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Wollondilly Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Manufacturing employs more of Wollondilly Shire’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 Wollondilly Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Wollondilly Shire, 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 Wollondilly Shire 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
Wollondilly Shire 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Sydney%Number%Greater Sydney%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing5152.40.45232.70.4-8
Mining4622.20.24142.10.2+48
Manufacturing2,68112.68.52,70613.99.7-25
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3621.70.92641.40.8+98
Construction2,54211.97.12,17211.27.1+370
Wholesale Trade9184.35.38594.45.6+59
Retail Trade2,0789.89.82,05210.610.5+26
Accommodation and Food Services9874.66.28774.56.0+110
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,3756.55.31,3036.75.4+72
Information Media and Telecommunications1710.83.01951.03.0-24
Financial and Insurance Services5102.46.64692.46.4+41
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3651.71.83201.61.8+45
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services9924.79.69084.78.9+84
Administrative and Support Services5172.43.54312.23.4+86
Public Administration and Safety1,1995.65.61,0475.45.6+152
Education and Training1,7678.37.61,5838.27.2+184
Health Care and Social Assistance2,1129.910.91,7479.09.9+365
Arts and Recreation Services2991.41.62411.21.5+58
Other Services9474.43.78654.53.7+82
Industry not classified4902.32.64402.32.8+50

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 Sydney: 0.4% Mining, Greater Sydney: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Sydney: 8.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Sydney: 0.9% Construction, Greater Sydney: 7.1% Wholesale Trade, Greater Sydney: 5.3% Retail Trade, Greater Sydney: 9.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Sydney: 6.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Sydney: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Sydney: 3.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Sydney: 6.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Sydney: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Sydney: 9.6% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Sydney: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Sydney: 5.6% Education and Training, Greater Sydney: 7.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Sydney: 10.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Sydney: 1.6% Other Services, Greater Sydney: 3.7% Industry not classified, Greater Sydney: 2.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Wollondilly Shire: 2.4% Mining, Wollondilly Shire: 2.2% Manufacturing, Wollondilly Shire: 12.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wollondilly Shire: 1.7% Construction, Wollondilly Shire: 11.9% Wholesale Trade, Wollondilly Shire: 4.3% Retail Trade, Wollondilly Shire: 9.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Wollondilly Shire: 4.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wollondilly Shire: 6.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wollondilly Shire: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Wollondilly Shire: 2.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wollondilly Shire: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wollondilly Shire: 4.7% Administrative and Support Services, Wollondilly Shire: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Wollondilly Shire: 5.6% Education and Training, Wollondilly Shire: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wollondilly Shire: 9.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Wollondilly Shire: 1.4% Other Services, Wollondilly Shire: 4.4% Industry not classified, Wollondilly Shire: 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, Wollondilly Shire: -8 Mining, Wollondilly Shire: +48 Manufacturing, Wollondilly Shire: -25 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wollondilly Shire: +98 Construction, Wollondilly Shire: +370 Wholesale Trade, Wollondilly Shire: +59 Retail Trade, Wollondilly Shire: +26 Accommodation and Food Services, Wollondilly Shire: +110 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wollondilly Shire: +72 Information Media and Telecommunications, Wollondilly Shire: -24 Financial and Insurance Services, Wollondilly Shire: +41 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wollondilly Shire: +45 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wollondilly Shire: +84 Administrative and Support Services, Wollondilly Shire: +86 Public Administration and Safety, Wollondilly Shire: +152 Education and Training, Wollondilly Shire: +184 Health Care and Social Assistance, Wollondilly Shire: +365 Arts and Recreation Services, Wollondilly Shire: +58 Other Services, Wollondilly Shire: +82 Industry not classified, Wollondilly Shire: +50
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 Wollondilly Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (2,681 people or 12.6%)
  • Construction (2,542 people or 11.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,112 people or 9.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 7,335 people in total or 34.5% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Greater Sydney employed 8.5% in Manufacturing; 7.1% in Construction; and 10.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Wollondilly Shire and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Construction (11.9% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (12.6% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.7% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Financial and Insurance Services (2.4% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Construction (+370 local labour force)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+365 local labour force)
  • Education and Training (+184 local labour force)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+152 local labour force)

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