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Central Coast Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the Central Coast Council area’s local resident workers 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 the Central Coast Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Central Coast 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 the Central Coast 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
Central Coast Council area 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing9240.72.21,0070.82.7-83
Mining7150.51.03890.30.7+326
Manufacturing11,5228.88.411,6769.79.6-154
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,8561.41.11,5201.31.0+336
Construction12,5719.67.311,7069.77.3+865
Wholesale Trade4,5053.44.44,6593.94.7-154
Retail Trade16,38512.510.316,55313.711.1-168
Accommodation and Food Services9,4817.26.78,2866.96.5+1,195
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5,6914.34.95,3304.45.0+361
Information Media and Telecommunications2,6422.02.32,4212.02.4+221
Financial and Insurance Services4,1313.25.04,2453.55.0-114
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,1781.71.62,2761.91.7-98
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7,1555.57.96,2275.27.3+928
Administrative and Support Services4,5253.53.33,6223.03.1+903
Public Administration and Safety8,3466.46.17,5246.26.0+822
Education and Training9,4257.27.98,2616.87.6+1,164
Health Care and Social Assistance18,57214.211.615,48512.810.5+3,087
Arts and Recreation Services1,9771.51.51,6971.41.4+280
Other Services5,3884.13.74,9564.13.8+432
Industry not classified3,0302.32.52,8712.42.7+159

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, New South Wales: 2.2% Mining, New South Wales: 1.0% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 8.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 1.1% Construction, New South Wales: 7.3% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 4.4% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 10.3% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 4.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 7.9% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 6.1% Education and Training, New South Wales: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 11.6% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.5% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.7% Industry not classified, New South Wales: 2.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Central Coast Council area: 0.7% Mining, Central Coast Council area: 0.5% Manufacturing, Central Coast Council area: 8.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Central Coast Council area: 1.4% Construction, Central Coast Council area: 9.6% Wholesale Trade, Central Coast Council area: 3.4% Retail Trade, Central Coast Council area: 12.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Central Coast Council area: 7.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Central Coast Council area: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Central Coast Council area: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Central Coast Council area: 3.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Central Coast Council area: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Central Coast Council area: 5.5% Administrative and Support Services, Central Coast Council area: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Central Coast Council area: 6.4% Education and Training, Central Coast Council area: 7.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Central Coast Council area: 14.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Central Coast Council area: 1.5% Other Services, Central Coast Council area: 4.1% Industry not classified, Central Coast Council area: 2.3%
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, Central Coast Council area: -83 Mining, Central Coast Council area: +326 Manufacturing, Central Coast Council area: -154 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Central Coast Council area: +336 Construction, Central Coast Council area: +865 Wholesale Trade, Central Coast Council area: -154 Retail Trade, Central Coast Council area: -168 Accommodation and Food Services, Central Coast Council area: +1,195 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Central Coast Council area: +361 Information Media and Telecommunications, Central Coast Council area: +221 Financial and Insurance Services, Central Coast Council area: -114 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Central Coast Council area: -98 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Central Coast Council area: +928 Administrative and Support Services, Central Coast Council area: +903 Public Administration and Safety, Central Coast Council area: +822 Education and Training, Central Coast Council area: +1,164 Health Care and Social Assistance, Central Coast Council area: +3,087 Arts and Recreation Services, Central Coast Council area: +280 Other Services, Central Coast Council area: +432 Industry not classified, Central Coast Council area: +159
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 resident workers in Central Coast Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (18,572 people or 14.2%)
  • Retail Trade (16,385 people or 12.5%)
  • Construction (12,571 people or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries employed 47,528 people in total or 36.3% of the total local resident workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 11.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.3% in Retail Trade; and 7.3% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local resident workers of the Central Coast Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (14.2% compared to 11.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Construction (9.6% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Retail Trade (12.5% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.5% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local resident workers between 2006 and 2011 in the Central Coast Council area were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+3,087 local resident workers)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+1,195 local resident workers)
  • Education and Training (+1,164 local resident workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+928 local resident workers)

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