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Resident workers - Industry

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

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

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Resident workers industry of employment
Wagga Wagga City 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,2214.15.71,1273.95.8+94
Mining610.22.4640.22.5-3
Manufacturing2,0076.76.02,1597.48.3-152
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3281.11.33171.11.5+11
Construction2,3577.98.72,1947.57.9+163
Wholesale Trade7452.52.01,0753.72.8-330
Retail Trade3,25810.910.33,39911.711.4-141
Accommodation and Food Services2,1317.17.92,1107.37.7+21
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,2134.14.01,3624.74.2-149
Information Media and Telecommunications2861.00.93041.01.0-18
Financial and Insurance Services5261.82.06282.22.2-102
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3451.21.43871.31.4-42
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,1773.94.51,0743.74.6+103
Administrative and Support Services8492.83.37372.52.8+112
Public Administration and Safety3,04710.27.23,15710.97.2-110
Education and Training3,12310.59.03,13310.88.6-10
Health Care and Social Assistance4,70715.814.43,92113.513.0+786
Arts and Recreation Services2800.91.22060.71.2+74
Other Services1,1643.93.91,1614.03.9+3
Industry not classified1,0093.43.85561.92.1+453

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, Regional NSW: 5.7% Mining, Regional NSW: 2.4% Manufacturing, Regional NSW: 6.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional NSW: 1.3% Construction, Regional NSW: 8.7% Wholesale Trade, Regional NSW: 2.0% Retail Trade, Regional NSW: 10.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional NSW: 7.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional NSW: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional NSW: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional NSW: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional NSW: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional NSW: 4.5% Administrative and Support Services, Regional NSW: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Regional NSW: 7.2% Education and Training, Regional NSW: 9.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional NSW: 14.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional NSW: 1.2% Other Services, Regional NSW: 3.9% Industry not classified, Regional NSW: 3.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Wagga Wagga City: 4.1% Mining, Wagga Wagga City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Wagga Wagga City: 6.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.1% Construction, Wagga Wagga City: 7.9% Wholesale Trade, Wagga Wagga City: 2.5% Retail Trade, Wagga Wagga City: 10.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Wagga Wagga City: 7.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wagga Wagga City: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga City: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wagga Wagga City: 3.9% Administrative and Support Services, Wagga Wagga City: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Wagga Wagga City: 10.2% Education and Training, Wagga Wagga City: 10.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wagga Wagga City: 15.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Wagga Wagga City: 0.9% Other Services, Wagga Wagga City: 3.9% Industry not classified, Wagga Wagga City: 3.4%
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, Wagga Wagga City: +94 Mining, Wagga Wagga City: -3 Manufacturing, Wagga Wagga City: -152 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wagga Wagga City: +11 Construction, Wagga Wagga City: +163 Wholesale Trade, Wagga Wagga City: -330 Retail Trade, Wagga Wagga City: -141 Accommodation and Food Services, Wagga Wagga City: +21 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wagga Wagga City: -149 Information Media and Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga City: -18 Financial and Insurance Services, Wagga Wagga City: -102 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wagga Wagga City: -42 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wagga Wagga City: +103 Administrative and Support Services, Wagga Wagga City: +112 Public Administration and Safety, Wagga Wagga City: -110 Education and Training, Wagga Wagga City: -10 Health Care and Social Assistance, Wagga Wagga City: +786 Arts and Recreation Services, Wagga Wagga City: +74 Other Services, Wagga Wagga City: +3 Industry not classified, Wagga Wagga City: +453
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 Wagga Wagga City in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (4,707 people or 15.8%)
  • Retail Trade (3,258 people or 10.9%)
  • Education and Training (3,123 people or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries employed 11,088 people in total or 37.2% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 14.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.3% in Retail Trade; and 9.0% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Wagga Wagga City and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (10.2% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (10.5% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Mining (0.2% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (4.1% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+786 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+453 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-330 resident workforce)
  • Construction (+163 resident workforce)

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