Bayside Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the Bayside 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 the Bayside Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Bayside 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 the Bayside 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
Bayside Council area - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing900.12.1350.12.1+55
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4460.60.94110.61.0+35
Wholesale Trade2,3523.13.13,1354.74.2-783
Retail Trade7,4779.99.76,3699.59.7+1,108
Accommodation and Food Services6,8959.17.15,2297.86.3+1,666
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6,4968.64.76,0879.14.6+409
Information Media and Telecommunications1,7072.32.21,5572.32.2+150
Financial and Insurance Services4,6006.14.93,9475.94.8+653
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,4251.91.81,1361.71.5+289
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6,4748.58.14,7527.17.4+1,722
Administrative and Support Services3,5664.73.52,6994.03.1+867
Public Administration and Safety4,2475.66.03,6775.55.8+570
Education and Training5,0146.68.43,7845.67.5+1,230
Health Care and Social Assistance8,25810.912.56,75610.110.9+1,502
Arts and Recreation Services1,1971.61.51,0191.51.4+178
Other Services2,6943.63.72,4173.63.5+277
Industry not classified3,9215.24.71,9182.92.3+2,003
Total Persons75,795100.0100.063,361100.0100.0+12,434

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

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Dominant groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (8,258 people or 10.9%)
  • Retail Trade (7,477 people or 9.9%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (6,895 people or 9.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 22,630 people in total or 29.9% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.7% in Retail Trade and 7.1% in Accommodation and Food Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (8.6% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.1% compared to 2.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (9.1% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (6.6% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Industry not classified (+2,003 resident workforce)
  • Construction (+1,755 resident workforce)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+1,722 resident workforce)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+1,666 resident workforce)

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