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Employment by industry (FTE)

In City of Canterbury Bankstown, Manufacturing is the largest employer, generating 16,539 FTE jobs in 2017/18.

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.

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 the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
City of Canterbury Bankstown2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1610.22.51560.22.9+4
Mining960.11.2380.01.5+58
Manufacturing16,53917.27.917,01318.28.8-474
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,2631.31.19481.01.2+315
Construction11,59512.010.713,96114.99.1-2,366
Wholesale Trade5,4195.63.85,7086.14.3-289
Retail Trade8,3558.78.38,4779.18.9-122
Accommodation and Food Services4,7104.95.74,9315.36.1-221
Transport, Postal and Warehousing8,4678.85.87,9938.55.7+474
Information Media and Telecommunications8970.92.61,1571.22.8-260
Financial and Insurance Services1,3071.45.21,3861.55.4-79
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,4131.51.91,2331.31.8+180
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4,1234.310.43,3953.69.3+728
Administrative and Support Services2,5372.63.02,4032.63.3+134
Public Administration and Safety3,8804.05.53,9764.25.8-96
Education and Training8,0058.37.56,5857.06.9+1,420
Health Care and Social Assistance11,99512.511.49,2049.810.6+2,791
Arts and Recreation Services9651.01.57890.81.5+176
Other Services4,5844.83.84,2274.54.0+357

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 (FTE) 2017/18
Employment (FTE) 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 2.5% Mining, New South Wales: 1.2% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 1.1% Construction, New South Wales: 10.7% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 3.8% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 8.3% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 5.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 10.4% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 5.5% Education and Training, New South Wales: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 11.4% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.5% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 0.2% Mining, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 17.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.3% Construction, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 12.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 5.6% Retail Trade, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 8.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 8.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.0% Education and Training, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.0% Other Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in employment (FTE), 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +4 Mining, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +58 Manufacturing, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -474 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +315 Construction, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -2,366 Wholesale Trade, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -289 Retail Trade, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -122 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -221 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +474 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -260 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -79 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +180 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +728 Administrative and Support Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +134 Public Administration and Safety, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -96 Education and Training, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +1,420 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +2,791 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +176 Other Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +357
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 full-time equivalent local workers in City of Canterbury Bankstown in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (16,539 full-time equivalent local workers or 17.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (11,995 full-time equivalent local workers or 12.5%)
  • Construction (11,595 full-time equivalent local workers or 12.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 40,129 people in total or 41.7% of local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 7.9% in Manufacturing; 11.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.7% in Construction.

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 (17.2% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (8.8% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.3% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.4% compared to 5.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in City of Canterbury Bankstown increased by 2,732 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in City of Canterbury Bankstown were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+2,791 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (-2,366 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Education and Training (+1,420 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+728 full-time equivalent local workers)

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