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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Public Administration and Safety employs more of the Yass Valley’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 Yass Valley residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Yass Valley, 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 Yass Valley 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
Yass Valley 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Australian Capital Territory%Number%Australian Capital Territory%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing6428.30.269110.20.3-49
Mining110.10.1100.10.0+1
Manufacturing2162.82.12423.62.6-26
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1542.00.81191.80.7+35
Construction78610.16.16179.15.5+169
Wholesale Trade1722.21.21582.31.5+14
Retail Trade6198.07.66289.38.7-9
Accommodation and Food Services5036.55.84586.85.8+45
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2343.02.22313.42.4+3
Information Media and Telecommunications1081.41.91031.52.2+5
Financial and Insurance Services1211.61.8991.52.0+22
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services981.31.2911.31.3+7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6428.39.85347.99.5+108
Administrative and Support Services1602.12.41382.02.5+22
Public Administration and Safety1,48319.132.71,07916.030.1+404
Education and Training6258.18.85037.59.0+122
Health Care and Social Assistance6818.89.26129.18.8+69
Arts and Recreation Services1061.41.7701.01.8+36
Other Services2483.23.21992.93.4+49
Industry not classified1552.01.41692.51.9-14

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, Australian Capital Territory: 0.2% Mining, Australian Capital Territory: 0.1% Manufacturing, Australian Capital Territory: 2.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Australian Capital Territory: 0.8% Construction, Australian Capital Territory: 6.1% Wholesale Trade, Australian Capital Territory: 1.2% Retail Trade, Australian Capital Territory: 7.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Australian Capital Territory: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Australian Capital Territory: 2.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Australian Capital Territory: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Australian Capital Territory: 1.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Australian Capital Territory: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Australian Capital Territory: 9.8% Administrative and Support Services, Australian Capital Territory: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Australian Capital Territory: 32.7% Education and Training, Australian Capital Territory: 8.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Australian Capital Territory: 9.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Australian Capital Territory: 1.7% Other Services, Australian Capital Territory: 3.2% Industry not classified, Australian Capital Territory: 1.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Yass Valley: 8.3% Mining, Yass Valley: 0.1% Manufacturing, Yass Valley: 2.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Yass Valley: 2.0% Construction, Yass Valley: 10.1% Wholesale Trade, Yass Valley: 2.2% Retail Trade, Yass Valley: 8.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Yass Valley: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Yass Valley: 3.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Yass Valley: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Yass Valley: 1.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Yass Valley: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Yass Valley: 8.3% Administrative and Support Services, Yass Valley: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Yass Valley: 19.1% Education and Training, Yass Valley: 8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Yass Valley: 8.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Yass Valley: 1.4% Other Services, Yass Valley: 3.2% Industry not classified, Yass Valley: 2.0%
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, Yass Valley: -49 Mining, Yass Valley: +1 Manufacturing, Yass Valley: -26 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Yass Valley: +35 Construction, Yass Valley: +169 Wholesale Trade, Yass Valley: +14 Retail Trade, Yass Valley: -9 Accommodation and Food Services, Yass Valley: +45 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Yass Valley: +3 Information Media and Telecommunications, Yass Valley: +5 Financial and Insurance Services, Yass Valley: +22 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Yass Valley: +7 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Yass Valley: +108 Administrative and Support Services, Yass Valley: +22 Public Administration and Safety, Yass Valley: +404 Education and Training, Yass Valley: +122 Health Care and Social Assistance, Yass Valley: +69 Arts and Recreation Services, Yass Valley: +36 Other Services, Yass Valley: +49 Industry not classified, Yass Valley: -14
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 Yass Valley in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Public Administration and Safety (1,483 people or 19.1%)
  • Construction (786 people or 10.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (681 people or 8.8%)

In combination these three industries employed 2,950 people in total or 38.0% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Australian Capital Territory employed 32.7% in Public Administration and Safety; 6.1% in Construction; and 9.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the Yass Valley and Australian Capital Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (8.3% compared to 0.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Construction (10.1% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Public Administration and Safety (19.1% compared to 32.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (8.3% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Public Administration and Safety (+404 local labour force)
  • Construction (+169 local labour force)
  • Education and Training (+122 local labour force)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+108 local labour force)

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