City of Charles Sturt

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the City of Charles Sturt'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 the City of Charles Sturt residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Charles Sturt, 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 the City of Charles Sturt 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

Current benchmark:
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Resident workers industry of employment
City of Charles Sturt - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. South AustraliaNumber%. South Australia2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2730.54.01960.43.7+77
Mining3380.71.23440.71.2-6
Manufacturing4,0837.98.05,23610.29.9-1,153
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6561.31.26741.31.3-18
Construction3,9867.77.63,6877.27.1+299
Wholesale Trade1,6743.22.82,1064.13.3-432
Retail Trade5,68511.010.75,44810.610.6+237
Accommodation and Food Services3,5426.86.73,0375.95.9+505
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,4594.84.12,3584.63.9+101
Information Media and Telecommunications7821.51.38001.61.4-18
Financial and Insurance Services1,7033.32.71,7713.42.8-68
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7571.51.37171.41.2+40
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,2886.45.63,0045.95.2+284
Administrative and Support Services1,7953.53.61,7263.43.2+69
Public Administration and Safety4,0907.97.13,6517.16.7+439
Education and Training4,3818.58.63,6477.17.5+734
Health Care and Social Assistance7,31014.114.86,22612.112.8+1,084
Arts and Recreation Services9821.91.48331.61.2+149
Other Services2,2284.33.92,0394.03.7+189
Industry not classified1,7143.33.39571.91.8+757
Total Persons51,726100.0100.048,457100.0100.0+3,269

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in the City of Charles Sturt in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (7,310 people or 14.1%)
  • Retail Trade (5,685 people or 11.0%)
  • Education and Training (4,381 people or 8.5%)

In combination these three industries employed 17,376 people in total or 33.6% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, South Australia employed 14.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.7% in Retail Trade and 8.6% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of the City of Charles Sturt and South Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.5% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (7.9% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (6.4% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (14.1% compared to 14.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Manufacturing (-1,153 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,084 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+757 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+734 resident workforce)

City of Charles Sturt

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