Waverley Council area
Resident workers - Industry
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services employs more of Waverley Council area’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 Waverley Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Waverley Council area, 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 Waverley Council area 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
|Resident workers industry of employment|
|Waverley Council area||2016||2011||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Greater Sydney%||Number||%||Greater Sydney%||2011 to 2016|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||64||0.2||0.4||46||0.1||0.4||+18||25000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||158||0.4||0.8||137||0.4||0.9||+21||28000||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||2,619||7.2||6.7||2,218||6.5||6.2||+401||32000||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||949||2.6||5.0||910||2.7||5.3||+39||33000||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||1,929||5.3||2.8||2,054||6.0||3.0||-125||34000||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||3,231||8.9||6.4||3,224||9.5||6.6||+7||35000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||995||2.7||1.9||812||2.4||1.8||+183||36000||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||6,320||17.4||9.8||5,861||17.2||9.6||+459||37000||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||1,686||4.6||3.6||1,484||4.4||3.5||+202||38000||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||1,347||3.7||5.5||1,295||3.8||5.6||+52||39000||P|
|Education and Training||2,847||7.8||8.0||2,652||7.8||7.6||+195||40000||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||3,566||9.8||11.6||3,182||9.3||10.9||+384||41000||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||997||2.7||1.7||900||2.6||1.6||+97||42000||P|
|Industry not classified||1,827||5.0||5.1||920||2.7||2.6||+907||44000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in Waverley Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (6,320 people or 17.4%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (3,566 people or 9.8%)
- Financial and Insurance Services (3,231 people or 8.9%)
In combination these three industries employed 13,117 people in total or 36.0% of the total resident workforce.
In comparison, Greater Sydney employed 9.8% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 11.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 6.4% in Financial and Insurance Services.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Waverley Council area and Greater Sydney were:
- A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (17.4% compared to 9.8%)
- A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Information Media and Telecommunications (5.3% compared to 2.8%)
- A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (8.9% compared to 6.4%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (2.6% compared to 5.8%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Waverley Council area were for those employed in:
- Industry not classified (+907 resident workforce)
- Wholesale Trade (-512 resident workforce)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+459 resident workforce)
- Accommodation and Food Services (+401 resident workforce)