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Resident workers - Industry

Construction employs more of Coffs Harbour City’s male 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 Coffs Harbour City residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Coffs Harbour City, 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 Coffs Harbour City 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
Coffs Harbour City - Males20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,0236.92.96914.92.9+332
Mining1000.71.6930.71.6+7
Manufacturing7835.37.81,1327.911.5-349
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1951.31.42271.61.6-32
Construction2,59117.413.82,32016.311.9+271
Wholesale Trade3932.63.75303.75.3-137
Retail Trade1,58210.68.01,66511.78.3-83
Accommodation and Food Services1,2518.46.31,1658.25.8+86
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7965.46.87965.67.20
Information Media and Telecommunications1891.32.51931.42.5-4
Financial and Insurance Services1981.34.82551.84.6-57
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2291.51.72381.71.5-9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6384.38.46394.58.1-1
Administrative and Support Services4983.33.14433.13.0+55
Public Administration and Safety9026.16.49236.56.6-21
Education and Training7475.04.67515.34.5-4
Health Care and Social Assistance1,1487.75.39786.94.7+170
Arts and Recreation Services2371.61.62331.61.5+4
Other Services6574.43.86664.74.0-9
Industry not classified7144.85.53072.22.7+407

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: 2.9% Mining, New South Wales: 1.6% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 7.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 1.4% Construction, New South Wales: 13.8% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 3.7% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 8.0% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 6.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 6.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 4.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 8.4% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 6.4% Education and Training, New South Wales: 4.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 5.3% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.6% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.8% Industry not classified, New South Wales: 5.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Coffs Harbour City: 6.9% Mining, Coffs Harbour City: 0.7% Manufacturing, Coffs Harbour City: 5.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Coffs Harbour City: 1.3% Construction, Coffs Harbour City: 17.4% Wholesale Trade, Coffs Harbour City: 2.6% Retail Trade, Coffs Harbour City: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Coffs Harbour City: 8.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Coffs Harbour City: 5.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Coffs Harbour City: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Coffs Harbour City: 1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Coffs Harbour City: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Coffs Harbour City: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Coffs Harbour City: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Coffs Harbour City: 6.1% Education and Training, Coffs Harbour City: 5.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Coffs Harbour City: 7.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Coffs Harbour City: 1.6% Other Services, Coffs Harbour City: 4.4% Industry not classified, Coffs Harbour City: 4.8%
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, Coffs Harbour City: +332 Mining, Coffs Harbour City: +7 Manufacturing, Coffs Harbour City: -349 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Coffs Harbour City: -32 Construction, Coffs Harbour City: +271 Wholesale Trade, Coffs Harbour City: -137 Retail Trade, Coffs Harbour City: -83 Accommodation and Food Services, Coffs Harbour City: +86 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Coffs Harbour City: 0 Information Media and Telecommunications, Coffs Harbour City: -4 Financial and Insurance Services, Coffs Harbour City: -57 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Coffs Harbour City: -9 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Coffs Harbour City: -1 Administrative and Support Services, Coffs Harbour City: +55 Public Administration and Safety, Coffs Harbour City: -21 Education and Training, Coffs Harbour City: -4 Health Care and Social Assistance, Coffs Harbour City: +170 Arts and Recreation Services, Coffs Harbour City: +4 Other Services, Coffs Harbour City: -9 Industry not classified, Coffs Harbour City: +407
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 male resident workforce in Coffs Harbour City in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (2,591 people or 17.4%)
  • Retail Trade (1,582 people or 10.6%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (1,251 people or 8.4%)

In combination these three industries employed 5,424 people in total or 36.5% of the total male resident workforce.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 13.8% in Construction; 8.0% in Retail Trade; and 6.3% in Accommodation and Food Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the male resident workforce of Coffs Harbour City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of male resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.9% compared to 2.9%)
  • A larger percentage of male resident workforce employed in Construction (17.4% compared to 13.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.3% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.3% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the male resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Coffs Harbour City were for those employed in:

  • Industry not classified (+407 male resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-349 male resident workforce)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+332 male resident workforce)
  • Construction (+271 male resident workforce)

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