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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Waratah-Wynyard 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 Waratah-Wynyard Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Waratah-Wynyard 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 Waratah-Wynyard 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
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Industry
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Number%Greater Hobart%Number%Greater Hobart%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3896.91.64348.21.7-45
Mining3115.50.31512.90.2+160
Manufacturing67111.96.469813.28.0-27
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services440.82.1290.51.9+15
Construction3987.07.53386.46.7+60
Wholesale Trade2925.22.72635.03.0+29
Retail Trade63711.311.457610.912.3+61
Accommodation and Food Services3025.37.12775.27.0+25
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2564.53.52985.63.9-42
Information Media and Telecommunications380.72.1551.02.1-17
Financial and Insurance Services631.12.8781.53.0-15
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services581.01.4611.21.6-3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1622.96.21242.35.6+38
Administrative and Support Services1783.12.51743.32.5+4
Public Administration and Safety3516.212.23346.311.7+17
Education and Training4908.79.64238.08.8+67
Health Care and Social Assistance71612.612.862611.812.4+90
Arts and Recreation Services180.32.1210.41.7-3
Other Services2013.63.71833.53.6+18
Industry not classified861.51.91412.72.4-55

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, Greater Hobart: 1.6% Mining, Greater Hobart: 0.3% Manufacturing, Greater Hobart: 6.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Hobart: 2.1% Construction, Greater Hobart: 7.5% Wholesale Trade, Greater Hobart: 2.7% Retail Trade, Greater Hobart: 11.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Hobart: 7.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Hobart: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Hobart: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Hobart: 2.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Hobart: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Hobart: 6.2% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Hobart: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Hobart: 12.2% Education and Training, Greater Hobart: 9.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Hobart: 12.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Hobart: 2.1% Other Services, Greater Hobart: 3.7% Industry not classified, Greater Hobart: 1.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 6.9% Mining, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 5.5% Manufacturing, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 11.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 0.8% Construction, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 7.0% Wholesale Trade, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 5.2% Retail Trade, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 11.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 4.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 1.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 2.9% Administrative and Support Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 6.2% Education and Training, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 8.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 12.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 0.3% Other Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 3.6% Industry not classified, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 1.5%
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, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -45 Mining, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +160 Manufacturing, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -27 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +15 Construction, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +60 Wholesale Trade, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +29 Retail Trade, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +61 Accommodation and Food Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +25 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -42 Information Media and Telecommunications, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -17 Financial and Insurance Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -15 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -3 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +38 Administrative and Support Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +4 Public Administration and Safety, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +17 Education and Training, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +67 Health Care and Social Assistance, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +90 Arts and Recreation Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -3 Other Services, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: +18 Industry not classified, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: -55
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 Waratah-Wynyard Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (716 people or 12.6%)
  • Manufacturing (671 people or 11.9%)
  • Retail Trade (637 people or 11.3%)

In combination these three industries employed 2,024 people in total or 35.8% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Greater Hobart employed 12.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 6.4% in Manufacturing; and 11.4% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Waratah-Wynyard Council area and Greater Hobart were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (11.9% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.9% compared to 1.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Mining (5.5% compared to 0.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Public Administration and Safety (6.2% compared to 12.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Mining (+160 local labour force)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+90 local labour force)
  • Education and Training (+67 local labour force)
  • Retail Trade (+61 local labour force)

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