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Resident workers - Industry

Construction employs more of Camden 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 Camden Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Camden 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 Camden 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
Camden Council area 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3790.92.13011.02.2+78
Mining1940.50.91250.41.0+69
Manufacturing3,0587.65.83,19911.18.4-141
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4441.10.93731.31.1+71
Construction4,90412.38.42,8479.97.3+2,057
Wholesale Trade1,4603.63.11,5255.34.4-65
Retail Trade4,25210.69.73,15511.010.3+1,097
Accommodation and Food Services2,0755.27.11,3784.86.7+697
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,6816.74.72,0467.14.9+635
Information Media and Telecommunications4891.22.24061.42.3+83
Financial and Insurance Services1,4903.74.91,0853.85.0+405
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7651.91.85281.81.6+237
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,0225.18.11,4335.07.9+589
Administrative and Support Services1,1422.93.58022.83.3+340
Public Administration and Safety2,7736.96.01,9146.76.1+859
Education and Training3,7149.38.42,6579.27.9+1,057
Health Care and Social Assistance4,13510.312.52,8129.811.6+1,323
Arts and Recreation Services5401.31.53931.41.5+147
Other Services1,6034.03.71,1534.03.7+450
Industry not classified1,9084.84.76302.22.5+1,278

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, Camden Council area: 0.9% Mining, Camden Council area: 0.5% Manufacturing, Camden Council area: 7.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Camden Council area: 1.1% Construction, Camden Council area: 12.3% Wholesale Trade, Camden Council area: 3.6% Retail Trade, Camden Council area: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Camden Council area: 5.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Camden Council area: 6.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Camden Council area: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Camden Council area: 3.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Camden Council area: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Camden Council area: 5.1% Administrative and Support Services, Camden Council area: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Camden Council area: 6.9% Education and Training, Camden Council area: 9.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Camden Council area: 10.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Camden Council area: 1.3% Other Services, Camden Council area: 4.0% Industry not classified, Camden Council area: 4.8%
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, Camden Council area: +78 Mining, Camden Council area: +69 Manufacturing, Camden Council area: -141 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Camden Council area: +71 Construction, Camden Council area: +2,057 Wholesale Trade, Camden Council area: -65 Retail Trade, Camden Council area: +1,097 Accommodation and Food Services, Camden Council area: +697 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Camden Council area: +635 Information Media and Telecommunications, Camden Council area: +83 Financial and Insurance Services, Camden Council area: +405 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Camden Council area: +237 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Camden Council area: +589 Administrative and Support Services, Camden Council area: +340 Public Administration and Safety, Camden Council area: +859 Education and Training, Camden Council area: +1,057 Health Care and Social Assistance, Camden Council area: +1,323 Arts and Recreation Services, Camden Council area: +147 Other Services, Camden Council area: +450 Industry not classified, Camden Council area: +1,278
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 Camden Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (4,904 people or 12.3%)
  • Retail Trade (4,252 people or 10.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (4,135 people or 10.3%)

In combination these three industries employed 13,291 people in total or 33.2% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 8.4% in Construction; 9.7% in Retail Trade; and 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (12.3% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (6.7% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.1% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (10.3% compared to 12.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Construction (+2,057 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,323 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+1,278 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (+1,097 resident workforce)

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