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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Education and Training employs more of the Armidale Regional Council’s local labour force than any other industry sector.

Industry sector data identifies the industries in which the residents of an area work either within the residing area or elsewhere. Comparing the industry sectors in which the Armidale Regional Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Armidale Regional Council, indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents, or on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Industry sector statistics in the Armidale Regional Council are influenced by a range of factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available within commuting distance;
  • The educational levels of the local population; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the local population.

Industry sector data should be viewed in conjunction with Residents place of work.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers industry of employment
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Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,27210.42.21,23210.72.7+40
Mining470.41.0400.30.7+7
Manufacturing3693.08.44754.19.6-106
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services950.81.1750.61.0+20
Construction7095.87.36295.47.3+80
Wholesale Trade2982.44.42902.54.7+8
Retail Trade1,46812.010.31,34411.611.1+124
Accommodation and Food Services9958.26.79718.46.5+24
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2702.24.92542.25.0+16
Information Media and Telecommunications1211.02.31241.12.4-3
Financial and Insurance Services3192.65.02732.45.0+46
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1261.01.61201.01.7+6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6715.57.96065.27.3+65
Administrative and Support Services2772.33.32292.03.1+48
Public Administration and Safety6205.16.16415.66.0-21
Education and Training2,29218.87.92,24319.47.6+49
Health Care and Social Assistance1,51212.411.61,24210.810.5+270
Arts and Recreation Services1211.01.51251.11.4-4
Other Services4043.33.74053.53.8-1
Industry not classified2071.72.52272.02.7-20

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local resident workers industry of employment, 2011
Local resident workers industry of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 2.2% Mining, New South Wales: 1.0% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 8.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 1.1% Construction, New South Wales: 7.3% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 4.4% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 10.3% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 4.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 7.9% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 6.1% Education and Training, New South Wales: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 11.6% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.5% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.7% Industry not classified, New South Wales: 2.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Armidale Regional Council: 10.4% Mining, Armidale Regional Council: 0.4% Manufacturing, Armidale Regional Council: 3.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Armidale Regional Council: 0.8% Construction, Armidale Regional Council: 5.8% Wholesale Trade, Armidale Regional Council: 2.4% Retail Trade, Armidale Regional Council: 12.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Armidale Regional Council: 8.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Armidale Regional Council: 2.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Armidale Regional Council: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Armidale Regional Council: 2.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Armidale Regional Council: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Armidale Regional Council: 5.5% Administrative and Support Services, Armidale Regional Council: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Armidale Regional Council: 5.1% Education and Training, Armidale Regional Council: 18.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Armidale Regional Council: 12.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Armidale Regional Council: 1.0% Other Services, Armidale Regional Council: 3.3% Industry not classified, Armidale Regional Council: 1.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers industry of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers industry of employment, 2006 to 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Armidale Regional Council: +40 Mining, Armidale Regional Council: +7 Manufacturing, Armidale Regional Council: -106 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Armidale Regional Council: +20 Construction, Armidale Regional Council: +80 Wholesale Trade, Armidale Regional Council: +8 Retail Trade, Armidale Regional Council: +124 Accommodation and Food Services, Armidale Regional Council: +24 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Armidale Regional Council: +16 Information Media and Telecommunications, Armidale Regional Council: -3 Financial and Insurance Services, Armidale Regional Council: +46 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Armidale Regional Council: +6 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Armidale Regional Council: +65 Administrative and Support Services, Armidale Regional Council: +48 Public Administration and Safety, Armidale Regional Council: -21 Education and Training, Armidale Regional Council: +49 Health Care and Social Assistance, Armidale Regional Council: +270 Arts and Recreation Services, Armidale Regional Council: -4 Other Services, Armidale Regional Council: -1 Industry not classified, Armidale Regional Council: -20
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the local labour force in Armidale Regional Council in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Education and Training (2,292 people or 18.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,512 people or 12.4%)
  • Retail Trade (1,468 people or 12.0%)

In combination these three industries employed 5,272 people in total or 43.2% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 7.9% in Education and Training; 11.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.3% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the Armidale Regional Council and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Education and Training (18.8% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.4% compared to 2.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (3.0% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.2% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in the Armidale Regional Council were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+270 local labour force)
  • Retail Trade (+124 local labour force)
  • Manufacturing (-106 local labour force)
  • Construction (+80 local labour force)

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