Kyogle Council area

Employment by industry (Total)

In Kyogle Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the largest employer, generating 750 local jobs in 2018/19.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in Kyogle Council area. The statistics are modelled by NIEIR to correct for the known undercount of jobs recorded in the Census. They estimate the total number of persons employed in an industry sector (full-time and part-time) in Kyogle Council area regardless of where they live. They are updated annually.

By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Kyogle Council area's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

Estimated total employment by industry should not be considered as a "Full-Time Equivalent" measure as different industries will have different ratios of part-time and full time employees. Full-time employment by industry statistics are also available.

To see how employment is distributed across the area, see the Employment locations section and to see where people come from to work in these industries, these data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers place of residence by industry data.

More granular sub-categories for each industry sector are available in the Employment by industry (Census) counts. While Census figures undercount employment they do provide a more detailed picture of the specific industries operating in the area.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Please note – Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
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Employment (total) by industry
Kyogle Council area2018/192013/14Change
IndustryNumber%. NSWNumber%. NSW2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing75024.02.164021.22.3+110
Mining000.9001.1--
Manufacturing2277.36.82709.07.6-44
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services391.31.0501.61.1-10
Construction2899.39.42287.58.4+62
Wholesale Trade1023.33.61374.54.0-35
Retail Trade2859.110.331710.510.1-32
Accommodation and Food Services1284.17.01294.37.1-1
Transport, Postal and Warehousing712.35.0943.15.1-24
Information Media and Telecommunications311.02.3220.72.4+8
Financial and Insurance Services321.05.1280.95.1+4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services180.61.6240.81.8-6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services842.79.1923.08.3-7
Administrative and Support Services501.63.3571.93.5-7
Public Administration and Safety1213.96.01143.85.9+7
Education and Training35011.28.536312.08.5-14
Health Care and Social Assistance38612.412.42999.912.1+87
Arts and Recreation Services762.41.6531.81.7+22
Other Services842.73.91023.43.9-17
Total industries3,124100.0100.03,020100.0100.0+104

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id informed decisions. NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures. Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in Kyogle Council area in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (750 people or 24.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (386 people or 12.4%)
  • Education and Training (350 people or 11.2%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 1,485 people in total or 47.6% of the local workers.

In comparison, NSW employed 2.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 12.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 8.5% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of Kyogle Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in the field of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (24.0% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in the field of Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.7% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in the field of Financial and Insurance Services (1.0% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in the field of Accommodation and Food Services (4.1% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in Kyogle Council area increased by increased by 104 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+110 local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+87 local workers)
  • Construction (+62 local workers)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (+22 local workers)

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