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Lismore City

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the Lismore City’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 the Lismore City residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Lismore 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 the Lismore 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

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Resident workers industry of employment
Lismore City 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,0956.02.19565.22.2+139
Mining790.40.9670.41.0+12
Manufacturing1,0775.95.81,3057.18.4-228
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1500.80.91350.71.1+15
Construction1,2436.88.41,2516.87.3-8
Wholesale Trade3361.83.15232.84.4-187
Retail Trade2,27912.59.72,55513.810.3-276
Accommodation and Food Services1,2937.17.11,2596.86.7+34
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5593.14.75763.14.9-17
Information Media and Telecommunications1831.02.23321.82.3-149
Financial and Insurance Services3201.84.93712.05.0-51
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2181.21.82431.31.6-25
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7924.48.18524.67.9-60
Administrative and Support Services5723.13.55212.83.3+51
Public Administration and Safety9245.16.09405.16.1-16
Education and Training2,02311.18.42,08711.37.9-64
Health Care and Social Assistance3,45319.012.53,25917.611.6+194
Arts and Recreation Services2101.21.52451.31.5-35
Other Services7153.93.77103.83.7+5
Industry not classified6543.64.73101.72.5+344

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

Resident workers industry of employment, 2016
Resident workers industry of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 2.1% Mining, New South Wales: 0.9% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 5.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 0.9% Construction, New South Wales: 8.4% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 3.1% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 9.7% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 7.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 4.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 8.1% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 6.0% Education and Training, New South Wales: 8.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.5% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.7% Industry not classified, New South Wales: 4.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Lismore City: 6.0% Mining, Lismore City: 0.4% Manufacturing, Lismore City: 5.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Lismore City: 0.8% Construction, Lismore City: 6.8% Wholesale Trade, Lismore City: 1.8% Retail Trade, Lismore City: 12.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Lismore City: 7.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Lismore City: 3.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Lismore City: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Lismore City: 1.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Lismore City: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Lismore City: 4.4% Administrative and Support Services, Lismore City: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Lismore City: 5.1% Education and Training, Lismore City: 11.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Lismore City: 19.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Lismore City: 1.2% Other Services, Lismore City: 3.9% Industry not classified, Lismore City: 3.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Lismore City: +139 Mining, Lismore City: +12 Manufacturing, Lismore City: -228 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Lismore City: +15 Construction, Lismore City: -8 Wholesale Trade, Lismore City: -187 Retail Trade, Lismore City: -276 Accommodation and Food Services, Lismore City: +34 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Lismore City: -17 Information Media and Telecommunications, Lismore City: -149 Financial and Insurance Services, Lismore City: -51 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Lismore City: -25 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Lismore City: -60 Administrative and Support Services, Lismore City: +51 Public Administration and Safety, Lismore City: -16 Education and Training, Lismore City: -64 Health Care and Social Assistance, Lismore City: +194 Arts and Recreation Services, Lismore City: -35 Other Services, Lismore City: +5 Industry not classified, Lismore City: +344
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3,453 people or 19.0%)
  • Retail Trade (2,279 people or 12.5%)
  • Education and Training (2,023 people or 11.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 7,755 people in total or 42.7% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.7% in Retail Trade; and 8.4% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (19.0% compared to 12.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.0% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.4% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.8% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Industry not classified (+344 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-276 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-228 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+194 resident workforce)

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