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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the City of Parramatta’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 City of Parramatta residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Parramatta, 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 City of Parramatta 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
City of Parramatta 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1920.22.11480.22.2+44
Mining1250.10.91040.11.0+21
Manufacturing6,1485.85.87,9908.68.4-1,842
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services8630.80.98660.91.1-3
Construction7,2586.88.45,5886.07.3+1,670
Wholesale Trade4,8204.53.15,9616.44.4-1,141
Retail Trade9,6389.09.79,0219.810.3+617
Accommodation and Food Services6,2515.97.15,3095.76.7+942
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4,5864.34.74,0284.44.9+558
Information Media and Telecommunications3,1783.02.22,8143.02.3+364
Financial and Insurance Services7,6567.24.96,5287.15.0+1,128
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,9631.81.81,4011.51.6+562
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services12,19911.48.19,1319.97.9+3,068
Administrative and Support Services3,8023.63.53,3403.63.3+462
Public Administration and Safety5,7575.46.05,0385.56.1+719
Education and Training8,4017.98.47,1767.87.9+1,225
Health Care and Social Assistance13,34012.512.511,21612.111.6+2,124
Arts and Recreation Services1,4431.41.51,1971.31.5+246
Other Services3,4313.23.73,2353.53.7+196
Industry not classified5,5325.24.72,3372.52.5+3,195

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, City of Parramatta: 0.2% Mining, City of Parramatta: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Parramatta: 5.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Parramatta: 0.8% Construction, City of Parramatta: 6.8% Wholesale Trade, City of Parramatta: 4.5% Retail Trade, City of Parramatta: 9.0% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Parramatta: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Parramatta: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Parramatta: 3.0% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Parramatta: 7.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Parramatta: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Parramatta: 11.4% Administrative and Support Services, City of Parramatta: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Parramatta: 5.4% Education and Training, City of Parramatta: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Parramatta: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Parramatta: 1.4% Other Services, City of Parramatta: 3.2% Industry not classified, City of Parramatta: 5.2%
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, City of Parramatta: +44 Mining, City of Parramatta: +21 Manufacturing, City of Parramatta: -1,842 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Parramatta: -3 Construction, City of Parramatta: +1,670 Wholesale Trade, City of Parramatta: -1,141 Retail Trade, City of Parramatta: +617 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Parramatta: +942 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Parramatta: +558 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Parramatta: +364 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Parramatta: +1,128 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Parramatta: +562 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Parramatta: +3,068 Administrative and Support Services, City of Parramatta: +462 Public Administration and Safety, City of Parramatta: +719 Education and Training, City of Parramatta: +1,225 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Parramatta: +2,124 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Parramatta: +246 Other Services, City of Parramatta: +196 Industry not classified, City of Parramatta: +3,195
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 City of Parramatta in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (13,340 people or 12.5%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (12,199 people or 11.4%)
  • Retail Trade (9,638 people or 9.0%)

In combination these three industries employed 35,177 people in total or 33.0% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 9.7% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (11.4% compared to 8.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (7.2% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.2% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (6.8% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Industry not classified (+3,195 resident workforce)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+3,068 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+2,124 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-1,842 resident workforce)

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