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Employment by industry (Total)

In Burwood Council area, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 3,285 local jobs in 2017/18.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in Burwood Council area. The statistics are modelled by NIEIR to correct for the known undercount of jobs recorded in the Census. They estimate the total number of persons employed in an industry sector (full-time and part-time) in Burwood Council area regardless of where they live. They are updated annually.

By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Burwood 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.

Estimated total employment by industry should not be considered as a "Full-Time Equivalent" measure as different industries will have different ratios of part-time and full time employees. Full-time employment by industry statistics are also available.

To see how employment is distributed across the area, see the Employment locations section and to see where people come from to work in these industries, these data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers place of residence by industry data.

More granular sub-categories for each industry sector are available in the Employment by industry (Census) counts. While Census figures undercount employment they do provide a more detailed picture of the specific industries operating in the area.

NOTE: Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment (total) by industry
Burwood Council area2017/182012/13Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing130.12.250.02.2+8
Mining00.01.120.01.2-2
Manufacturing1981.06.52311.28.0-33
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services60.00.9230.11.1-17
Construction2,15210.59.31,1125.98.2+1,040
Wholesale Trade850.43.26273.34.2-542
Retail Trade2,80113.610.02,45513.010.1+346
Accommodation and Food Services1,5127.47.51,1856.37.1+328
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,2005.84.81,8109.65.2-610
Information Media and Telecommunications1660.82.25332.82.6-367
Financial and Insurance Services8574.25.06483.45.1+209
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4792.31.74772.51.8+2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,4507.08.71,3177.08.3+133
Administrative and Support Services5522.73.46343.43.5-82
Public Administration and Safety1,8739.15.81,3307.16.0+542
Education and Training3,18915.59.12,55213.58.2+637
Health Care and Social Assistance3,28516.013.33,20617.011.7+79
Arts and Recreation Services990.51.61190.61.7-20
Other Services6543.23.76013.23.9+53

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Employment (total) by industry 2017/18
Employment (total) by industry 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 2.2% Mining, New South Wales: 1.1% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 6.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 0.9% Construction, New South Wales: 9.3% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 3.2% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 10.0% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 7.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 8.7% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 5.8% Education and Training, New South Wales: 9.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 13.3% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.6% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Burwood Council area: 0.1% Mining, Burwood Council area: 0.0% Manufacturing, Burwood Council area: 1.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Burwood Council area: 0.0% Construction, Burwood Council area: 10.5% Wholesale Trade, Burwood Council area: 0.4% Retail Trade, Burwood Council area: 13.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Burwood Council area: 7.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Burwood Council area: 5.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Burwood Council area: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Burwood Council area: 4.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Burwood Council area: 2.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Burwood Council area: 7.0% Administrative and Support Services, Burwood Council area: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Burwood Council area: 9.1% Education and Training, Burwood Council area: 15.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Burwood Council area: 16.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Burwood Council area: 0.5% Other Services, Burwood Council area: 3.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Burwood Council area: +8 Mining, Burwood Council area: -2 Manufacturing, Burwood Council area: -33 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Burwood Council area: -17 Construction, Burwood Council area: +1,040 Wholesale Trade, Burwood Council area: -542 Retail Trade, Burwood Council area: +346 Accommodation and Food Services, Burwood Council area: +328 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Burwood Council area: -610 Information Media and Telecommunications, Burwood Council area: -367 Financial and Insurance Services, Burwood Council area: +209 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Burwood Council area: +2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Burwood Council area: +133 Administrative and Support Services, Burwood Council area: -82 Public Administration and Safety, Burwood Council area: +542 Education and Training, Burwood Council area: +637 Health Care and Social Assistance, Burwood Council area: +79 Arts and Recreation Services, Burwood Council area: -20 Other Services, Burwood Council area: +53
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in Burwood Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3,285 people or 16.0%)
  • Education and Training (3,189 people or 15.5%)
  • Retail Trade (2,801 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 9,275 people in total or 45.1% of the local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 13.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.1% in Education and Training; and 10.0% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of Burwood Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Education and Training (15.5% compared to 9.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Retail Trade (13.6% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (9.1% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Manufacturing (1.0% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in Burwood Council area increased by 1,704 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the jobs held by local workers between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Burwood Council area were for those employed in:

  • Construction (+1,040 local workers)
  • Education and Training (+637 local workers)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-610 local workers)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+542 local workers)

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