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City of Canterbury Bankstown

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.

Data source

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 - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2510.22.11240.12.1+127
Mining1050.10.9830.10.9+22
Manufacturing9,1896.65.812,8079.57.9-3,618
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services8530.60.99610.71.0-108
Construction13,1149.58.410,0027.46.9+3,112
Wholesale Trade4,7513.43.16,6524.94.2-1,901
Retail Trade14,41610.49.713,66010.19.7+756
Accommodation and Food Services10,0537.37.18,8736.66.3+1,180
Transport, Postal and Warehousing10,5907.74.710,1457.54.6+445
Information Media and Telecommunications2,7292.02.22,6852.02.2+44
Financial and Insurance Services6,9175.04.96,4454.84.8+472
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,0951.51.81,7651.31.5+330
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8,7596.38.17,3975.57.4+1,362
Administrative and Support Services5,4563.93.54,4993.33.1+957
Public Administration and Safety6,9745.06.06,5494.85.8+425
Education and Training10,0287.38.47,9835.97.5+2,045
Health Care and Social Assistance14,97610.812.512,3719.210.9+2,605
Arts and Recreation Services1,9001.41.51,6231.21.4+277
Other Services6,0054.33.75,5484.13.5+457
Industry not classified9,0386.54.74,3593.22.3+4,679
Total Persons138,199100.0100.0124,531100.0100.0+13,668

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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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 smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.2% compared to 2.1%)
  • 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 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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