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Resident workers - Industry

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services employs more of the NSROC Region’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 NSROC Region residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the NSROC Region, 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 NSROC Region 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
NSROC Region 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,0570.42.17490.32.2+308
Mining7070.20.96730.21.0+34
Manufacturing11,6783.95.814,8145.38.4-3,136
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,7730.60.91,7750.61.1-2
Construction15,5695.28.413,3324.87.3+2,237
Wholesale Trade12,3514.13.115,7155.74.4-3,364
Retail Trade23,6747.99.722,6138.210.3+1,061
Accommodation and Food Services16,3685.57.114,0995.16.7+2,269
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7,7502.64.77,4942.74.9+256
Information Media and Telecommunications12,6994.22.212,2084.42.3+491
Financial and Insurance Services28,6539.64.927,1849.85.0+1,469
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7,4232.51.85,9892.21.6+1,434
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services47,72515.98.144,97216.27.9+2,753
Administrative and Support Services9,5313.23.59,3153.43.3+216
Public Administration and Safety12,9154.36.011,6784.26.1+1,237
Education and Training27,1009.18.424,0638.77.9+3,037
Health Care and Social Assistance36,07512.112.532,04111.511.6+4,034
Arts and Recreation Services4,7951.61.54,2711.51.5+524
Other Services8,8853.03.78,3823.03.7+503
Industry not classified12,5644.24.76,0662.22.5+6,498

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, NSROC Region: 0.4% Mining, NSROC Region: 0.2% Manufacturing, NSROC Region: 3.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, NSROC Region: 0.6% Construction, NSROC Region: 5.2% Wholesale Trade, NSROC Region: 4.1% Retail Trade, NSROC Region: 7.9% Accommodation and Food Services, NSROC Region: 5.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, NSROC Region: 2.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, NSROC Region: 4.2% Financial and Insurance Services, NSROC Region: 9.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, NSROC Region: 2.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, NSROC Region: 15.9% Administrative and Support Services, NSROC Region: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, NSROC Region: 4.3% Education and Training, NSROC Region: 9.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, NSROC Region: 12.1% Arts and Recreation Services, NSROC Region: 1.6% Other Services, NSROC Region: 3.0% Industry not classified, NSROC Region: 4.2%
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, NSROC Region: +308 Mining, NSROC Region: +34 Manufacturing, NSROC Region: -3,136 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, NSROC Region: -2 Construction, NSROC Region: +2,237 Wholesale Trade, NSROC Region: -3,364 Retail Trade, NSROC Region: +1,061 Accommodation and Food Services, NSROC Region: +2,269 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, NSROC Region: +256 Information Media and Telecommunications, NSROC Region: +491 Financial and Insurance Services, NSROC Region: +1,469 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, NSROC Region: +1,434 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, NSROC Region: +2,753 Administrative and Support Services, NSROC Region: +216 Public Administration and Safety, NSROC Region: +1,237 Education and Training, NSROC Region: +3,037 Health Care and Social Assistance, NSROC Region: +4,034 Arts and Recreation Services, NSROC Region: +524 Other Services, NSROC Region: +503 Industry not classified, NSROC Region: +6,498
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 NSROC Region in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (47,725 people or 15.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (36,075 people or 12.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (28,653 people or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries employed 112,453 people in total or 37.6% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 8.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 4.9% in Financial and Insurance Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (15.9% compared to 8.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (9.6% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (5.2% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.6% compared to 4.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Industry not classified (+6,498 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+4,034 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-3,364 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-3,136 resident workforce)

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