Education Aides.

Education and Training accounts for 9% of Australian workers. 89% hold post-school qualifications.

This image displays the top five largest employing industries in Australia. Health Care and Social Assistance. This industry accounts for 14% of Australian workers. 78% are female and the top employing occupations are Registered Nurses, Aged and Disabled Carers and Child Carers. Retail Trade. This industry accounts for 10% of Australian workers. 31% are aged 15 to 24 years and the top employing occupations are General Sales Assistants, Retail Managers and Checkout Operations and Office Cashiers. Construction. This industry accounts for 9% of Australian workers. 50% have a cert 3 or higher vet qualification and the top employing occupations are Carpenters and Joiners, Electricians and Construction Managers. Professionals, Scientific and Technical Services. This industry accounts for 9% of Australian workers. 78% are full-time and the top employing occupations are Accountants, Software and Applications Programmers and Solicitors. Education and Training. This industry accounts for 9% of Australian workers. 89% hold post-school qualifications and the top employing occupations are Primary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers and Education Aides.