Randwick City

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Randwick City'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 Randwick City residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Randwick 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 Randwick 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
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Resident workers industry of employment
Randwick City - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1170.22.1830.12.1+34
Mining1040.20.91050.20.9-1
Manufacturing1,9262.85.82,7294.17.9-803
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3770.60.94280.61.0-51
Construction4,9487.28.43,7525.66.9+1,196
Wholesale Trade1,7262.53.12,3673.64.2-641
Retail Trade5,0007.39.74,8417.39.7+159
Accommodation and Food Services4,6176.87.14,1616.26.3+456
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,0814.54.73,1054.74.6-24
Information Media and Telecommunications2,4113.52.22,4593.72.2-48
Financial and Insurance Services4,8557.14.94,7537.14.8+102
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,5632.31.81,3292.01.5+234
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8,20612.08.17,51011.37.4+696
Administrative and Support Services2,5113.73.52,1933.33.1+318
Public Administration and Safety4,0205.96.03,9836.05.8+37
Education and Training7,55211.18.46,4149.67.5+1,138
Health Care and Social Assistance8,63312.612.57,75111.610.9+882
Arts and Recreation Services1,8082.61.51,6302.41.4+178
Other Services2,0983.13.71,9612.93.5+137
Industry not classified2,7264.04.71,4702.22.3+1,256
Total Persons68,279100.0100.063,024100.0100.0+5,255

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in Randwick City in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (8,633 people or 12.6%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (8,206 people or 12.0%)
  • Education and Training (7,552 people or 11.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 24,391 people in total or 35.7% 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 8.4% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (12.0% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (2.8% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (11.1% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (7.3% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Industry not classified (+1,256 resident workforce)
  • Construction (+1,196 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+1,138 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+882 resident workforce)

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