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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Wagga Wagga 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 Wagga Wagga City residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Wagga Wagga 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 Wagga Wagga 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%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,1203.95.81,2634.67.0-143
Mining590.22.5340.11.7+25
Manufacturing2,1817.58.32,2188.19.3-37
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3181.11.52300.81.3+88
Construction2,2127.67.91,8556.87.8+357
Wholesale Trade1,0693.72.89633.53.1+106
Retail Trade3,40211.711.43,58413.112.3-182
Accommodation and Food Services2,1127.37.71,9427.17.5+170
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,3684.74.21,2884.74.3+80
Information Media and Telecommunications2971.01.04051.51.2-108
Financial and Insurance Services6212.12.26262.32.3-5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3871.31.43911.41.5-4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,0623.74.69973.64.4+65
Administrative and Support Services7392.52.87532.72.5-14
Public Administration and Safety3,14910.87.22,91310.66.9+236
Education and Training3,12910.88.62,86710.58.3+262
Health Care and Social Assistance3,92613.513.03,21111.711.4+715
Arts and Recreation Services2000.71.22030.71.2-3
Other Services1,1684.03.91,1394.23.9+29
Industry not classified5461.92.15301.92.3+16

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, Regional NSW: 5.8% Mining, Regional NSW: 2.5% Manufacturing, Regional NSW: 8.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional NSW: 1.5% Construction, Regional NSW: 7.9% Wholesale Trade, Regional NSW: 2.8% Retail Trade, Regional NSW: 11.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional NSW: 7.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional NSW: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional NSW: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional NSW: 2.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional NSW: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional NSW: 4.6% Administrative and Support Services, Regional NSW: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Regional NSW: 7.2% Education and Training, Regional NSW: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional NSW: 13.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional NSW: 1.2% Other Services, Regional NSW: 3.9% Industry not classified, Regional NSW: 2.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Wagga Wagga City: 3.9% Mining, Wagga Wagga City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Wagga Wagga City: 7.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.1% Construction, Wagga Wagga City: 7.6% Wholesale Trade, Wagga Wagga City: 3.7% Retail Trade, Wagga Wagga City: 11.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Wagga Wagga City: 7.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wagga Wagga City: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga City: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Wagga Wagga City: 2.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wagga Wagga City: 3.7% Administrative and Support Services, Wagga Wagga City: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Wagga Wagga City: 10.8% Education and Training, Wagga Wagga City: 10.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wagga Wagga City: 13.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Wagga Wagga City: 0.7% Other Services, Wagga Wagga City: 4.0% Industry not classified, Wagga Wagga City: 1.9%
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, Wagga Wagga City: -143 Mining, Wagga Wagga City: +25 Manufacturing, Wagga Wagga City: -37 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wagga Wagga City: +88 Construction, Wagga Wagga City: +357 Wholesale Trade, Wagga Wagga City: +106 Retail Trade, Wagga Wagga City: -182 Accommodation and Food Services, Wagga Wagga City: +170 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wagga Wagga City: +80 Information Media and Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga City: -108 Financial and Insurance Services, Wagga Wagga City: -5 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wagga Wagga City: -4 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wagga Wagga City: +65 Administrative and Support Services, Wagga Wagga City: -14 Public Administration and Safety, Wagga Wagga City: +236 Education and Training, Wagga Wagga City: +262 Health Care and Social Assistance, Wagga Wagga City: +715 Arts and Recreation Services, Wagga Wagga City: -3 Other Services, Wagga Wagga City: +29 Industry not classified, Wagga Wagga City: +16
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 Wagga Wagga City in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3,926 people or 13.5%)
  • Retail Trade (3,402 people or 11.7%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (3,149 people or 10.8%)

In combination these three industries employed 10,477 people in total or 36.0% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 13.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.4% in Retail Trade; and 7.2% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Wagga Wagga City and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Public Administration and Safety (10.8% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Education and Training (10.8% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Mining (0.2% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (3.9% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+715 local labour force)
  • Construction (+357 local labour force)
  • Education and Training (+262 local labour force)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+236 local labour force)

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