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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Manufacturing employs more of the City of Wyndham’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 the City of Wyndham residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Wyndham, 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 the City of Wyndham 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
City of Wyndham 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing4560.62.34920.92.7-36
Mining1200.20.4850.20.3+35
Manufacturing9,15911.910.77,64414.312.5+1,515
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services8071.01.14210.80.9+386
Construction6,4188.38.34,2557.97.5+2,163
Wholesale Trade4,0035.24.52,9535.54.9+1,050
Retail Trade8,18610.610.86,20411.611.5+1,982
Accommodation and Food Services4,1905.46.12,8175.35.8+1,373
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6,9809.04.74,6948.84.6+2,286
Information Media and Telecommunications1,5942.12.01,0852.02.2+509
Financial and Insurance Services3,8755.04.12,3034.34.1+1,572
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,1121.41.47121.31.4+400
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4,9356.47.82,7925.27.2+2,143
Administrative and Support Services3,0333.93.32,0243.83.3+1,009
Public Administration and Safety4,8016.25.33,6066.75.2+1,195
Education and Training4,4895.88.02,9055.47.7+1,584
Health Care and Social Assistance7,1699.311.64,3208.110.4+2,849
Arts and Recreation Services1,4611.91.79281.71.6+533
Other Services2,5983.43.61,8623.53.6+736
Industry not classified1,8712.42.41,4212.72.6+450

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, Victoria: 2.3% Mining, Victoria: 0.4% Manufacturing, Victoria: 10.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Victoria: 1.1% Construction, Victoria: 8.3% Wholesale Trade, Victoria: 4.5% Retail Trade, Victoria: 10.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Victoria: 6.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Victoria: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Victoria: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Victoria: 4.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Victoria: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Victoria: 7.8% Administrative and Support Services, Victoria: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Victoria: 5.3% Education and Training, Victoria: 8.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Victoria: 11.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Victoria: 1.7% Other Services, Victoria: 3.6% Industry not classified, Victoria: 2.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Wyndham: 0.6% Mining, City of Wyndham: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Wyndham: 11.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Wyndham: 1.0% Construction, City of Wyndham: 8.3% Wholesale Trade, City of Wyndham: 5.2% Retail Trade, City of Wyndham: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Wyndham: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Wyndham: 9.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Wyndham: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Wyndham: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Wyndham: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Wyndham: 6.4% Administrative and Support Services, City of Wyndham: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, City of Wyndham: 6.2% Education and Training, City of Wyndham: 5.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Wyndham: 9.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Wyndham: 1.9% Other Services, City of Wyndham: 3.4% Industry not classified, City of Wyndham: 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, City of Wyndham: -36 Mining, City of Wyndham: +35 Manufacturing, City of Wyndham: +1,515 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Wyndham: +386 Construction, City of Wyndham: +2,163 Wholesale Trade, City of Wyndham: +1,050 Retail Trade, City of Wyndham: +1,982 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Wyndham: +1,373 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Wyndham: +2,286 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Wyndham: +509 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Wyndham: +1,572 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Wyndham: +400 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Wyndham: +2,143 Administrative and Support Services, City of Wyndham: +1,009 Public Administration and Safety, City of Wyndham: +1,195 Education and Training, City of Wyndham: +1,584 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Wyndham: +2,849 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Wyndham: +533 Other Services, City of Wyndham: +736 Industry not classified, City of Wyndham: +450
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 City of Wyndham in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (9,159 people or 11.9%)
  • Retail Trade (8,186 people or 10.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (7,169 people or 9.3%)

In combination these three industries employed 24,514 people in total or 31.7% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Victoria employed 10.7% in Manufacturing; 10.8% in Retail Trade; and 11.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the City of Wyndham and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (9.0% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (9.3% compared to 11.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Education and Training (5.8% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.6% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+2,849 local labour force)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+2,286 local labour force)
  • Construction (+2,163 local labour force)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+2,143 local labour force)

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