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Bega Valley Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Bega Valley Shire’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 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%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing8576.65.81,0408.37.0-183
Mining320.22.5190.21.7+13
Manufacturing1,2259.48.31,1639.39.3+62
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1371.11.51481.21.3-11
Construction1,1378.77.91,1389.17.8-1
Wholesale Trade3602.82.83382.73.1+22
Retail Trade1,59812.311.41,71813.812.3-120
Accommodation and Food Services1,44911.17.71,39011.27.5+59
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5514.24.24934.04.3+58
Information Media and Telecommunications1160.91.01271.01.2-11
Financial and Insurance Services2021.52.21741.42.3+28
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1811.41.42001.61.5-19
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5644.34.64733.84.4+91
Administrative and Support Services3432.62.83222.62.5+21
Public Administration and Safety6765.27.25744.66.9+102
Education and Training1,0167.88.68897.18.3+127
Health Care and Social Assistance1,69813.013.01,34010.811.4+358
Arts and Recreation Services1911.51.22201.81.2-29
Other Services4363.33.94123.33.9+24
Industry not classified2752.12.12832.32.3-8

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, Regional NSW: 5.8% Mining, Regional NSW: 2.5% Manufacturing, Regional NSW: 8.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional NSW: 1.5% Construction, Regional NSW: 7.9% Wholesale Trade, Regional NSW: 2.8% Retail Trade, Regional NSW: 11.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional NSW: 7.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional NSW: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional NSW: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional NSW: 2.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional NSW: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional NSW: 4.6% Administrative and Support Services, Regional NSW: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Regional NSW: 7.2% Education and Training, Regional NSW: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional NSW: 13.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional NSW: 1.2% Other Services, Regional NSW: 3.9% Industry not classified, Regional NSW: 2.1% 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 labour force 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 labour force.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 13.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.4% in Retail Trade; and 7.7% in Accommodation and Food Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Bega Valley Shire and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Accommodation and Food Services (11.1% compared to 7.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (9.4% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Mining (0.2% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Public Administration and Safety (5.2% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

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

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

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