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Upper Lachlan Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Upper Lachlan 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 Upper Lachlan Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Upper Lachlan 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 Upper Lachlan 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 Fishing92626.75.81,01031.47.0-84
Mining80.22.560.21.7+2
Manufacturing1343.98.31203.79.3+14
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services471.41.5280.91.3+19
Construction2537.37.92196.87.8+34
Wholesale Trade702.02.8702.23.10
Retail Trade2557.311.42347.312.3+21
Accommodation and Food Services1604.67.71494.67.5+11
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1213.54.21193.74.3+2
Information Media and Telecommunications351.01.0311.01.2+4
Financial and Insurance Services541.62.2321.02.3+22
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services230.71.4180.61.5+5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1424.14.61334.14.4+9
Administrative and Support Services601.72.8331.02.5+27
Public Administration and Safety3369.77.23009.36.9+36
Education and Training2477.18.61956.18.3+52
Health Care and Social Assistance36310.413.03179.911.4+46
Arts and Recreation Services270.81.2230.71.2+4
Other Services1263.63.9993.13.9+27
Industry not classified872.52.1812.52.3+6

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, Upper Lachlan Shire: 26.7% Mining, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0.2% Manufacturing, Upper Lachlan Shire: 3.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 1.4% Construction, Upper Lachlan Shire: 7.3% Wholesale Trade, Upper Lachlan Shire: 2.0% Retail Trade, Upper Lachlan Shire: 7.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 4.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Upper Lachlan Shire: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Upper Lachlan Shire: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 1.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 4.1% Administrative and Support Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 1.7% Public Administration and Safety, Upper Lachlan Shire: 9.7% Education and Training, Upper Lachlan Shire: 7.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Upper Lachlan Shire: 10.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0.8% Other Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 3.6% Industry not classified, Upper Lachlan Shire: 2.5%
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, Upper Lachlan Shire: -84 Mining, Upper Lachlan Shire: +2 Manufacturing, Upper Lachlan Shire: +14 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +19 Construction, Upper Lachlan Shire: +34 Wholesale Trade, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0 Retail Trade, Upper Lachlan Shire: +21 Accommodation and Food Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +11 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Upper Lachlan Shire: +2 Information Media and Telecommunications, Upper Lachlan Shire: +4 Financial and Insurance Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +22 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +5 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +9 Administrative and Support Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +27 Public Administration and Safety, Upper Lachlan Shire: +36 Education and Training, Upper Lachlan Shire: +52 Health Care and Social Assistance, Upper Lachlan Shire: +46 Arts and Recreation Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +4 Other Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +27 Industry not classified, Upper Lachlan Shire: +6
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 Upper Lachlan Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (926 people or 26.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (363 people or 10.4%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (336 people or 9.7%)

In combination these three industries employed 1,625 people in total or 46.8% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 5.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 7.2% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (26.7% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (3.9% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Retail Trade (7.3% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Accommodation and Food Services (4.6% compared to 7.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-84 local labour force)
  • Education and Training (+52 local labour force)

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