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Resident workers - Industry

Construction employs more of Wagga Wagga City’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 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 - Males20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing8775.77.88045.27.8+73
Mining530.34.2610.44.2-8
Manufacturing1,55410.18.81,67210.812.4-118
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2901.92.02601.72.2+30
Construction2,09513.614.91,96712.813.1+128
Wholesale Trade5693.72.87995.23.8-230
Retail Trade1,3919.08.11,4259.28.5-34
Accommodation and Food Services7765.06.27564.95.6+20
Transport, Postal and Warehousing9696.36.11,1037.26.4-134
Information Media and Telecommunications1691.11.01721.11.0-3
Financial and Insurance Services2121.41.42671.71.4-55
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1501.01.21751.11.2-25
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5723.74.34933.24.4+79
Administrative and Support Services3672.42.83232.12.5+44
Public Administration and Safety1,94012.67.82,19614.27.9-256
Education and Training9656.34.81,1217.34.8-156
Health Care and Social Assistance9115.95.67094.64.8+202
Arts and Recreation Services1511.01.31180.81.2+33
Other Services6914.54.36754.44.3+16
Industry not classified6864.54.73222.12.4+364

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: 7.8% Mining, Regional NSW: 4.2% Manufacturing, Regional NSW: 8.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional NSW: 2.0% Construction, Regional NSW: 14.9% Wholesale Trade, Regional NSW: 2.8% Retail Trade, Regional NSW: 8.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional NSW: 6.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional NSW: 6.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional NSW: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional NSW: 1.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional NSW: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional NSW: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Regional NSW: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Regional NSW: 7.8% Education and Training, Regional NSW: 4.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional NSW: 5.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional NSW: 1.3% Other Services, Regional NSW: 4.3% Industry not classified, Regional NSW: 4.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Wagga Wagga City: 5.7% Mining, Wagga Wagga City: 0.3% Manufacturing, Wagga Wagga City: 10.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.9% Construction, Wagga Wagga City: 13.6% Wholesale Trade, Wagga Wagga City: 3.7% Retail Trade, Wagga Wagga City: 9.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Wagga Wagga City: 5.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wagga Wagga City: 6.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga City: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wagga Wagga City: 3.7% Administrative and Support Services, Wagga Wagga City: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Wagga Wagga City: 12.6% Education and Training, Wagga Wagga City: 6.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wagga Wagga City: 5.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.0% Other Services, Wagga Wagga City: 4.5% Industry not classified, Wagga Wagga City: 4.5%
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: +73 Mining, Wagga Wagga City: -8 Manufacturing, Wagga Wagga City: -118 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wagga Wagga City: +30 Construction, Wagga Wagga City: +128 Wholesale Trade, Wagga Wagga City: -230 Retail Trade, Wagga Wagga City: -34 Accommodation and Food Services, Wagga Wagga City: +20 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wagga Wagga City: -134 Information Media and Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga City: -3 Financial and Insurance Services, Wagga Wagga City: -55 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wagga Wagga City: -25 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wagga Wagga City: +79 Administrative and Support Services, Wagga Wagga City: +44 Public Administration and Safety, Wagga Wagga City: -256 Education and Training, Wagga Wagga City: -156 Health Care and Social Assistance, Wagga Wagga City: +202 Arts and Recreation Services, Wagga Wagga City: +33 Other Services, Wagga Wagga City: +16 Industry not classified, Wagga Wagga City: +364
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 Wagga Wagga City in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (2,095 people or 13.6%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (1,940 people or 12.6%)
  • Manufacturing (1,554 people or 10.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 5,589 people in total or 36.3% of the total male resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 14.9% in Construction; 7.8% in Public Administration and Safety; and 8.8% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of male resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (12.6% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of male resident workforce employed in Education and Training (6.3% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Mining (0.3% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (5.7% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Industry not classified (+364 male resident workforce)
  • Public Administration and Safety (-256 male resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-230 male resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+202 male resident workforce)

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