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Goulburn Mulwaree Council area

Employment by industry (Census)

Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer in Goulburn Mulwaree Council area, making up 18.0% of total employment.

Census employment data presents the number of persons employed in each industry sector (full-time and part-time) in Canberra Region regardless of where they live. By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see local economic strengths and weaknesses. By looking at how the number of jobs in each industry is changing over time, you can track how the structure of the local economy is changing. Go to the Employment locations page to see where employment is taking place across Goulburn Mulwaree Council area.

NOTE: Census employment figures are known to undercount employment by at at least 20% due to poor recording of workplace addresses, and large numbers of workers who don’t answer the relevant question, or have no usual workplace address. While this data shows the underlying structure of the economy and relative proportions of different industries, it should not be used as an accurate measure of local jobs. Census employment data should be viewed alongside modelled Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (FTE) data which resolves the undercount issue and is a more accurate and up to date reflection of total job numbers.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

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Employment (Census) by industry sector
Goulburn Mulwaree Council area 2016
Industry
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Number%Regional NSW %
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing4153.85.9
Mining1761.62.4
Manufacturing7096.56.2
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1101.01.3
Construction8447.77.1
Wholesale Trade2452.22.0
Retail Trade1,25111.411.0
Accommodation and Food Services8918.18.6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4754.33.8
Information Media and Telecommunications880.80.8
Financial and Insurance Services1681.52.0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1741.61.4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4754.34.4
Administrative and Support Services2932.72.9
Public Administration and Safety7336.76.6
Education and Training9478.69.3
Health Care and Social Assistance1,97818.015.1
Arts and Recreation Services1161.11.2
Other Services4424.04.0
Industry not classified4504.13.8

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Employment (Census) by industry sector, 2016
Employment (Census) by industry sector, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional NSW: 5.9% Mining, Regional NSW: 2.4% Manufacturing, Regional NSW: 6.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional NSW: 1.3% Construction, Regional NSW: 7.1% Wholesale Trade, Regional NSW: 2.0% Retail Trade, Regional NSW: 11.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional NSW: 8.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional NSW: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional NSW: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional NSW: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional NSW: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional NSW: 4.4% Administrative and Support Services, Regional NSW: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Regional NSW: 6.6% Education and Training, Regional NSW: 9.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional NSW: 15.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional NSW: 1.2% Other Services, Regional NSW: 4.0% Industry not classified, Regional NSW: 3.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 3.8% Mining, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 1.6% Manufacturing, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 6.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 1.0% Construction, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 7.7% Wholesale Trade, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 2.2% Retail Trade, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 11.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 8.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 1.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 6.7% Education and Training, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 18.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 1.1% Other Services, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 4.0% Industry not classified, Goulburn Mulwaree Council area: 4.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in Goulburn Mulwaree Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,978 local workers 18.0%)
  • Retail Trade (1,251 local workers 11.4%)
  • Education and Training (947 local workers 8.6%)

In combination these three industries employed 4,176 people in total or 38.0% of local workers.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 15.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.0% in Retail Trade; and 9.3% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of Goulburn Mulwaree Council area and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (18.0% compared to 15.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (3.8% compared to 5.9%)

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