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Wyong Shire

Employment by industry (Total)

In Wyong Shire, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 7,150 local jobs in 2014/15.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in Wyong Shire. The statistics are modelled by NIEIR to correct for the known undercount of jobs recorded in the Census. They estimate the total number of persons employed in an industry sector (full-time and part-time) in Wyong Shire regardless of where they live. They are updated annually.

By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Wyong Shire's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

Estimated total employment by industry should not be considered as a "Full-Time Equivalent" measure as different industries will have different ratios of part-time and full time employees. Full-time employment by industry statistics are also available.

To see how employment is distributed across the area, see the Employment locations section and to see where people come from to work in these industries, these data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers place of residence by industry data.

More granular sub-categories for each industry sector are available in the Employment by industry (Census) counts. While Census figures undercount employment they do provide a more detailed picture of the specific industries operating in the area.

NOTE: Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment (total) by industry
Wyong Shire2014/152009/10Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2009/10 to 2014/15
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing5481.12.33710.82.4+177
Mining3230.70.94350.90.9-113
Manufacturing4,8529.87.54,75210.28.8+100
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7571.51.19602.11.1-203
Construction4,8769.88.45,41311.68.4-538
Wholesale Trade1,1972.44.61,3632.94.6-166
Retail Trade6,88313.910.46,71414.410.4+169
Accommodation and Food Services4,0198.16.94,2889.26.7-269
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,6003.25.11,5293.35.2+70
Information Media and Telecommunications3410.72.53740.82.5-33
Financial and Insurance Services8161.65.39262.05.3-110
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8021.61.81,0262.21.8-224
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,0654.28.51,7283.78.1+337
Administrative and Support Services2,0384.13.41,6093.43.3+430
Public Administration and Safety2,6405.36.22,9536.36.0-313
Education and Training5,20810.58.13,8168.27.9+1,392
Health Care and Social Assistance7,15014.411.56,31813.511.1+832
Arts and Recreation Services5861.21.56281.31.5-42
Other Services2,8695.84.01,5143.23.9+1,355

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment (total) by industry 2014/15
Employment (total) by industry 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 2.3% Mining, New South Wales: 0.9% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 7.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 1.1% Construction, New South Wales: 8.4% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 4.6% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 10.4% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 6.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 8.5% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 6.2% Education and Training, New South Wales: 8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 11.5% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.5% Other Services, New South Wales: 4.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Wyong Shire: 1.1% Mining, Wyong Shire: 0.7% Manufacturing, Wyong Shire: 9.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wyong Shire: 1.5% Construction, Wyong Shire: 9.8% Wholesale Trade, Wyong Shire: 2.4% Retail Trade, Wyong Shire: 13.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Wyong Shire: 8.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wyong Shire: 3.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wyong Shire: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Wyong Shire: 1.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wyong Shire: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wyong Shire: 4.2% Administrative and Support Services, Wyong Shire: 4.1% Public Administration and Safety, Wyong Shire: 5.3% Education and Training, Wyong Shire: 10.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wyong Shire: 14.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Wyong Shire: 1.2% Other Services, Wyong Shire: 5.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2009/10 to 2014/15
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2009/10 to 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Wyong Shire: +177 Mining, Wyong Shire: -113 Manufacturing, Wyong Shire: +100 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wyong Shire: -203 Construction, Wyong Shire: -538 Wholesale Trade, Wyong Shire: -166 Retail Trade, Wyong Shire: +169 Accommodation and Food Services, Wyong Shire: -269 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wyong Shire: +70 Information Media and Telecommunications, Wyong Shire: -33 Financial and Insurance Services, Wyong Shire: -110 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wyong Shire: -224 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wyong Shire: +337 Administrative and Support Services, Wyong Shire: +430 Public Administration and Safety, Wyong Shire: -313 Education and Training, Wyong Shire: +1,392 Health Care and Social Assistance, Wyong Shire: +832 Arts and Recreation Services, Wyong Shire: -42 Other Services, Wyong Shire: +1,355
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in Wyong Shire in 2014/15 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (7,150 people or 14.4%)
  • Retail Trade (6,883 people or 13.9%)
  • Education and Training (5,208 people or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 19,241 people in total or 38.8% of the local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 11.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.4% in Retail Trade; and 8.1% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of Wyong Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Retail Trade (13.9% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (14.4% compared to 11.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.2% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.6% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in Wyong Shire increased by 2,852 between 2009/10 and 2014/15.

The largest changes in the jobs held by local workers between 2009/10 and 2014/15 in Wyong Shire were for those employed in:

  • Education and Training (+1,392 local workers)
  • Other Services (+1,355 local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+832 local workers)
  • Construction (-538 local workers)

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