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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of City of Canterbury Bankstown’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 City of Canterbury Bankstown residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in City of Canterbury Bankstown, 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 City of Canterbury Bankstown 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
City of Canterbury Bankstown 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2510.22.11240.12.2+127
Mining1050.10.9830.11.0+22
Manufacturing9,1896.65.812,80710.38.4-3,618
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services8530.60.99610.81.1-108
Construction13,1149.58.410,0028.07.3+3,112
Wholesale Trade4,7513.43.16,6525.34.4-1,901
Retail Trade14,41610.49.713,66011.010.3+756
Accommodation and Food Services10,0537.37.18,8737.16.7+1,180
Transport, Postal and Warehousing10,5907.74.710,1458.14.9+445
Information Media and Telecommunications2,7292.02.22,6852.22.3+44
Financial and Insurance Services6,9175.04.96,4455.25.0+472
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,0951.51.81,7651.41.6+330
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8,7596.38.17,3975.97.9+1,362
Administrative and Support Services5,4563.93.54,4993.63.3+957
Public Administration and Safety6,9745.06.06,5495.36.1+425
Education and Training10,0287.38.47,9836.47.9+2,045
Health Care and Social Assistance14,97610.812.512,3719.911.6+2,605
Arts and Recreation Services1,9001.41.51,6231.31.5+277
Other Services6,0054.33.75,5484.53.7+457
Industry not classified9,0386.54.74,3593.52.5+4,679

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, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 0.2% Mining, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 0.6% Construction, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 9.5% Wholesale Trade, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 3.4% Retail Trade, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 10.4% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 7.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 7.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.3% Administrative and Support Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 5.0% Education and Training, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 7.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 10.8% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.4% Other Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.3% Industry not classified, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.5%
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, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +127 Mining, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +22 Manufacturing, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -3,618 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -108 Construction, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +3,112 Wholesale Trade, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -1,901 Retail Trade, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +756 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +1,180 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +445 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +44 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +472 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +330 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +1,362 Administrative and Support Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +957 Public Administration and Safety, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +425 Education and Training, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +2,045 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +2,605 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +277 Other Services, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +457 Industry not classified, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +4,679
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 City of Canterbury Bankstown in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (14,976 people or 10.8%)
  • Retail Trade (14,416 people or 10.4%)
  • Construction (13,114 people or 9.5%)

In combination these three industries employed 42,506 people in total or 30.8% of the total resident workforce.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of City of Canterbury Bankstown and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (7.7% compared to 4.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Industry not classified (6.5% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.2% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (6.3% compared to 8.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in City of Canterbury Bankstown were for those employed in:

  • Industry not classified (+4,679 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-3,618 resident workforce)
  • Construction (+3,112 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+2,605 resident workforce)

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