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Sutherland Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Sutherland 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 Sutherland Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Sutherland 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 Sutherland 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
Sutherland Shire 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1160.12.21750.22.7-59
Mining1990.21.01160.10.7+83
Manufacturing8,8478.08.49,9869.39.6-1,139
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,2931.21.11,1561.11.0+137
Construction9,6768.87.38,8968.37.3+780
Wholesale Trade5,2894.84.45,5435.24.7-254
Retail Trade11,08710.010.311,53510.711.1-448
Accommodation and Food Services5,7825.26.75,8295.46.5-47
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7,8237.14.97,8877.35.0-64
Information Media and Telecommunications2,1151.92.32,1402.02.4-25
Financial and Insurance Services6,3645.85.06,3455.95.0+19
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,1782.01.62,2732.11.7-95
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services9,4308.57.98,5748.07.3+856
Administrative and Support Services3,3173.03.33,1092.93.1+208
Public Administration and Safety7,5536.86.16,9926.56.0+561
Education and Training9,7338.87.98,7668.27.6+967
Health Care and Social Assistance11,40310.311.610,1049.410.5+1,299
Arts and Recreation Services1,7501.61.51,5321.41.4+218
Other Services4,2243.83.74,2954.03.8-71
Industry not classified2,2932.12.52,2852.12.7+8

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, Sutherland Shire: 0.1% Mining, Sutherland Shire: 0.2% Manufacturing, Sutherland Shire: 8.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sutherland Shire: 1.2% Construction, Sutherland Shire: 8.8% Wholesale Trade, Sutherland Shire: 4.8% Retail Trade, Sutherland Shire: 10.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Sutherland Shire: 5.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sutherland Shire: 7.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Sutherland Shire: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Sutherland Shire: 5.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sutherland Shire: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sutherland Shire: 8.5% Administrative and Support Services, Sutherland Shire: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, Sutherland Shire: 6.8% Education and Training, Sutherland Shire: 8.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Sutherland Shire: 10.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Sutherland Shire: 1.6% Other Services, Sutherland Shire: 3.8% Industry not classified, Sutherland Shire: 2.1%
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, Sutherland Shire: -59 Mining, Sutherland Shire: +83 Manufacturing, Sutherland Shire: -1,139 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Sutherland Shire: +137 Construction, Sutherland Shire: +780 Wholesale Trade, Sutherland Shire: -254 Retail Trade, Sutherland Shire: -448 Accommodation and Food Services, Sutherland Shire: -47 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Sutherland Shire: -64 Information Media and Telecommunications, Sutherland Shire: -25 Financial and Insurance Services, Sutherland Shire: +19 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Sutherland Shire: -95 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Sutherland Shire: +856 Administrative and Support Services, Sutherland Shire: +208 Public Administration and Safety, Sutherland Shire: +561 Education and Training, Sutherland Shire: +967 Health Care and Social Assistance, Sutherland Shire: +1,299 Arts and Recreation Services, Sutherland Shire: +218 Other Services, Sutherland Shire: -71 Industry not classified, Sutherland Shire: +8
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 Sutherland Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (11,403 people or 10.3%)
  • Retail Trade (11,087 people or 10.0%)
  • Education and Training (9,733 people or 8.8%)

In combination these three industries employed 32,223 people in total or 29.2% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 11.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.3% in Retail Trade; and 7.9% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (7.1% compared to 4.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Construction (8.8% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.1% compared to 2.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Accommodation and Food Services (5.2% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,299 local labour force)
  • Manufacturing (-1,139 local labour force)
  • Education and Training (+967 local labour force)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+856 local labour force)

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