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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Manufacturing employs more of Bankstown City’s local resident workers 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 Bankstown City residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Bankstown City, 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 Bankstown City 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 Fishing720.12.2880.12.7-16
Mining500.11.0460.10.7+4
Manufacturing8,03611.58.48,85213.59.6-816
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6190.91.15730.91.0+46
Construction5,8698.47.35,4228.37.3+447
Wholesale Trade3,8335.54.43,8605.94.7-27
Retail Trade7,70811.010.37,60411.611.1+104
Accommodation and Food Services4,1986.06.73,6205.56.5+578
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5,7798.34.95,2308.05.0+549
Information Media and Telecommunications1,4222.02.31,4832.32.4-61
Financial and Insurance Services3,6165.25.03,4085.25.0+208
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9431.31.68921.41.7+51
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,9895.77.93,4225.27.3+567
Administrative and Support Services2,2383.23.32,0063.13.1+232
Public Administration and Safety3,7955.46.13,4345.26.0+361
Education and Training4,5746.57.93,8725.97.6+702
Health Care and Social Assistance6,7419.611.65,5238.410.5+1,218
Arts and Recreation Services9001.31.57601.21.4+140
Other Services3,1434.53.72,9134.53.8+230
Industry not classified2,3533.42.52,4093.72.7-56

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, Bankstown City: 0.1% Mining, Bankstown City: 0.1% Manufacturing, Bankstown City: 11.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bankstown City: 0.9% Construction, Bankstown City: 8.4% Wholesale Trade, Bankstown City: 5.5% Retail Trade, Bankstown City: 11.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Bankstown City: 6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bankstown City: 8.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Bankstown City: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Bankstown City: 5.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bankstown City: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bankstown City: 5.7% Administrative and Support Services, Bankstown City: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Bankstown City: 5.4% Education and Training, Bankstown City: 6.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Bankstown City: 9.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Bankstown City: 1.3% Other Services, Bankstown City: 4.5% Industry not classified, Bankstown City: 3.4%
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, Bankstown City: -16 Mining, Bankstown City: +4 Manufacturing, Bankstown City: -816 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bankstown City: +46 Construction, Bankstown City: +447 Wholesale Trade, Bankstown City: -27 Retail Trade, Bankstown City: +104 Accommodation and Food Services, Bankstown City: +578 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bankstown City: +549 Information Media and Telecommunications, Bankstown City: -61 Financial and Insurance Services, Bankstown City: +208 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bankstown City: +51 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bankstown City: +567 Administrative and Support Services, Bankstown City: +232 Public Administration and Safety, Bankstown City: +361 Education and Training, Bankstown City: +702 Health Care and Social Assistance, Bankstown City: +1,218 Arts and Recreation Services, Bankstown City: +140 Other Services, Bankstown City: +230 Industry not classified, Bankstown City: -56
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 resident workers in Bankstown City in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (8,036 people or 11.5%)
  • Retail Trade (7,708 people or 11.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (6,741 people or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries employed 22,485 people in total or 32.2% of the total local resident workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 8.4% in Manufacturing; 10.3% in Retail Trade; and 11.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local resident workers of Bankstown City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (8.3% compared to 4.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Manufacturing (11.5% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.7% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.1% compared to 2.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local resident workers between 2006 and 2011 in Bankstown City were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,218 local resident workers)
  • Manufacturing (-816 local resident workers)
  • Education and Training (+702 local resident workers)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+578 local resident workers)

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