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Upper Lachlan Shire

Employment by industry (Total)

In Upper Lachlan Shire, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the largest employer, generating 1,081 local jobs in 2015/16.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in Upper Lachlan Shire. The statistics are modelled by NIEIR to correct for the known undercount of jobs recorded in the Census. They estimate the total number of persons employed in an industry sector (full-time and part-time) in Canberra Region regardless of where they live. They are updated annually.

By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Canberra Region's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

Estimated total employment by industry should not be considered as a "Full-Time Equivalent" measure as different industries will have different ratios of part-time and full time employees. Full-time employment by industry statistics are also available.

To see how employment is distributed across the area, see the Employment locations section and to see where people come from to work in these industries, these data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers place of residence by industry data.

More granular sub-categories for each industry sector are available in the Employment by industry (Census) counts. While Census figures undercount employment they do provide a more detailed picture of the specific industries operating in the area.

NOTE: Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment (total) by industry
Upper Lachlan Shire2015/162010/11Change
Industry
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Number%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,08142.66.61,14844.16.6-67
Mining80.32.760.22.5+1
Manufacturing993.98.3923.58.6+8
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services522.01.7301.11.6+22
Construction1365.38.21535.98.4-17
Wholesale Trade431.72.8481.82.9-5
Retail Trade1415.611.61515.811.7-9
Accommodation and Food Services1305.18.11294.98.1+2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing722.84.2773.04.2-5
Information Media and Telecommunications220.90.9240.91.0-2
Financial and Insurance Services160.61.9150.62.1+1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services130.51.5120.51.5+1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services783.14.2853.34.5-7
Administrative and Support Services281.12.8291.12.9-1
Public Administration and Safety1154.56.31204.66.5-6
Education and Training1766.99.21686.48.8+8
Health Care and Social Assistance2028.013.22077.912.7-5
Arts and Recreation Services220.81.3160.61.3+5
Other Services1054.14.4963.74.2+9

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment (total) by industry 2015/16
Employment (total) by industry 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional NSW: 6.6% Mining, Regional NSW: 2.7% Manufacturing, Regional NSW: 8.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional NSW: 1.7% Construction, Regional NSW: 8.2% Wholesale Trade, Regional NSW: 2.8% Retail Trade, Regional NSW: 11.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional NSW: 8.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional NSW: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional NSW: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional NSW: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional NSW: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional NSW: 4.2% Administrative and Support Services, Regional NSW: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Regional NSW: 6.3% Education and Training, Regional NSW: 9.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional NSW: 13.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional NSW: 1.3% Other Services, Regional NSW: 4.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Upper Lachlan Shire: 42.6% Mining, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0.3% Manufacturing, Upper Lachlan Shire: 3.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 2.0% Construction, Upper Lachlan Shire: 5.3% Wholesale Trade, Upper Lachlan Shire: 1.7% Retail Trade, Upper Lachlan Shire: 5.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Upper Lachlan Shire: 2.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 3.1% Administrative and Support Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 1.1% Public Administration and Safety, Upper Lachlan Shire: 4.5% Education and Training, Upper Lachlan Shire: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Upper Lachlan Shire: 8.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0.8% Other Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 4.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2010/11 to 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Upper Lachlan Shire: -67 Mining, Upper Lachlan Shire: +1 Manufacturing, Upper Lachlan Shire: +8 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +22 Construction, Upper Lachlan Shire: -17 Wholesale Trade, Upper Lachlan Shire: -5 Retail Trade, Upper Lachlan Shire: -9 Accommodation and Food Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +2 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Upper Lachlan Shire: -5 Information Media and Telecommunications, Upper Lachlan Shire: -2 Financial and Insurance Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +1 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: -7 Administrative and Support Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: -1 Public Administration and Safety, Upper Lachlan Shire: -6 Education and Training, Upper Lachlan Shire: +8 Health Care and Social Assistance, Upper Lachlan Shire: -5 Arts and Recreation Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +5 Other Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +9
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©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 Upper Lachlan Shire in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,081 people or 42.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (202 people or 8.0%)
  • Education and Training (176 people or 6.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 1,459 people in total or 57.5% of the local workers.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 6.6% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.2% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of Upper Lachlan Shire and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (42.6% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Retail Trade (5.6% compared to 11.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (8.0% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Manufacturing (3.9% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in Upper Lachlan Shire decreased by 68 between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

The largest change in the jobs held by local workers between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in Upper Lachlan Shire was for those employed in:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-67 local workers)

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