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Bega Valley Shire

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Bega Valley Shire’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 Bega Valley Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Bega Valley Shire, 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 Bega Valley Shire 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
Bega Valley Shire 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing9247.02.18526.52.2+72
Mining330.30.9320.21.0+1
Manufacturing1,0608.15.81,2189.38.4-158
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1301.00.91351.01.1-5
Construction1,2029.18.41,1408.77.3+62
Wholesale Trade2411.83.13602.84.4-119
Retail Trade1,52411.69.71,60012.310.3-76
Accommodation and Food Services1,41210.77.11,45011.16.7-38
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4393.34.75504.24.9-111
Information Media and Telecommunications1130.92.21150.92.3-2
Financial and Insurance Services1781.44.92041.65.0-26
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1821.41.81821.41.60
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5614.38.15654.37.9-4
Administrative and Support Services4283.33.53442.63.3+84
Public Administration and Safety6975.36.06805.26.1+17
Education and Training9887.58.41,0167.87.9-28
Health Care and Social Assistance1,89514.412.51,70013.011.6+195
Arts and Recreation Services2181.71.51891.41.5+29
Other Services4623.53.74373.43.7+25
Industry not classified4773.64.72752.12.5+202

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, Bega Valley Shire: 7.0% Mining, Bega Valley Shire: 0.3% Manufacturing, Bega Valley Shire: 8.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bega Valley Shire: 1.0% Construction, Bega Valley Shire: 9.1% Wholesale Trade, Bega Valley Shire: 1.8% Retail Trade, Bega Valley Shire: 11.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Bega Valley Shire: 10.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bega Valley Shire: 3.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Bega Valley Shire: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Bega Valley Shire: 1.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bega Valley Shire: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bega Valley Shire: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Bega Valley Shire: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Bega Valley Shire: 5.3% Education and Training, Bega Valley Shire: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Bega Valley Shire: 14.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Bega Valley Shire: 1.7% Other Services, Bega Valley Shire: 3.5% Industry not classified, Bega Valley Shire: 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, Bega Valley Shire: +72 Mining, Bega Valley Shire: +1 Manufacturing, Bega Valley Shire: -158 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bega Valley Shire: -5 Construction, Bega Valley Shire: +62 Wholesale Trade, Bega Valley Shire: -119 Retail Trade, Bega Valley Shire: -76 Accommodation and Food Services, Bega Valley Shire: -38 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bega Valley Shire: -111 Information Media and Telecommunications, Bega Valley Shire: -2 Financial and Insurance Services, Bega Valley Shire: -26 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bega Valley Shire: 0 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bega Valley Shire: -4 Administrative and Support Services, Bega Valley Shire: +84 Public Administration and Safety, Bega Valley Shire: +17 Education and Training, Bega Valley Shire: -28 Health Care and Social Assistance, Bega Valley Shire: +195 Arts and Recreation Services, Bega Valley Shire: +29 Other Services, Bega Valley Shire: +25 Industry not classified, Bega Valley Shire: +202
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 Bega Valley Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,895 people or 14.4%)
  • Retail Trade (1,524 people or 11.6%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (1,412 people or 10.7%)

In combination these three industries employed 4,831 people in total or 36.7% 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 Bega Valley Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (7.0% compared to 2.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (10.7% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.3% 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 Bega Valley Shire were for those employed in:

  • Industry not classified (+202 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+195 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-158 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-119 resident workforce)

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