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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services employs more of Willoughby 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 Willoughby City residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Willoughby 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 Willoughby 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%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing540.22.2930.32.7-39
Mining980.31.0680.20.7+30
Manufacturing1,4454.38.41,5584.99.6-113
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1680.51.11570.51.0+11
Construction1,2963.97.31,2033.87.3+93
Wholesale Trade1,8825.64.41,9256.04.7-43
Retail Trade2,4957.410.32,8168.811.1-321
Accommodation and Food Services2,0246.06.71,7515.56.5+273
Transport, Postal and Warehousing8782.64.99102.95.0-32
Information Media and Telecommunications1,7735.32.31,6435.22.4+130
Financial and Insurance Services3,92111.75.03,66111.55.0+260
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7972.41.67352.31.7+62
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6,29718.77.95,66017.77.3+637
Administrative and Support Services1,2133.63.31,2403.93.1-27
Public Administration and Safety1,2223.66.11,1503.66.0+72
Education and Training2,3677.07.92,1266.77.6+241
Health Care and Social Assistance3,46610.311.63,0179.510.5+449
Arts and Recreation Services5021.51.54021.31.4+100
Other Services9352.83.79773.13.8-42
Industry not classified8232.42.58032.52.7+20

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, Willoughby City: 0.2% Mining, Willoughby City: 0.3% Manufacturing, Willoughby City: 4.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Willoughby City: 0.5% Construction, Willoughby City: 3.9% Wholesale Trade, Willoughby City: 5.6% Retail Trade, Willoughby City: 7.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Willoughby City: 6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Willoughby City: 2.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Willoughby City: 5.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Willoughby City: 11.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Willoughby City: 2.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Willoughby City: 18.7% Administrative and Support Services, Willoughby City: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Willoughby City: 3.6% Education and Training, Willoughby City: 7.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Willoughby City: 10.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Willoughby City: 1.5% Other Services, Willoughby City: 2.8% Industry not classified, Willoughby City: 2.4%
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, Willoughby City: -39 Mining, Willoughby City: +30 Manufacturing, Willoughby City: -113 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Willoughby City: +11 Construction, Willoughby City: +93 Wholesale Trade, Willoughby City: -43 Retail Trade, Willoughby City: -321 Accommodation and Food Services, Willoughby City: +273 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Willoughby City: -32 Information Media and Telecommunications, Willoughby City: +130 Financial and Insurance Services, Willoughby City: +260 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Willoughby City: +62 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Willoughby City: +637 Administrative and Support Services, Willoughby City: -27 Public Administration and Safety, Willoughby City: +72 Education and Training, Willoughby City: +241 Health Care and Social Assistance, Willoughby City: +449 Arts and Recreation Services, Willoughby City: +100 Other Services, Willoughby City: -42 Industry not classified, Willoughby City: +20
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 Willoughby City in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (6,297 people or 18.7%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (3,921 people or 11.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3,466 people or 10.3%)

In combination these three industries employed 13,684 people in total or 40.7% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 7.9% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 5.0% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 11.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (18.7% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Financial and Insurance Services (11.7% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (4.3% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Construction (3.9% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+637 local labour force)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+449 local labour force)
  • Retail Trade (-321 local labour force)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+273 local labour force)

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