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Resident workers - Industry

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services employs more of Willoughby 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 Willoughby City residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Willoughby 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 Willoughby 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
Willoughby City 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing820.22.1510.22.2+31
Mining1070.30.9990.31.0+8
Manufacturing1,1543.25.81,4454.38.4-291
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1740.50.91660.51.1+8
Construction1,4734.18.41,2973.97.3+176
Wholesale Trade1,4103.93.11,8835.64.4-473
Retail Trade2,7467.69.72,5007.410.3+246
Accommodation and Food Services2,3386.47.12,0246.06.7+314
Transport, Postal and Warehousing9162.54.78802.64.9+36
Information Media and Telecommunications1,7544.82.21,7645.22.3-10
Financial and Insurance Services4,13011.44.93,92711.75.0+203
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,0452.91.87932.41.6+252
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6,56318.18.16,29718.77.9+266
Administrative and Support Services1,2813.53.51,2113.63.3+70
Public Administration and Safety1,3353.76.01,2243.66.1+111
Education and Training2,8057.78.42,3687.07.9+437
Health Care and Social Assistance3,85210.612.53,46810.311.6+384
Arts and Recreation Services5611.51.55041.51.5+57
Other Services1,0072.83.79322.83.7+75
Industry not classified1,5964.44.78232.42.5+773

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: 2.1% Mining, New South Wales: 0.9% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 5.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 0.9% Construction, New South Wales: 8.4% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 3.1% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 9.7% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 7.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 4.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 8.1% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 6.0% Education and Training, New South Wales: 8.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.5% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.7% Industry not classified, New South Wales: 4.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Willoughby City: 0.2% Mining, Willoughby City: 0.3% Manufacturing, Willoughby City: 3.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Willoughby City: 0.5% Construction, Willoughby City: 4.1% Wholesale Trade, Willoughby City: 3.9% Retail Trade, Willoughby City: 7.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Willoughby City: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Willoughby City: 2.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Willoughby City: 4.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Willoughby City: 11.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Willoughby City: 2.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Willoughby City: 18.1% Administrative and Support Services, Willoughby City: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Willoughby City: 3.7% Education and Training, Willoughby City: 7.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Willoughby City: 10.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Willoughby City: 1.5% Other Services, Willoughby City: 2.8% Industry not classified, Willoughby City: 4.4%
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, Willoughby City: +31 Mining, Willoughby City: +8 Manufacturing, Willoughby City: -291 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Willoughby City: +8 Construction, Willoughby City: +176 Wholesale Trade, Willoughby City: -473 Retail Trade, Willoughby City: +246 Accommodation and Food Services, Willoughby City: +314 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Willoughby City: +36 Information Media and Telecommunications, Willoughby City: -10 Financial and Insurance Services, Willoughby City: +203 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Willoughby City: +252 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Willoughby City: +266 Administrative and Support Services, Willoughby City: +70 Public Administration and Safety, Willoughby City: +111 Education and Training, Willoughby City: +437 Health Care and Social Assistance, Willoughby City: +384 Arts and Recreation Services, Willoughby City: +57 Other Services, Willoughby City: +75 Industry not classified, Willoughby City: +773
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 Willoughby City in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (6,563 people or 18.1%)
  • Financial and Insurance Services (4,130 people or 11.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3,852 people or 10.6%)

In combination these three industries employed 14,545 people in total or 40.0% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 8.1% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 4.9% in Financial and Insurance Services; and 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Willoughby City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (18.1% compared to 8.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (11.4% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (4.1% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (3.2% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Industry not classified (+773 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-473 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+437 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+384 resident workforce)

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