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The Hills Shire

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of The Hills Shire’s female 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 - Females20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1980.51.41810.51.4+17
Mining500.10.2180.10.2+32
Manufacturing1,6664.43.61,9835.75.0-317
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1780.50.41710.50.5+7
Construction1,4233.72.31,1703.42.1+253
Wholesale Trade1,4803.92.41,9605.63.4-480
Retail Trade4,41211.611.54,41712.712.7-5
Accommodation and Food Services1,9465.17.91,7995.27.8+147
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5691.52.35571.62.4+12
Information Media and Telecommunications6971.81.86411.82.1+56
Financial and Insurance Services2,4836.55.12,1856.35.6+298
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8112.11.96551.91.8+156
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,5179.27.73,1919.27.6+326
Administrative and Support Services1,1363.03.91,0262.93.6+110
Public Administration and Safety1,7484.65.71,4794.25.6+269
Education and Training5,47414.412.54,84613.911.8+628
Health Care and Social Assistance6,92618.220.56,01817.319.5+908
Arts and Recreation Services5341.41.54791.41.5+55
Other Services1,3863.63.51,3093.83.5+77
Industry not classified1,4323.83.87652.22.2+667

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: 1.4% Mining, New South Wales: 0.2% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 3.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 0.4% Construction, New South Wales: 2.3% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 2.4% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 11.5% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 7.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 2.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 7.7% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 5.7% Education and Training, New South Wales: 12.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 20.5% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.5% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.5% Industry not classified, New South Wales: 3.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, The Hills Shire: 0.5% Mining, The Hills Shire: 0.1% Manufacturing, The Hills Shire: 4.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, The Hills Shire: 0.5% Construction, The Hills Shire: 3.7% Wholesale Trade, The Hills Shire: 3.9% Retail Trade, The Hills Shire: 11.6% Accommodation and Food Services, The Hills Shire: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, The Hills Shire: 1.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, The Hills Shire: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, The Hills Shire: 6.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, The Hills Shire: 2.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, The Hills Shire: 9.2% Administrative and Support Services, The Hills Shire: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, The Hills Shire: 4.6% Education and Training, The Hills Shire: 14.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, The Hills Shire: 18.2% Arts and Recreation Services, The Hills Shire: 1.4% Other Services, The Hills Shire: 3.6% Industry not classified, The Hills Shire: 3.8%
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: +17 Mining, The Hills Shire: +32 Manufacturing, The Hills Shire: -317 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, The Hills Shire: +7 Construction, The Hills Shire: +253 Wholesale Trade, The Hills Shire: -480 Retail Trade, The Hills Shire: -5 Accommodation and Food Services, The Hills Shire: +147 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, The Hills Shire: +12 Information Media and Telecommunications, The Hills Shire: +56 Financial and Insurance Services, The Hills Shire: +298 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, The Hills Shire: +156 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, The Hills Shire: +326 Administrative and Support Services, The Hills Shire: +110 Public Administration and Safety, The Hills Shire: +269 Education and Training, The Hills Shire: +628 Health Care and Social Assistance, The Hills Shire: +908 Arts and Recreation Services, The Hills Shire: +55 Other Services, The Hills Shire: +77 Industry not classified, The Hills Shire: +667
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 female resident workforce in The Hills Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (6,926 people or 18.2%)
  • Education and Training (5,474 people or 14.4%)
  • Retail Trade (4,412 people or 11.6%)

In combination these three industries employed 16,812 people in total or 44.2% of the total female resident workforce.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 20.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 12.5% in Education and Training; and 11.5% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Education and Training (14.4% compared to 12.5%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Wholesale Trade (3.9% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (5.1% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (18.2% compared to 20.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+908 female resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+667 female resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+628 female resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-480 female resident workforce)

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