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Woollahra Municipal Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services employs more of Woollahra Municipal Council area’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 Woollahra Municipal Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Woollahra Municipal Council area, 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 Woollahra Municipal Council area 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
Woollahra Municipal Council area 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Sydney%Number%Greater Sydney%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing970.30.4730.30.4+24
Mining510.20.2910.30.2-40
Manufacturing6692.45.89343.58.5-265
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services870.30.81080.40.9-21
Construction1,0943.98.29553.67.1+139
Wholesale Trade8453.03.61,2964.95.3-451
Retail Trade1,9236.99.31,9157.29.8+8
Accommodation and Food Services1,5055.46.71,4555.56.2+50
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6262.25.05892.25.3+37
Information Media and Telecommunications1,2834.62.81,3875.23.0-104
Financial and Insurance Services3,38312.16.43,30512.46.6+78
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,2534.51.99203.51.8+333
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5,38619.29.84,99318.89.6+393
Administrative and Support Services1,0263.73.61,0333.93.5-7
Public Administration and Safety1,0173.65.59853.75.6+32
Education and Training2,0007.18.01,7476.67.6+253
Health Care and Social Assistance2,94410.511.62,75610.410.9+188
Arts and Recreation Services7422.61.76522.51.6+90
Other Services7192.63.66512.53.7+68
Industry not classified1,3654.95.17052.72.6+660

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, Greater Sydney: 0.4% Mining, Greater Sydney: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Sydney: 5.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Sydney: 0.8% Construction, Greater Sydney: 8.2% Wholesale Trade, Greater Sydney: 3.6% Retail Trade, Greater Sydney: 9.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Sydney: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Sydney: 5.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Sydney: 2.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Sydney: 6.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Sydney: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Sydney: 9.8% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Sydney: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Sydney: 5.5% Education and Training, Greater Sydney: 8.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Sydney: 11.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Sydney: 1.7% Other Services, Greater Sydney: 3.6% Industry not classified, Greater Sydney: 5.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 0.3% Mining, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 0.2% Manufacturing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 2.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 0.3% Construction, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 3.9% Wholesale Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 3.0% Retail Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 6.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 5.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 2.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 4.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 12.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 4.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 19.2% Administrative and Support Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 3.6% Education and Training, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 7.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 10.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 2.6% Other Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 2.6% Industry not classified, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 4.9%
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, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +24 Mining, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -40 Manufacturing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -265 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -21 Construction, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +139 Wholesale Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -451 Retail Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +8 Accommodation and Food Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +50 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +37 Information Media and Telecommunications, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -104 Financial and Insurance Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +78 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +333 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +393 Administrative and Support Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -7 Public Administration and Safety, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +32 Education and Training, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +253 Health Care and Social Assistance, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +188 Arts and Recreation Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +90 Other Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +68 Industry not classified, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +660
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 Woollahra Municipal Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5,386 people or 19.2%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (3,383 people or 12.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,944 people or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries employed 11,713 people in total or 41.8% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Greater Sydney employed 9.8% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 6.4% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 11.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Woollahra Municipal Council area and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (19.2% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (12.1% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (3.9% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (2.4% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Industry not classified (+660 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-451 resident workforce)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+393 resident workforce)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+333 resident workforce)

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