City of Ryde

Resident workers - Industry

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services employs more of the City of Ryde'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 Ryde residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Ryde, 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 Ryde 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
City of Ryde - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1040.22.1400.12.1+64
Mining760.10.9680.10.9+8
Manufacturing2,7324.85.83,3686.37.9-636
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3600.60.93840.71.0-24
Construction3,5336.28.42,9065.46.9+627
Wholesale Trade2,6964.73.13,1986.04.2-502
Retail Trade5,1969.19.74,7208.89.7+476
Accommodation and Food Services3,8316.77.12,9605.56.3+871
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,8333.24.71,7323.24.6+101
Information Media and Telecommunications2,3644.12.22,1033.92.2+261
Financial and Insurance Services4,2397.44.93,7197.04.8+520
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,2312.21.88801.61.5+351
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7,24712.78.16,17311.67.4+1,074
Administrative and Support Services1,9443.43.51,7693.33.1+175
Public Administration and Safety2,5894.56.02,3554.45.8+234
Education and Training5,0698.98.44,3578.27.5+712
Health Care and Social Assistance6,75711.812.55,76010.810.9+997
Arts and Recreation Services8171.41.57171.31.4+100
Other Services1,9613.43.71,8863.53.5+75
Industry not classified2,6604.64.71,2102.32.3+1,450
Total Persons57,239100.0100.050,305100.0100.0+6,934

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 the City of Ryde in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (7,247 people or 12.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (6,757 people or 11.8%)
  • Retail Trade (5,196 people or 9.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 19,200 people in total or 33.5% 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 9.7% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (12.7% compared to 8.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (7.4% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (6.2% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.2% compared to 2.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Industry not classified (+1,450 resident workforce)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+1,074 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+997 resident workforce)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+871 resident workforce)

City of Ryde

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