Coffs Harbour City
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
|Resident workers industry of employment|
|Coffs Harbour City - Males||2016||2011||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||New South Wales%||Number||%||New South Wales%||2011 to 2016|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||1,023||6.9||2.9||691||4.9||2.9||+332||25000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||195||1.3||1.4||227||1.6||1.6||-32||28000||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||1,251||8.4||6.3||1,165||8.2||5.8||+86||32000||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||796||5.4||6.8||796||5.6||7.2||0||33000||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||189||1.3||2.5||193||1.4||2.5||-4||34000||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||198||1.3||4.8||255||1.8||4.6||-57||35000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||229||1.5||1.7||238||1.7||1.5||-9||36000||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||638||4.3||8.4||639||4.5||8.1||-1||37000||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||498||3.3||3.1||443||3.1||3.0||+55||38000||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||902||6.1||6.4||923||6.5||6.6||-21||39000||P|
|Education and Training||747||5.0||4.6||751||5.3||4.5||-4||40000||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||1,148||7.7||5.3||978||6.9||4.7||+170||41000||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||237||1.6||1.6||233||1.6||1.5||+4||42000||P|
|Industry not classified||714||4.8||5.5||307||2.2||2.7||+407||44000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
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%)
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)