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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Randwick 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 Randwick City residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Randwick 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 Randwick 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
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Industry
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Number%Greater Sydney%Number%Greater Sydney%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing900.10.41030.20.4-13
Mining1110.20.2590.10.2+52
Manufacturing2,7354.38.52,9365.09.7-201
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4300.70.93650.60.8+65
Construction3,7445.97.13,2245.47.1+520
Wholesale Trade2,3683.85.32,4124.15.6-44
Retail Trade4,8417.79.84,9838.410.5-142
Accommodation and Food Services4,1556.66.24,3747.46.0-219
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,1054.95.33,0945.25.4+11
Information Media and Telecommunications2,4693.93.02,2083.73.0+261
Financial and Insurance Services4,7557.56.64,2167.16.4+539
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,3302.11.81,2982.21.8+32
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7,50811.99.66,32610.78.9+1,182
Administrative and Support Services2,1943.53.52,1153.63.4+79
Public Administration and Safety3,9816.35.64,2427.25.6-261
Education and Training6,41710.27.65,4719.27.2+946
Health Care and Social Assistance7,73912.310.96,94111.79.9+798
Arts and Recreation Services1,6272.61.61,4082.41.5+219
Other Services1,9613.13.72,0033.43.7-42
Industry not classified1,4682.32.61,4542.52.8+14

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, Randwick City: 0.1% Mining, Randwick City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Randwick City: 4.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Randwick City: 0.7% Construction, Randwick City: 5.9% Wholesale Trade, Randwick City: 3.8% Retail Trade, Randwick City: 7.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Randwick City: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Randwick City: 4.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Randwick City: 3.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Randwick City: 7.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Randwick City: 2.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Randwick City: 11.9% Administrative and Support Services, Randwick City: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Randwick City: 6.3% Education and Training, Randwick City: 10.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Randwick City: 12.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Randwick City: 2.6% Other Services, Randwick City: 3.1% Industry not classified, Randwick 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, Randwick City: -13 Mining, Randwick City: +52 Manufacturing, Randwick City: -201 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Randwick City: +65 Construction, Randwick City: +520 Wholesale Trade, Randwick City: -44 Retail Trade, Randwick City: -142 Accommodation and Food Services, Randwick City: -219 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Randwick City: +11 Information Media and Telecommunications, Randwick City: +261 Financial and Insurance Services, Randwick City: +539 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Randwick City: +32 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Randwick City: +1,182 Administrative and Support Services, Randwick City: +79 Public Administration and Safety, Randwick City: -261 Education and Training, Randwick City: +946 Health Care and Social Assistance, Randwick City: +798 Arts and Recreation Services, Randwick City: +219 Other Services, Randwick City: -42 Industry not classified, Randwick City: +14
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 Randwick City in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (7,739 people or 12.3%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (7,508 people or 11.9%)
  • Education and Training (6,417 people or 10.2%)

In combination these three industries employed 21,664 people in total or 34.4% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Greater Sydney employed 10.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.6% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 7.6% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Education and Training (10.2% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (11.9% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (4.3% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Retail Trade (7.7% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+1,182 local labour force)
  • Education and Training (+946 local labour force)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+798 local labour force)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (+539 local labour force)

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