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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Coffs Harbour City's female 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
Coffs Harbour City - Females 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing5333.61.43102.11.3+223
Mining50.00.290.10.2-4
Manufacturing2331.63.63002.04.7-67
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services230.20.4260.20.5-3
Construction3502.42.33412.31.9+9
Wholesale Trade1641.12.42081.43.2-44
Retail Trade2,04513.911.52,21014.911.9-165
Accommodation and Food Services1,57810.77.91,62911.07.3-51
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2171.52.31961.32.3+21
Information Media and Telecommunications980.71.81461.02.0-48
Financial and Insurance Services2871.95.13562.45.2-69
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2771.91.92821.91.7-5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6844.67.76434.37.2+41
Administrative and Support Services5323.63.94112.83.4+121
Public Administration and Safety8806.05.78015.45.3+79
Education and Training1,87712.712.51,65311.111.1+224
Health Care and Social Assistance3,86826.220.53,31122.318.3+557
Arts and Recreation Services1971.31.51781.21.4+19
Other Services4953.43.54793.23.3+16
Industry not classified4102.83.82591.72.1+151
Total Females14,753100.0100.013,748100.0100.0+1,005

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the female resident workforce in Coffs Harbour City in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3,868 people or 26.2%)
  • Retail Trade (2,045 people or 13.9%)
  • Education and Training (1,877 people or 12.7%)

In combination these three industries employed 7,790 people in total or 52.8% of the total female resident workforce.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 20.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.5% in Retail Trade and 12.5% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (26.2% compared to 20.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.9% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.6% compared to 7.7%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (10.7% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+557 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+224 resident workforce)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+223 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-165 resident workforce)

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