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Camden Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Manufacturing employs more of Camden Council area’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 Camden Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Camden Council area, 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 Camden Council area 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
Camden Council area 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Sydney%Number%Greater Sydney%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3051.10.43351.40.4-30
Mining1250.40.21030.40.2+22
Manufacturing3,20611.18.53,06212.49.7+144
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3751.30.92961.20.8+79
Construction2,8469.97.12,3529.57.1+494
Wholesale Trade1,5305.35.31,3365.45.6+194
Retail Trade3,15111.09.82,98012.010.5+171
Accommodation and Food Services1,3764.86.21,1604.76.0+216
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,0437.15.31,8367.45.4+207
Information Media and Telecommunications4091.43.03101.33.0+99
Financial and Insurance Services1,0843.86.69573.96.4+127
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5301.81.84972.01.8+33
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,4325.09.61,1674.78.9+265
Administrative and Support Services8012.83.56092.53.4+192
Public Administration and Safety1,9116.65.61,5536.35.6+358
Education and Training2,6559.27.62,0958.57.2+560
Health Care and Social Assistance2,8099.810.92,1748.89.9+635
Arts and Recreation Services3921.41.62991.21.5+93
Other Services1,1534.03.71,0604.33.7+93
Industry not classified6302.22.65692.32.8+61

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, Greater Sydney: 0.4% Mining, Greater Sydney: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Sydney: 8.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Sydney: 0.9% Construction, Greater Sydney: 7.1% Wholesale Trade, Greater Sydney: 5.3% Retail Trade, Greater Sydney: 9.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Sydney: 6.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Sydney: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Sydney: 3.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Sydney: 6.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Sydney: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Sydney: 9.6% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Sydney: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Sydney: 5.6% Education and Training, Greater Sydney: 7.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Sydney: 10.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Sydney: 1.6% Other Services, Greater Sydney: 3.7% Industry not classified, Greater Sydney: 2.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Camden Council area: 1.1% Mining, Camden Council area: 0.4% Manufacturing, Camden Council area: 11.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Camden Council area: 1.3% Construction, Camden Council area: 9.9% Wholesale Trade, Camden Council area: 5.3% Retail Trade, Camden Council area: 11.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Camden Council area: 4.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Camden Council area: 7.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Camden Council area: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Camden Council area: 3.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Camden Council area: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Camden Council area: 5.0% Administrative and Support Services, Camden Council area: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Camden Council area: 6.6% Education and Training, Camden Council area: 9.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Camden Council area: 9.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Camden Council area: 1.4% Other Services, Camden Council area: 4.0% Industry not classified, Camden Council area: 2.2%
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, Camden Council area: -30 Mining, Camden Council area: +22 Manufacturing, Camden Council area: +144 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Camden Council area: +79 Construction, Camden Council area: +494 Wholesale Trade, Camden Council area: +194 Retail Trade, Camden Council area: +171 Accommodation and Food Services, Camden Council area: +216 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Camden Council area: +207 Information Media and Telecommunications, Camden Council area: +99 Financial and Insurance Services, Camden Council area: +127 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Camden Council area: +33 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Camden Council area: +265 Administrative and Support Services, Camden Council area: +192 Public Administration and Safety, Camden Council area: +358 Education and Training, Camden Council area: +560 Health Care and Social Assistance, Camden Council area: +635 Arts and Recreation Services, Camden Council area: +93 Other Services, Camden Council area: +93 Industry not classified, Camden Council area: +61
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 Camden Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (3,206 people or 11.1%)
  • Retail Trade (3,151 people or 11.0%)
  • Construction (2,846 people or 9.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 9,203 people in total or 32.0% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Greater Sydney employed 8.5% in Manufacturing; 9.8% in Retail Trade; and 7.1% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Camden Council area and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Construction (9.9% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (11.1% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.0% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Financial and Insurance Services (3.8% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+635 local labour force)
  • Education and Training (+560 local labour force)
  • Construction (+494 local labour force)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+358 local labour force)

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