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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Lithgow City Council ’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 Lithgow City Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Lithgow City Council , 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 Lithgow City Council 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
Lithgow City Council 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2182.82.12162.72.2+2
Mining6948.90.91,01712.61.0-323
Manufacturing4145.35.85416.78.4-127
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2833.60.93444.31.1-61
Construction5216.78.44785.97.3+43
Wholesale Trade1742.23.11612.04.4+13
Retail Trade7609.79.780810.010.3-48
Accommodation and Food Services7019.07.16758.46.7+26
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3554.64.74635.74.9-108
Information Media and Telecommunications620.82.2510.62.3+11
Financial and Insurance Services1582.04.91331.65.0+25
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1041.31.8760.91.6+28
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2292.98.12433.07.9-14
Administrative and Support Services2643.43.52673.33.3-3
Public Administration and Safety7459.66.06778.46.1+68
Education and Training5006.48.45046.37.9-4
Health Care and Social Assistance90611.612.587410.811.6+32
Arts and Recreation Services891.11.5700.91.5+19
Other Services3023.93.72953.73.7+7
Industry not classified3194.14.71682.12.5+151

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, Lithgow City Council : 2.8% Mining, Lithgow City Council : 8.9% Manufacturing, Lithgow City Council : 5.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Lithgow City Council : 3.6% Construction, Lithgow City Council : 6.7% Wholesale Trade, Lithgow City Council : 2.2% Retail Trade, Lithgow City Council : 9.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Lithgow City Council : 9.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Lithgow City Council : 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Lithgow City Council : 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Lithgow City Council : 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Lithgow City Council : 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Lithgow City Council : 2.9% Administrative and Support Services, Lithgow City Council : 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Lithgow City Council : 9.6% Education and Training, Lithgow City Council : 6.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Lithgow City Council : 11.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Lithgow City Council : 1.1% Other Services, Lithgow City Council : 3.9% Industry not classified, Lithgow City Council : 4.1%
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, Lithgow City Council : +2 Mining, Lithgow City Council : -323 Manufacturing, Lithgow City Council : -127 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Lithgow City Council : -61 Construction, Lithgow City Council : +43 Wholesale Trade, Lithgow City Council : +13 Retail Trade, Lithgow City Council : -48 Accommodation and Food Services, Lithgow City Council : +26 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Lithgow City Council : -108 Information Media and Telecommunications, Lithgow City Council : +11 Financial and Insurance Services, Lithgow City Council : +25 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Lithgow City Council : +28 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Lithgow City Council : -14 Administrative and Support Services, Lithgow City Council : -3 Public Administration and Safety, Lithgow City Council : +68 Education and Training, Lithgow City Council : -4 Health Care and Social Assistance, Lithgow City Council : +32 Arts and Recreation Services, Lithgow City Council : +19 Other Services, Lithgow City Council : +7 Industry not classified, Lithgow City Council : +151
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 Lithgow City Council in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (906 people or 11.6%)
  • Retail Trade (760 people or 9.7%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (745 people or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries employed 2,411 people in total or 30.9% 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 6.0% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Mining (8.9% compared to 0.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (9.6% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.9% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (2.0% compared to 4.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Mining (-323 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+151 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-127 resident workforce)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-108 resident workforce)

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