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Resident workers - Industry

Education and Training employs more of the Armidale Regional Council’s resident workforce 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 Armidale Regional Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Armidale Regional Council, 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 Armidale Regional Council 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
Armidale Regional Council 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,33010.82.11,24810.22.2+82
Mining540.40.9540.41.00
Manufacturing3202.65.84033.38.4-83
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services920.70.91000.81.1-8
Construction7125.88.47075.87.3+5
Wholesale Trade1951.63.13032.54.4-108
Retail Trade1,33110.89.71,45511.910.3-124
Accommodation and Food Services9557.77.19938.16.7-38
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2762.24.72652.24.9+11
Information Media and Telecommunications1140.92.21181.02.3-4
Financial and Insurance Services2542.14.93232.65.0-69
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1231.01.81341.11.6-11
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6435.28.16545.47.9-11
Administrative and Support Services4163.43.52802.33.3+136
Public Administration and Safety5984.96.06235.16.1-25
Education and Training2,39219.48.42,28518.77.9+107
Health Care and Social Assistance1,69013.712.51,51212.411.6+178
Arts and Recreation Services910.71.51181.01.5-27
Other Services3983.23.74153.43.7-17
Industry not classified3392.84.72051.72.5+134

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers industry of employment, 2016
Resident workers industry of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 2.1% Mining, New South Wales: 0.9% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 5.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 0.9% Construction, New South Wales: 8.4% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 3.1% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 9.7% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 7.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 4.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 8.1% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 6.0% Education and Training, New South Wales: 8.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.5% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.7% Industry not classified, New South Wales: 4.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Armidale Regional Council: 10.8% Mining, Armidale Regional Council: 0.4% Manufacturing, Armidale Regional Council: 2.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Armidale Regional Council: 0.7% Construction, Armidale Regional Council: 5.8% Wholesale Trade, Armidale Regional Council: 1.6% Retail Trade, Armidale Regional Council: 10.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Armidale Regional Council: 7.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Armidale Regional Council: 2.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Armidale Regional Council: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Armidale Regional Council: 2.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Armidale Regional Council: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Armidale Regional Council: 5.2% Administrative and Support Services, Armidale Regional Council: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Armidale Regional Council: 4.9% Education and Training, Armidale Regional Council: 19.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Armidale Regional Council: 13.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Armidale Regional Council: 0.7% Other Services, Armidale Regional Council: 3.2% Industry not classified, Armidale Regional Council: 2.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Armidale Regional Council: +82 Mining, Armidale Regional Council: 0 Manufacturing, Armidale Regional Council: -83 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Armidale Regional Council: -8 Construction, Armidale Regional Council: +5 Wholesale Trade, Armidale Regional Council: -108 Retail Trade, Armidale Regional Council: -124 Accommodation and Food Services, Armidale Regional Council: -38 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Armidale Regional Council: +11 Information Media and Telecommunications, Armidale Regional Council: -4 Financial and Insurance Services, Armidale Regional Council: -69 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Armidale Regional Council: -11 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Armidale Regional Council: -11 Administrative and Support Services, Armidale Regional Council: +136 Public Administration and Safety, Armidale Regional Council: -25 Education and Training, Armidale Regional Council: +107 Health Care and Social Assistance, Armidale Regional Council: +178 Arts and Recreation Services, Armidale Regional Council: -27 Other Services, Armidale Regional Council: -17 Industry not classified, Armidale Regional Council: +134
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in Armidale Regional Council in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Education and Training (2,392 people or 19.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,690 people or 13.7%)
  • Retail Trade (1,331 people or 10.8%)

In combination these three industries employed 5,413 people in total or 43.9% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 8.4% in Education and Training; 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.7% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of the Armidale Regional Council and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (19.4% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.8% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (2.6% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.2% compared to 8.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the Armidale Regional Council were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+178 resident workforce)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+136 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+134 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-124 resident workforce)

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