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Clarence Valley Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Clarence Valley Council area’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 Clarence Valley Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Clarence Valley Council area, 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 Clarence Valley Council area 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
Clarence Valley Council area 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,1286.42.11,0926.12.2+36
Mining960.50.9900.51.0+6
Manufacturing9665.55.81,3987.98.4-432
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1941.10.92481.41.1-54
Construction1,5308.78.41,3707.77.3+160
Wholesale Trade2981.73.14932.84.4-195
Retail Trade2,06211.79.72,35413.310.3-292
Accommodation and Food Services1,6209.27.11,5618.86.7+59
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7524.34.77704.34.9-18
Information Media and Telecommunications1560.92.21711.02.3-15
Financial and Insurance Services2181.24.92861.65.0-68
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2781.61.82951.71.6-17
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5903.48.15833.37.9+7
Administrative and Support Services5763.33.54552.63.3+121
Public Administration and Safety1,3927.96.01,4728.36.1-80
Education and Training1,3927.98.41,4097.97.9-17
Health Care and Social Assistance2,71015.412.52,46613.911.6+244
Arts and Recreation Services2231.31.51981.11.5+25
Other Services7264.13.76883.93.7+38
Industry not classified6803.94.73672.12.5+313

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, Clarence Valley Council area: 6.4% Mining, Clarence Valley Council area: 0.5% Manufacturing, Clarence Valley Council area: 5.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Clarence Valley Council area: 1.1% Construction, Clarence Valley Council area: 8.7% Wholesale Trade, Clarence Valley Council area: 1.7% Retail Trade, Clarence Valley Council area: 11.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Clarence Valley Council area: 9.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Clarence Valley Council area: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Clarence Valley Council area: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Clarence Valley Council area: 1.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Clarence Valley Council area: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Clarence Valley Council area: 3.4% Administrative and Support Services, Clarence Valley Council area: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Clarence Valley Council area: 7.9% Education and Training, Clarence Valley Council area: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Clarence Valley Council area: 15.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Clarence Valley Council area: 1.3% Other Services, Clarence Valley Council area: 4.1% Industry not classified, Clarence Valley Council area: 3.9%
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, Clarence Valley Council area: +36 Mining, Clarence Valley Council area: +6 Manufacturing, Clarence Valley Council area: -432 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Clarence Valley Council area: -54 Construction, Clarence Valley Council area: +160 Wholesale Trade, Clarence Valley Council area: -195 Retail Trade, Clarence Valley Council area: -292 Accommodation and Food Services, Clarence Valley Council area: +59 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Clarence Valley Council area: -18 Information Media and Telecommunications, Clarence Valley Council area: -15 Financial and Insurance Services, Clarence Valley Council area: -68 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Clarence Valley Council area: -17 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Clarence Valley Council area: +7 Administrative and Support Services, Clarence Valley Council area: +121 Public Administration and Safety, Clarence Valley Council area: -80 Education and Training, Clarence Valley Council area: -17 Health Care and Social Assistance, Clarence Valley Council area: +244 Arts and Recreation Services, Clarence Valley Council area: +25 Other Services, Clarence Valley Council area: +38 Industry not classified, Clarence Valley Council area: +313
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 Clarence Valley Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,710 people or 15.4%)
  • Retail Trade (2,062 people or 11.7%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (1,620 people or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries employed 6,392 people in total or 36.3% 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 7.1% in Accommodation and Food Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Clarence Valley Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.4% compared to 2.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (15.4% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.4% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.2% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Clarence Valley Council area were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-432 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+313 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-292 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+244 resident workforce)

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