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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Bathurst Regional Council area’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 Bathurst Regional Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Bathurst Regional Council area, 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 Bathurst Regional Council area 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
Bathurst Regional Council area 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7033.92.16903.92.2+13
Mining2621.40.93071.81.0-45
Manufacturing1,4988.25.81,90010.88.4-402
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2311.30.93922.21.1-161
Construction1,5118.38.41,2176.97.3+294
Wholesale Trade3021.73.13892.24.4-87
Retail Trade1,91410.59.71,95911.210.3-45
Accommodation and Food Services1,3137.27.11,2827.36.7+31
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6333.54.77124.14.9-79
Information Media and Telecommunications2681.52.22951.72.3-27
Financial and Insurance Services2561.44.92451.45.0+11
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2371.31.82281.31.6+9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7244.08.16383.67.9+86
Administrative and Support Services5463.03.54432.53.3+103
Public Administration and Safety1,5898.76.01,4838.56.1+106
Education and Training2,18012.08.42,11112.07.9+69
Health Care and Social Assistance2,44313.412.52,05511.711.6+388
Arts and Recreation Services2371.31.51721.01.5+65
Other Services6773.73.76603.83.7+17
Industry not classified6503.64.73522.02.5+298

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, Bathurst Regional Council area: 3.9% Mining, Bathurst Regional Council area: 1.4% Manufacturing, Bathurst Regional Council area: 8.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 1.3% Construction, Bathurst Regional Council area: 8.3% Wholesale Trade, Bathurst Regional Council area: 1.7% Retail Trade, Bathurst Regional Council area: 10.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 7.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bathurst Regional Council area: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Bathurst Regional Council area: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 1.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 4.0% Administrative and Support Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, Bathurst Regional Council area: 8.7% Education and Training, Bathurst Regional Council area: 12.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Bathurst Regional Council area: 13.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 1.3% Other Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 3.7% Industry not classified, Bathurst Regional Council area: 3.6%
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, Bathurst Regional Council area: +13 Mining, Bathurst Regional Council area: -45 Manufacturing, Bathurst Regional Council area: -402 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: -161 Construction, Bathurst Regional Council area: +294 Wholesale Trade, Bathurst Regional Council area: -87 Retail Trade, Bathurst Regional Council area: -45 Accommodation and Food Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: +31 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bathurst Regional Council area: -79 Information Media and Telecommunications, Bathurst Regional Council area: -27 Financial and Insurance Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: +11 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: +9 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: +86 Administrative and Support Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: +103 Public Administration and Safety, Bathurst Regional Council area: +106 Education and Training, Bathurst Regional Council area: +69 Health Care and Social Assistance, Bathurst Regional Council area: +388 Arts and Recreation Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: +65 Other Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: +17 Industry not classified, Bathurst Regional Council area: +298
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 Bathurst Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,443 people or 13.4%)
  • Education and Training (2,180 people or 12.0%)
  • Retail Trade (1,914 people or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries employed 6,537 people in total or 36.0% of the total resident workforce.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (12.0% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (8.7% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.0% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.4% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Manufacturing (-402 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+388 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+298 resident workforce)
  • Construction (+294 resident workforce)

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