Bayside Council area

Employment by industry (FTE)

In Bayside Council area, Transport, Postal and Warehousing is the largest employer, generating 22,365 FTE jobs in 2019/20.

Full-time equivalent (FTE) employment is modelled by NIEIR and takes into account differences in hours worked between industry sectors. It is a measure that allows direct comparison of employment between industries in Bayside Council area.

Typically, industries such as Retail Trade and Accommodation and Food Services, which employ many part-time workers, have lower FTE employment than total employment.

FTE employment is calculated directly by dividing the total hours worked in each industry by 38. By comparing the number of full-time equivalent jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Bayside Council area'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.

FTE employment should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (Census), for a full understanding of the industry breakdown in the area. Worker productivity data shows the value of a worker in each industry to the local economy. Employment locations shows where employment is taking place in each industry sector.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Please note: FTE employment is derived from Census data but has been corrected for the known undercount of employment in the Census. Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in thespecific topic notes section.
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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
Bayside Council area2019/202014/15Change
IndustryNumber%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing680.12.6920.12.9-24
Mining80.01.140.01.3+4
Manufacturing5,2976.77.26,0997.98.2-803
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4360.61.24440.61.2-8
Construction7,6939.810.69,75012.69.7-2,056
Wholesale Trade2,4863.23.63,4684.54.1-982
Retail Trade7,6569.78.66,3828.28.8+1,274
Accommodation and Food Services5,8857.55.54,3625.65.9+1,523
Transport, Postal and Warehousing22,36528.55.725,25232.55.9-2,887
Information Media and Telecommunications6810.92.26880.92.5-7
Financial and Insurance Services1,0071.35.68701.15.3+137
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,7072.21.81,5712.02.0+137
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4,7886.110.83,4564.59.5+1,332
Administrative and Support Services3,5814.63.02,9503.83.0+631
Public Administration and Safety4,2485.45.93,4124.45.6+835
Education and Training2,5573.37.52,1662.87.5+392
Health Care and Social Assistance5,1536.612.13,5984.610.9+1,554
Arts and Recreation Services4840.61.44420.61.4+42
Other Services2,4293.13.72,6093.44.2-180
Total industries78,530100.0100.077,615100.0100.0+915

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures. Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in Bayside Council area in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (22,365 people or 28.5%)
  • Construction (7,693 people or 9.8%)
  • Retail Trade (7,656 people or 9.7%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 37,714 people in total or 48.0% of the local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 5.7% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; 10.6% in Construction and 8.6% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Bayside Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (28.5% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (6.6% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (6.1% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.3% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of full-time equivalent local workers in Bayside Council area increased by increased by 915 between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Bayside Council area were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,554 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+1,523 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+1,332 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Retail Trade (+1,274 full-time equivalent local workers)

Bayside Council

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