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The Hills Shire

Resident workers - Industry

Construction employs more of The Hills Shire’s male 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 Hills Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in The Hills Shire, 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 Hills Shire 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
The Hills Shire - Males20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2870.72.92760.72.9+11
Mining1180.31.6800.21.6+38
Manufacturing3,2457.77.84,17010.711.5-925
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5691.41.45551.41.6+14
Construction5,95914.113.85,01412.811.9+945
Wholesale Trade2,4575.83.73,3448.65.3-887
Retail Trade3,8499.18.03,8159.88.3+34
Accommodation and Food Services1,8554.46.31,5183.95.8+337
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,9714.76.81,9535.07.2+18
Information Media and Telecommunications1,3753.32.51,2313.12.5+144
Financial and Insurance Services2,9327.04.82,5076.44.6+425
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9432.21.77441.91.5+199
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4,79611.48.44,24210.98.1+554
Administrative and Support Services1,0872.63.11,0072.63.0+80
Public Administration and Safety2,2135.36.42,0035.16.6+210
Education and Training1,9654.74.61,8014.64.5+164
Health Care and Social Assistance2,3065.55.31,8554.74.7+451
Arts and Recreation Services5801.41.64761.21.5+104
Other Services1,5513.73.81,5504.04.0+1
Industry not classified2,0634.95.59532.42.7+1,110

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: 2.9% Mining, New South Wales: 1.6% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 7.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 1.4% Construction, New South Wales: 13.8% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 3.7% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 8.0% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 6.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 6.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 4.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 8.4% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 6.4% Education and Training, New South Wales: 4.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 5.3% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.6% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.8% Industry not classified, New South Wales: 5.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, The Hills Shire: 0.7% Mining, The Hills Shire: 0.3% Manufacturing, The Hills Shire: 7.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, The Hills Shire: 1.4% Construction, The Hills Shire: 14.1% Wholesale Trade, The Hills Shire: 5.8% Retail Trade, The Hills Shire: 9.1% Accommodation and Food Services, The Hills Shire: 4.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, The Hills Shire: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, The Hills Shire: 3.3% Financial and Insurance Services, The Hills Shire: 7.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, The Hills Shire: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, The Hills Shire: 11.4% Administrative and Support Services, The Hills Shire: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, The Hills Shire: 5.3% Education and Training, The Hills Shire: 4.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, The Hills Shire: 5.5% Arts and Recreation Services, The Hills Shire: 1.4% Other Services, The Hills Shire: 3.7% Industry not classified, The Hills Shire: 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, The Hills Shire: +11 Mining, The Hills Shire: +38 Manufacturing, The Hills Shire: -925 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, The Hills Shire: +14 Construction, The Hills Shire: +945 Wholesale Trade, The Hills Shire: -887 Retail Trade, The Hills Shire: +34 Accommodation and Food Services, The Hills Shire: +337 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, The Hills Shire: +18 Information Media and Telecommunications, The Hills Shire: +144 Financial and Insurance Services, The Hills Shire: +425 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, The Hills Shire: +199 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, The Hills Shire: +554 Administrative and Support Services, The Hills Shire: +80 Public Administration and Safety, The Hills Shire: +210 Education and Training, The Hills Shire: +164 Health Care and Social Assistance, The Hills Shire: +451 Arts and Recreation Services, The Hills Shire: +104 Other Services, The Hills Shire: +1 Industry not classified, The Hills Shire: +1,110
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 male resident workforce in The Hills Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (5,959 people or 14.1%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4,796 people or 11.4%)
  • Retail Trade (3,849 people or 9.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 14,604 people in total or 34.7% of the total male resident workforce.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 13.8% in Construction; 8.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 8.0% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the male resident workforce of The Hills Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of male resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (11.4% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of male resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (7.0% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.7% compared to 2.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (4.7% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the male resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in The Hills Shire were for those employed in:

  • Industry not classified (+1,110 male resident workforce)
  • Construction (+945 male resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-925 male resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-887 male resident workforce)

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