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Employment by industry (Total)

In Lithgow City Council , Public Administration and Safety is the largest employer, generating 1,050 local jobs in 2017/18.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in Lithgow City Council . 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 Lithgow City Council 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 Lithgow City Council '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.

NOTE: Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment (total) by industry
Lithgow City Council 2017/182012/13Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2412.82.22162.42.2+25
Mining93510.91.11,34215.21.2-407
Manufacturing5266.16.55456.28.0-19
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3474.00.93974.51.1-50
Construction5656.69.36737.68.2-108
Wholesale Trade1742.03.22002.34.2-26
Retail Trade7849.110.07668.710.1+17
Accommodation and Food Services7578.87.57027.97.1+55
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4054.74.84405.05.2-35
Information Media and Telecommunications310.42.2700.82.6-38
Financial and Insurance Services1912.25.01471.75.1+44
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services931.11.7911.01.8+2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1982.38.72142.48.3-16
Administrative and Support Services2613.03.43173.63.5-56
Public Administration and Safety1,05012.25.88399.56.0+211
Education and Training6447.59.16036.88.2+42
Health Care and Social Assistance97911.413.388410.011.7+94
Arts and Recreation Services790.91.6790.91.70
Other Services3424.03.73113.53.9+30

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures.Learn more

Employment (total) by industry 2017/18
Employment (total) by industry 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 2.2% Mining, New South Wales: 1.1% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 6.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 0.9% Construction, New South Wales: 9.3% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 3.2% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 10.0% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 7.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 8.7% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 5.8% Education and Training, New South Wales: 9.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 13.3% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.6% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Lithgow City Council : 2.8% Mining, Lithgow City Council : 10.9% Manufacturing, Lithgow City Council : 6.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Lithgow City Council : 4.0% Construction, Lithgow City Council : 6.6% Wholesale Trade, Lithgow City Council : 2.0% Retail Trade, Lithgow City Council : 9.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Lithgow City Council : 8.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Lithgow City Council : 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Lithgow City Council : 0.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Lithgow City Council : 2.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Lithgow City Council : 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Lithgow City Council : 2.3% Administrative and Support Services, Lithgow City Council : 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, Lithgow City Council : 12.2% Education and Training, Lithgow City Council : 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Lithgow City Council : 11.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Lithgow City Council : 0.9% Other Services, Lithgow City Council : 4.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Lithgow City Council : +25 Mining, Lithgow City Council : -407 Manufacturing, Lithgow City Council : -19 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Lithgow City Council : -50 Construction, Lithgow City Council : -108 Wholesale Trade, Lithgow City Council : -26 Retail Trade, Lithgow City Council : +17 Accommodation and Food Services, Lithgow City Council : +55 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Lithgow City Council : -35 Information Media and Telecommunications, Lithgow City Council : -38 Financial and Insurance Services, Lithgow City Council : +44 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Lithgow City Council : +2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Lithgow City Council : -16 Administrative and Support Services, Lithgow City Council : -56 Public Administration and Safety, Lithgow City Council : +211 Education and Training, Lithgow City Council : +42 Health Care and Social Assistance, Lithgow City Council : +94 Arts and Recreation Services, Lithgow City Council : 0 Other Services, Lithgow City Council : +30
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in Lithgow City Council in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Public Administration and Safety (1,050 people or 12.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (979 people or 11.4%)
  • Mining (935 people or 10.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 2,963 people in total or 34.5% of the local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 5.8% in Public Administration and Safety; 13.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 1.1% in Mining.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of Lithgow City Council and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Mining (10.9% compared to 1.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (12.2% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (4.0% compared to 0.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.3% compared to 8.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in Lithgow City Council decreased by 234 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the jobs held by local workers between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Lithgow City Council were for those employed in:

  • Mining (-407 local workers)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+211 local workers)
  • Construction (-108 local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+94 local workers)

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