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Gosford City

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Gosford City’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 Gosford City residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Gosford City, 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 Gosford City 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
Gosford City 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing5180.72.25650.82.7-47
Mining2740.41.01580.20.7+116
Manufacturing5,4107.68.45,6218.49.6-211
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services8031.11.16751.01.0+128
Construction6,4719.17.36,0679.17.3+404
Wholesale Trade2,4523.54.42,5993.94.7-147
Retail Trade8,27411.610.38,72813.111.1-454
Accommodation and Food Services4,8686.96.74,3176.56.5+551
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,8854.14.92,7394.15.0+146
Information Media and Telecommunications1,7472.52.31,5942.42.4+153
Financial and Insurance Services2,5503.65.02,6794.05.0-129
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,2461.81.61,3242.01.7-78
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4,6626.67.94,0626.17.3+600
Administrative and Support Services2,4473.43.32,0213.03.1+426
Public Administration and Safety4,6206.56.14,3076.46.0+313
Education and Training5,5917.97.94,9667.47.6+625
Health Care and Social Assistance10,61714.911.69,15713.710.5+1,460
Arts and Recreation Services1,1361.61.59921.51.4+144
Other Services2,8664.03.72,7844.23.8+82
Industry not classified1,6172.32.51,5012.22.7+116

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, Gosford City: 0.7% Mining, Gosford City: 0.4% Manufacturing, Gosford City: 7.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gosford City: 1.1% Construction, Gosford City: 9.1% Wholesale Trade, Gosford City: 3.5% Retail Trade, Gosford City: 11.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Gosford City: 6.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gosford City: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Gosford City: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Gosford City: 3.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gosford City: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gosford City: 6.6% Administrative and Support Services, Gosford City: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Gosford City: 6.5% Education and Training, Gosford City: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Gosford City: 14.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Gosford City: 1.6% Other Services, Gosford City: 4.0% Industry not classified, Gosford City: 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, Gosford City: -47 Mining, Gosford City: +116 Manufacturing, Gosford City: -211 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gosford City: +128 Construction, Gosford City: +404 Wholesale Trade, Gosford City: -147 Retail Trade, Gosford City: -454 Accommodation and Food Services, Gosford City: +551 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gosford City: +146 Information Media and Telecommunications, Gosford City: +153 Financial and Insurance Services, Gosford City: -129 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gosford City: -78 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gosford City: +600 Administrative and Support Services, Gosford City: +426 Public Administration and Safety, Gosford City: +313 Education and Training, Gosford City: +625 Health Care and Social Assistance, Gosford City: +1,460 Arts and Recreation Services, Gosford City: +144 Other Services, Gosford City: +82 Industry not classified, Gosford City: +116
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 Gosford City in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (10,617 people or 14.9%)
  • Retail Trade (8,274 people or 11.6%)
  • Construction (6,471 people or 9.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 25,362 people in total or 35.7% 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 Gosford City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (14.9% compared to 11.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Construction (9.1% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.7% compared to 2.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (3.6% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local resident workers between 2006 and 2011 in Gosford City were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,460 local resident workers)
  • Education and Training (+625 local resident workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+600 local resident workers)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+551 local resident workers)

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