Kyogle Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Total industries employs more of Kyogle 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 Kyogle Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Kyogle 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 Kyogle 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
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Resident workers industry of employment
Kyogle Council area - Persons 20212016Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. NSWNumber%. NSW2016 - 2021
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing61717.52.060218.62.1+15
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services330.91.0341.10.9-1
Wholesale Trade742.12.8631.93.1+11
Retail Trade2818.09.03019.39.7-20
Accommodation and Food Services1624.66.21384.37.1+24
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1093.14.61063.34.7+3
Information Media and Telecommunications200.61.8180.62.2+2
Financial and Insurance Services280.85.3280.94.9--
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services441.31.7300.91.8+14
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1053.08.91053.28.1--
Administrative and Support Services812.33.2752.33.5+6
Public Administration and Safety1424.06.11304.06.0+12
Education and Training3289.38.72919.08.4+37
Health Care and Social Assistance57116.214.446914.512.5+102
Arts and Recreation Services361.01.4300.91.5+6
Other Services1063.03.4963.03.7+10
Industry not classified1825.24.61564.84.7+26
Total Persons3,513100.0100.03,228100.0100.0+285

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in Kyogle Council area in 2021shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (617 people or 17.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (571 people or 16.2%)
  • Education and Training (328 people or 9.3%)

In combination these three industries employed 1,516 people in total or 43.1% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, NSW employed 2.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 14.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 8.7% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (17.5% compared to 2.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.0% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (0.8% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (4.0% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2016 and 2021 in Kyogle Council area were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+102 resident workforce)
  • Construction (+52 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+37 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+26 resident workforce)

Kyogle Council

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