Kyogle Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
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Resident workers industry of employment
Kyogle Council area - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. NSWNumber%. NSW2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing60218.62.159915.92.1+3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services341.10.9240.61.0+10
Wholesale Trade631.93.11373.64.2-74
Retail Trade3019.39.73489.29.7-47
Accommodation and Food Services1384.37.11544.16.3-16
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1063.34.71353.64.6-29
Information Media and Telecommunications180.62.2180.52.2--
Financial and Insurance Services280.94.9371.04.8-9
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services300.91.8300.81.5--
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1053.28.11082.97.4-3
Administrative and Support Services752.33.5591.63.1+16
Public Administration and Safety1304.06.01483.95.8-18
Education and Training2919.08.43268.67.5-35
Health Care and Social Assistance46914.512.547812.710.9-9
Arts and Recreation Services300.91.5290.81.4+1
Other Services963.03.71052.83.5-9
Industry not classified1564.84.7691.82.3+87
Total Persons3,228100.0100.03,426100.0100.0-198

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. 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 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (602 people or 18.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (469 people or 14.5%)
  • Retail Trade (301 people or 9.3%)

In combination these three industries employed 1,372 people in total or 42.4% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, NSW employed 2.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 9.7% in Retail Trade.

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 (18.6% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.2% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (0.9% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (4.3% compared to 7.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Kyogle Council area were for those employed in:

  • Industry not classified (+87 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-79 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-74 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-47 resident workforce)

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