The care industry employs the largest number of people in Geelong

  • The care economy was one of only a few industries to grow the number of jobs in 2020 at a time when almost everything else went backwards (Source: ABS)
  • The care economy is the largest employer in Geelong, generating approximately 18,000 jobs. (Source: Federal Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business)
  • Jobs for aged and disabled carers in Geelong are projected to increase by 19.8% in Geelong over the next five years (Source: Federal Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business)
  • A career that’s personally rewarding – work in the care economy and know that you’ve made a positive difference in people’s lives
  • The average income for each person working in the care economy in 2020 increased despite a lot of industries going backwards (Source: ABS)