City of Canterbury Bankstown

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City of Canterbury Bankstown

Employment by industry (FTE)

In City of Canterbury Bankstown, Manufacturing is the largest employer, generating 15,544 FTE jobs in 2018/19.

Full-time equivalent (FTE) employment is modelled by NIEIR and takes into account differences in hours worked between industry sectors. It is a measure that allows direct comparison of employment between industries in City of Canterbury Bankstown.

Typically, industries such as Retail Trade and Accommodation and Food Services, which employ many part-time workers, have lower FTE employment than total employment.

FTE employment is calculated directly by dividing the total hours worked in each industry by 38. By comparing the number of full-time equivalent jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of City of Canterbury Bankstown'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.

FTE employment should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (Census), for a full understanding of the industry breakdown in the area. Worker productivity data shows the value of a worker in each industry to the local economy. Employment locations shows where employment is taking place in each industry sector.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Please note: FTE employment is derived from Census data but has been corrected for the known undercount of employment in the Census. Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in thespecific topic notes section.
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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
City of Canterbury Bankstown2018/192013/14Change
IndustryNumber%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1280.12.51320.13.0-4
Mining2220.21.1490.11.4+173
Manufacturing15,54415.97.516,48417.98.5-940
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,2811.31.11,0511.11.3+230
Construction11,55411.810.712,12913.29.4-574
Wholesale Trade6,0566.23.65,6556.24.3+401
Retail Trade8,6258.88.58,3209.18.9+305
Accommodation and Food Services4,8835.05.84,4894.96.0+394
Transport, Postal and Warehousing9,94510.25.98,5339.35.8+1,412
Information Media and Telecommunications7330.82.31,0161.12.5-283
Financial and Insurance Services1,3391.45.31,3421.55.5-3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,3891.41.91,3161.42.0+73
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4,0994.210.83,3033.69.1+796
Administrative and Support Services2,4102.53.02,2212.43.0+189
Public Administration and Safety4,0254.15.63,9274.35.8+98
Education and Training7,8668.07.47,0197.67.2+846
Health Care and Social Assistance11,49911.811.69,57310.410.7+1,926
Arts and Recreation Services1,3171.31.59011.01.4+416
Other Services4,8475.03.84,4404.84.2+407
Total industries97,763100.0100.091,903100.0100.0+5,860

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures. Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in City of Canterbury Bankstown in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (15,544 people or 15.9%)
  • Construction (11,554 people or 11.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (11,499 people or 11.8%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 38,597 people in total or 39.5% of the local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 7.5% in Manufacturing; 10.7% in Construction and 11.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of City of Canterbury Bankstown and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (15.9% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.2% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (10.2% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.4% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of full-time equivalent local workers in City of Canterbury Bankstown increased by increased by 5,860 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in City of Canterbury Bankstown were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,926 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+1,412 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Education and Training (+846 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+796 full-time equivalent local workers)

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