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Yass Valley Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Public Administration and Safety employs more of Yass Valley 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 Yass Valley Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Yass Valley 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 Yass Valley 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
Yass Valley Council area 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing6428.35.869110.27.0-49
Mining110.12.5100.11.7+1
Manufacturing2162.88.32423.69.3-26
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1542.01.51191.81.3+35
Construction78610.17.96179.17.8+169
Wholesale Trade1722.22.81582.33.1+14
Retail Trade6198.011.46289.312.3-9
Accommodation and Food Services5036.57.74586.87.5+45
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2343.04.22313.44.3+3
Information Media and Telecommunications1081.41.01031.51.2+5
Financial and Insurance Services1211.62.2991.52.3+22
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services981.31.4911.31.5+7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6428.34.65347.94.4+108
Administrative and Support Services1602.12.81382.02.5+22
Public Administration and Safety1,48319.17.21,07916.06.9+404
Education and Training6258.18.65037.58.3+122
Health Care and Social Assistance6818.813.06129.111.4+69
Arts and Recreation Services1061.41.2701.01.2+36
Other Services2483.23.91992.93.9+49
Industry not classified1552.02.11692.52.3-14

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, Yass Valley Council area: 8.3% Mining, Yass Valley Council area: 0.1% Manufacturing, Yass Valley Council area: 2.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Yass Valley Council area: 2.0% Construction, Yass Valley Council area: 10.1% Wholesale Trade, Yass Valley Council area: 2.2% Retail Trade, Yass Valley Council area: 8.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Yass Valley Council area: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Yass Valley Council area: 3.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Yass Valley Council area: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Yass Valley Council area: 1.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Yass Valley Council area: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Yass Valley Council area: 8.3% Administrative and Support Services, Yass Valley Council area: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Yass Valley Council area: 19.1% Education and Training, Yass Valley Council area: 8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Yass Valley Council area: 8.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Yass Valley Council area: 1.4% Other Services, Yass Valley Council area: 3.2% Industry not classified, Yass Valley Council area: 2.0%
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, Yass Valley Council area: -49 Mining, Yass Valley Council area: +1 Manufacturing, Yass Valley Council area: -26 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Yass Valley Council area: +35 Construction, Yass Valley Council area: +169 Wholesale Trade, Yass Valley Council area: +14 Retail Trade, Yass Valley Council area: -9 Accommodation and Food Services, Yass Valley Council area: +45 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Yass Valley Council area: +3 Information Media and Telecommunications, Yass Valley Council area: +5 Financial and Insurance Services, Yass Valley Council area: +22 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Yass Valley Council area: +7 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Yass Valley Council area: +108 Administrative and Support Services, Yass Valley Council area: +22 Public Administration and Safety, Yass Valley Council area: +404 Education and Training, Yass Valley Council area: +122 Health Care and Social Assistance, Yass Valley Council area: +69 Arts and Recreation Services, Yass Valley Council area: +36 Other Services, Yass Valley Council area: +49 Industry not classified, Yass Valley Council area: -14
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 Yass Valley Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Public Administration and Safety (1,483 people or 19.1%)
  • Construction (786 people or 10.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (681 people or 8.8%)

In combination these three industries employed 2,950 people in total or 38.0% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 7.2% in Public Administration and Safety; 7.9% in Construction; and 13.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Yass Valley Council area and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Public Administration and Safety (19.1% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (8.3% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (2.8% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (8.8% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Public Administration and Safety (+404 local labour force)
  • Construction (+169 local labour force)
  • Education and Training (+122 local labour force)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+108 local labour force)

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