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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Burwood 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 Burwood Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Burwood 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 Burwood 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
Burwood Council area - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing340.22.1200.12.1+14
Mining270.20.9180.10.9+9
Manufacturing6854.05.89045.67.9-219
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services950.60.91020.61.0-7
Construction1,1366.68.49045.66.9+232
Wholesale Trade5303.13.17454.64.2-215
Retail Trade1,6799.89.71,5709.79.7+109
Accommodation and Food Services1,78810.47.11,4869.26.3+302
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6703.94.76704.14.6--
Information Media and Telecommunications4472.62.24342.72.2+13
Financial and Insurance Services1,2077.04.91,0986.84.8+109
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3762.21.82741.71.5+102
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,73110.18.11,4188.87.4+313
Administrative and Support Services7344.33.55983.73.1+136
Public Administration and Safety7554.46.06714.15.8+84
Education and Training1,2857.58.41,1096.87.5+176
Health Care and Social Assistance2,12512.412.51,86211.510.9+263
Arts and Recreation Services2311.31.51951.21.4+36
Other Services5533.23.75613.53.5-8
Industry not classified1,0726.24.74592.82.3+613
Total Persons17,160100.0100.015,098100.0100.0+2,062

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 Burwood Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,125 people or 12.4%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (1,788 people or 10.4%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1,731 people or 10.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 5,644 people in total or 32.9% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 7.1% in Accommodation and Food Services and 8.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (10.4% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (7.0% compared to 4.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (10.1% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.2% compared to 2.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Industry not classified (+613 resident workforce)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+313 resident workforce)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+302 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+263 resident workforce)

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