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Bega Valley Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Bega Valley Shire’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 Bega Valley Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Bega Valley Shire, 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 Bega Valley Shire 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 Fishing8576.62.21,0408.32.7-183
Mining320.21.0190.20.7+13
Manufacturing1,2259.48.41,1639.39.6+62
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1371.11.11481.21.0-11
Construction1,1378.77.31,1389.17.3-1
Wholesale Trade3602.84.43382.74.7+22
Retail Trade1,59812.310.31,71813.811.1-120
Accommodation and Food Services1,44911.16.71,39011.26.5+59
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5514.24.94934.05.0+58
Information Media and Telecommunications1160.92.31271.02.4-11
Financial and Insurance Services2021.55.01741.45.0+28
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1811.41.62001.61.7-19
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5644.37.94733.87.3+91
Administrative and Support Services3432.63.33222.63.1+21
Public Administration and Safety6765.26.15744.66.0+102
Education and Training1,0167.87.98897.17.6+127
Health Care and Social Assistance1,69813.011.61,34010.810.5+358
Arts and Recreation Services1911.51.52201.81.4-29
Other Services4363.33.74123.33.8+24
Industry not classified2752.12.52832.32.7-8

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, Bega Valley Shire: 6.6% Mining, Bega Valley Shire: 0.2% Manufacturing, Bega Valley Shire: 9.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bega Valley Shire: 1.1% Construction, Bega Valley Shire: 8.7% Wholesale Trade, Bega Valley Shire: 2.8% Retail Trade, Bega Valley Shire: 12.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Bega Valley Shire: 11.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bega Valley Shire: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Bega Valley Shire: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Bega Valley Shire: 1.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bega Valley Shire: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bega Valley Shire: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Bega Valley Shire: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, Bega Valley Shire: 5.2% Education and Training, Bega Valley Shire: 7.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Bega Valley Shire: 13.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Bega Valley Shire: 1.5% Other Services, Bega Valley Shire: 3.3% Industry not classified, Bega Valley Shire: 2.1%
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, Bega Valley Shire: -183 Mining, Bega Valley Shire: +13 Manufacturing, Bega Valley Shire: +62 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bega Valley Shire: -11 Construction, Bega Valley Shire: -1 Wholesale Trade, Bega Valley Shire: +22 Retail Trade, Bega Valley Shire: -120 Accommodation and Food Services, Bega Valley Shire: +59 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bega Valley Shire: +58 Information Media and Telecommunications, Bega Valley Shire: -11 Financial and Insurance Services, Bega Valley Shire: +28 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bega Valley Shire: -19 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bega Valley Shire: +91 Administrative and Support Services, Bega Valley Shire: +21 Public Administration and Safety, Bega Valley Shire: +102 Education and Training, Bega Valley Shire: +127 Health Care and Social Assistance, Bega Valley Shire: +358 Arts and Recreation Services, Bega Valley Shire: -29 Other Services, Bega Valley Shire: +24 Industry not classified, Bega Valley Shire: -8
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 Bega Valley Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,698 people or 13.0%)
  • Retail Trade (1,598 people or 12.3%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (1,449 people or 11.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 4,745 people in total or 36.4% of the total local resident workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 11.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.3% in Retail Trade; and 6.7% in Accommodation and Food Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local resident workers of Bega Valley Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Accommodation and Food Services (11.1% compared to 6.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.6% compared to 2.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.3% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.5% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+358 local resident workers)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-183 local resident workers)
  • Education and Training (+127 local resident workers)
  • Retail Trade (-120 local resident workers)

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