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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Wagga Wagga City’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 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 - Females20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3432.41.43232.41.4+20
Mining40.00.230.00.2+1
Manufacturing4553.13.64873.65.0-32
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services420.30.4570.40.5-15
Construction2641.82.32271.72.1+37
Wholesale Trade1821.32.42762.03.4-94
Retail Trade1,86612.911.51,97414.512.7-108
Accommodation and Food Services1,3589.47.91,3549.97.8+4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2411.72.32591.92.4-18
Information Media and Telecommunications1130.81.81321.02.1-19
Financial and Insurance Services3132.25.13612.65.6-48
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1951.31.92121.61.8-17
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6084.27.75814.37.6+27
Administrative and Support Services4883.43.94143.03.6+74
Public Administration and Safety1,1067.75.79617.05.6+145
Education and Training2,16014.912.52,01214.711.8+148
Health Care and Social Assistance3,79226.220.53,21223.519.5+580
Arts and Recreation Services1300.91.5880.61.5+42
Other Services4693.23.54863.63.5-17
Industry not classified3222.23.82341.72.2+88

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, Wagga Wagga City: 2.4% Mining, Wagga Wagga City: 0.0% Manufacturing, Wagga Wagga City: 3.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wagga Wagga City: 0.3% Construction, Wagga Wagga City: 1.8% Wholesale Trade, Wagga Wagga City: 1.3% Retail Trade, Wagga Wagga City: 12.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Wagga Wagga City: 9.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wagga Wagga City: 1.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga City: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Wagga Wagga City: 2.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wagga Wagga City: 4.2% Administrative and Support Services, Wagga Wagga City: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Wagga Wagga City: 7.7% Education and Training, Wagga Wagga City: 14.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wagga Wagga City: 26.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Wagga Wagga City: 0.9% Other Services, Wagga Wagga City: 3.2% Industry not classified, Wagga Wagga City: 2.2%
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: +20 Mining, Wagga Wagga City: +1 Manufacturing, Wagga Wagga City: -32 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wagga Wagga City: -15 Construction, Wagga Wagga City: +37 Wholesale Trade, Wagga Wagga City: -94 Retail Trade, Wagga Wagga City: -108 Accommodation and Food Services, Wagga Wagga City: +4 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wagga Wagga City: -18 Information Media and Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga City: -19 Financial and Insurance Services, Wagga Wagga City: -48 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wagga Wagga City: -17 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wagga Wagga City: +27 Administrative and Support Services, Wagga Wagga City: +74 Public Administration and Safety, Wagga Wagga City: +145 Education and Training, Wagga Wagga City: +148 Health Care and Social Assistance, Wagga Wagga City: +580 Arts and Recreation Services, Wagga Wagga City: +42 Other Services, Wagga Wagga City: -17 Industry not classified, Wagga Wagga City: +88
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 Wagga Wagga City in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3,792 people or 26.2%)
  • Education and Training (2,160 people or 14.9%)
  • Retail Trade (1,866 people or 12.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 7,818 people in total or 54.1% 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 Wagga Wagga City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (26.2% compared to 20.5%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Education and Training (14.9% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.2% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (2.2% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+580 female resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+148 female resident workforce)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+145 female resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-108 female resident workforce)

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