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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Manufacturing employs more of Griffith City’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 Griffith City residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Griffith 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 Griffith 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
Griffith City 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,32611.82.21,48113.42.7-155
Mining200.21.0150.10.7+5
Manufacturing2,01017.98.41,99618.09.6+14
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1951.71.11781.61.0+17
Construction7186.47.37296.67.3-11
Wholesale Trade4283.84.45434.94.7-115
Retail Trade1,54413.810.31,48213.411.1+62
Accommodation and Food Services5755.16.75204.76.5+55
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3252.94.93152.85.0+10
Information Media and Telecommunications640.62.3730.72.4-9
Financial and Insurance Services2161.95.02041.85.0+12
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1101.01.61311.21.7-21
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3953.57.93863.57.3+9
Administrative and Support Services2382.13.32232.03.1+15
Public Administration and Safety5114.66.14494.16.0+62
Education and Training7046.37.96445.87.6+60
Health Care and Social Assistance1,0018.911.68888.010.5+113
Arts and Recreation Services650.61.5500.51.4+15
Other Services4644.13.74163.83.8+48
Industry not classified3072.72.53443.12.7-37

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, Griffith City: 11.8% Mining, Griffith City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Griffith City: 17.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Griffith City: 1.7% Construction, Griffith City: 6.4% Wholesale Trade, Griffith City: 3.8% Retail Trade, Griffith City: 13.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Griffith City: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Griffith City: 2.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Griffith City: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Griffith City: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Griffith City: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Griffith City: 3.5% Administrative and Support Services, Griffith City: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Griffith City: 4.6% Education and Training, Griffith City: 6.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Griffith City: 8.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Griffith City: 0.6% Other Services, Griffith City: 4.1% Industry not classified, Griffith City: 2.7%
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, Griffith City: -155 Mining, Griffith City: +5 Manufacturing, Griffith City: +14 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Griffith City: +17 Construction, Griffith City: -11 Wholesale Trade, Griffith City: -115 Retail Trade, Griffith City: +62 Accommodation and Food Services, Griffith City: +55 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Griffith City: +10 Information Media and Telecommunications, Griffith City: -9 Financial and Insurance Services, Griffith City: +12 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Griffith City: -21 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Griffith City: +9 Administrative and Support Services, Griffith City: +15 Public Administration and Safety, Griffith City: +62 Education and Training, Griffith City: +60 Health Care and Social Assistance, Griffith City: +113 Arts and Recreation Services, Griffith City: +15 Other Services, Griffith City: +48 Industry not classified, Griffith City: -37
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 Griffith City in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (2,010 people or 17.9%)
  • Retail Trade (1,544 people or 13.8%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,326 people or 11.8%)

In combination these three industries employed 4,880 people in total or 43.5% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 8.4% in Manufacturing; 10.3% in Retail Trade; and 2.2% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Griffith City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (11.8% compared to 2.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (17.9% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Retail Trade (13.8% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.5% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-155 local labour force)
  • Wholesale Trade (-115 local labour force)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+113 local labour force)
  • Retail Trade (+62 local labour force)

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