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Burwood Council area

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.

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

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Resident workers industry of employment
Burwood Council area 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing340.22.1200.12.2+14
Mining270.20.9180.11.0+9
Manufacturing6854.05.89046.08.4-219
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services950.60.91020.71.1-7
Construction1,1366.68.49046.07.3+232
Wholesale Trade5303.13.17454.94.4-215
Retail Trade1,6799.89.71,57010.410.3+109
Accommodation and Food Services1,78810.47.11,4869.86.7+302
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6703.94.76704.44.90
Information Media and Telecommunications4472.62.24342.92.3+13
Financial and Insurance Services1,2077.04.91,0987.35.0+109
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3762.21.82741.81.6+102
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,73110.18.11,4189.47.9+313
Administrative and Support Services7344.33.55984.03.3+136
Public Administration and Safety7554.46.06714.46.1+84
Education and Training1,2857.58.41,1097.37.9+176
Health Care and Social Assistance2,12512.412.51,86212.311.6+263
Arts and Recreation Services2311.31.51951.31.5+36
Other Services5533.23.75613.73.7-8
Industry not classified1,0726.24.74593.02.5+613

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, Burwood Council area: 0.2% Mining, Burwood Council area: 0.2% Manufacturing, Burwood Council area: 4.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Burwood Council area: 0.6% Construction, Burwood Council area: 6.6% Wholesale Trade, Burwood Council area: 3.1% Retail Trade, Burwood Council area: 9.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Burwood Council area: 10.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Burwood Council area: 3.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Burwood Council area: 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Burwood Council area: 7.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Burwood Council area: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Burwood Council area: 10.1% Administrative and Support Services, Burwood Council area: 4.3% Public Administration and Safety, Burwood Council area: 4.4% Education and Training, Burwood Council area: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Burwood Council area: 12.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Burwood Council area: 1.3% Other Services, Burwood Council area: 3.2% Industry not classified, Burwood Council area: 6.2%
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, Burwood Council area: +14 Mining, Burwood Council area: +9 Manufacturing, Burwood Council area: -219 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Burwood Council area: -7 Construction, Burwood Council area: +232 Wholesale Trade, Burwood Council area: -215 Retail Trade, Burwood Council area: +109 Accommodation and Food Services, Burwood Council area: +302 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Burwood Council area: 0 Information Media and Telecommunications, Burwood Council area: +13 Financial and Insurance Services, Burwood Council area: +109 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Burwood Council area: +102 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Burwood Council area: +313 Administrative and Support Services, Burwood Council area: +136 Public Administration and Safety, Burwood Council area: +84 Education and Training, Burwood Council area: +176 Health Care and Social Assistance, Burwood Council area: +263 Arts and Recreation Services, Burwood Council area: +36 Other Services, Burwood Council area: -8 Industry not classified, Burwood Council area: +613
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 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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