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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the Lismore 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 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 - Females20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3103.41.42813.11.4+29
Mining50.10.240.00.2+1
Manufacturing3343.73.63804.25.0-46
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services190.20.4100.10.5+9
Construction1251.42.31201.32.1+5
Wholesale Trade911.02.41641.83.4-73
Retail Trade1,25413.811.51,44015.812.7-186
Accommodation and Food Services7638.47.97248.07.8+39
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1151.32.31141.32.4+1
Information Media and Telecommunications931.01.81651.82.1-72
Financial and Insurance Services1932.15.12292.55.6-36
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1011.11.91211.31.8-20
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4214.67.74374.87.6-16
Administrative and Support Services2953.23.92192.43.6+76
Public Administration and Safety3784.15.73624.05.6+16
Education and Training1,38515.212.51,36515.011.8+20
Health Care and Social Assistance2,59828.520.52,43526.819.5+163
Arts and Recreation Services941.01.51241.41.5-30
Other Services2933.23.52763.03.5+17
Industry not classified2492.73.81191.32.2+130

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: 1.4% Mining, New South Wales: 0.2% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 3.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 0.4% Construction, New South Wales: 2.3% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 2.4% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 11.5% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 7.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 2.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 7.7% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 5.7% Education and Training, New South Wales: 12.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 20.5% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.5% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.5% Industry not classified, New South Wales: 3.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Lismore City: 3.4% Mining, Lismore City: 0.1% Manufacturing, Lismore City: 3.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Lismore City: 0.2% Construction, Lismore City: 1.4% Wholesale Trade, Lismore City: 1.0% Retail Trade, Lismore City: 13.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Lismore City: 8.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Lismore City: 1.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Lismore City: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Lismore City: 2.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Lismore City: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Lismore City: 4.6% Administrative and Support Services, Lismore City: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Lismore City: 4.1% Education and Training, Lismore City: 15.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Lismore City: 28.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Lismore City: 1.0% Other Services, Lismore City: 3.2% Industry not classified, Lismore City: 2.7%
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: +29 Mining, Lismore City: +1 Manufacturing, Lismore City: -46 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Lismore City: +9 Construction, Lismore City: +5 Wholesale Trade, Lismore City: -73 Retail Trade, Lismore City: -186 Accommodation and Food Services, Lismore City: +39 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Lismore City: +1 Information Media and Telecommunications, Lismore City: -72 Financial and Insurance Services, Lismore City: -36 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Lismore City: -20 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Lismore City: -16 Administrative and Support Services, Lismore City: +76 Public Administration and Safety, Lismore City: +16 Education and Training, Lismore City: +20 Health Care and Social Assistance, Lismore City: +163 Arts and Recreation Services, Lismore City: -30 Other Services, Lismore City: +17 Industry not classified, Lismore City: +130
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 female resident workforce in Lismore City in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,598 people or 28.5%)
  • Education and Training (1,385 people or 15.2%)
  • Retail Trade (1,254 people or 13.8%)

In combination these three industries employed 5,237 people in total or 57.4% of the total female resident workforce.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (28.5% compared to 20.5%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Education and Training (15.2% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.6% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (2.1% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Retail Trade (-186 female resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+163 female resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+130 female resident workforce)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+76 female resident workforce)

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