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Upper Lachlan Shire

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Upper Lachlan Shire’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 Upper Lachlan Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Upper Lachlan Shire, 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 Upper Lachlan Shire 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
Upper Lachlan Shire 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing90825.85.792126.55.8-13
Mining170.52.480.22.5+9
Manufacturing1022.96.01313.88.3-29
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services391.11.3471.41.5-8
Construction2677.68.72577.47.9+10
Wholesale Trade591.72.0702.02.8-11
Retail Trade2136.010.32577.411.4-44
Accommodation and Food Services1835.27.91604.67.7+23
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1514.34.01213.54.2+30
Information Media and Telecommunications330.90.9351.01.0-2
Financial and Insurance Services320.92.0521.52.2-20
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services361.01.4230.71.4+13
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1534.34.51434.14.6+10
Administrative and Support Services862.43.3601.72.8+26
Public Administration and Safety3449.87.23389.77.2+6
Education and Training2597.39.02467.18.6+13
Health Care and Social Assistance38610.914.436110.413.0+25
Arts and Recreation Services280.81.2280.81.20
Other Services1143.23.91283.73.9-14
Industry not classified1163.33.8882.52.1+28

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, Regional NSW: 5.7% Mining, Regional NSW: 2.4% Manufacturing, Regional NSW: 6.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional NSW: 1.3% Construction, Regional NSW: 8.7% Wholesale Trade, Regional NSW: 2.0% Retail Trade, Regional NSW: 10.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional NSW: 7.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional NSW: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional NSW: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional NSW: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional NSW: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional NSW: 4.5% Administrative and Support Services, Regional NSW: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Regional NSW: 7.2% Education and Training, Regional NSW: 9.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional NSW: 14.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional NSW: 1.2% Other Services, Regional NSW: 3.9% Industry not classified, Regional NSW: 3.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Upper Lachlan Shire: 25.8% Mining, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0.5% Manufacturing, Upper Lachlan Shire: 2.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 1.1% Construction, Upper Lachlan Shire: 7.6% Wholesale Trade, Upper Lachlan Shire: 1.7% Retail Trade, Upper Lachlan Shire: 6.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 5.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Upper Lachlan Shire: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Upper Lachlan Shire: 9.8% Education and Training, Upper Lachlan Shire: 7.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Upper Lachlan Shire: 10.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0.8% Other Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 3.2% Industry not classified, Upper Lachlan Shire: 3.3%
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, Upper Lachlan Shire: -13 Mining, Upper Lachlan Shire: +9 Manufacturing, Upper Lachlan Shire: -29 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: -8 Construction, Upper Lachlan Shire: +10 Wholesale Trade, Upper Lachlan Shire: -11 Retail Trade, Upper Lachlan Shire: -44 Accommodation and Food Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +23 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Upper Lachlan Shire: +30 Information Media and Telecommunications, Upper Lachlan Shire: -2 Financial and Insurance Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: -20 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +13 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +10 Administrative and Support Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: +26 Public Administration and Safety, Upper Lachlan Shire: +6 Education and Training, Upper Lachlan Shire: +13 Health Care and Social Assistance, Upper Lachlan Shire: +25 Arts and Recreation Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0 Other Services, Upper Lachlan Shire: -14 Industry not classified, Upper Lachlan Shire: +28
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 Upper Lachlan Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (908 people or 25.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (386 people or 10.9%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (344 people or 9.8%)

In combination these three industries employed 1,638 people in total or 46.5% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 5.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 14.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 7.2% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Upper Lachlan Shire and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (25.8% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (6.0% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (10.9% compared to 14.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (2.9% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

There were no major changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Upper Lachlan Shire.

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