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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the City of Wyndham’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 the City of Wyndham residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Wyndham, 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 the City of Wyndham 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
City of Wyndham 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7370.72.24730.62.3+264
Mining1750.20.31440.20.4+31
Manufacturing7,9208.07.89,10211.810.7-1,182
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,3131.31.17991.01.1+514
Construction7,2587.48.36,4428.38.3+816
Wholesale Trade3,6133.73.23,9905.24.5-377
Retail Trade10,08410.210.28,19710.610.8+1,887
Accommodation and Food Services5,9386.06.64,1955.46.1+1,743
Transport, Postal and Warehousing9,95110.14.86,9609.04.7+2,991
Information Media and Telecommunications2,0732.11.91,5882.12.0+485
Financial and Insurance Services4,7904.93.93,8665.04.1+924
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,5231.51.61,1031.41.4+420
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6,6596.87.94,9396.47.8+1,720
Administrative and Support Services3,7413.83.43,0333.93.3+708
Public Administration and Safety5,5215.65.34,8206.25.3+701
Education and Training6,4306.58.64,4945.88.0+1,936
Health Care and Social Assistance10,83911.012.57,1889.311.6+3,651
Arts and Recreation Services1,7541.81.91,4451.91.7+309
Other Services3,1423.23.62,6033.43.6+539
Industry not classified4,9445.04.71,8702.42.4+3,074

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, Victoria: 2.2% Mining, Victoria: 0.3% Manufacturing, Victoria: 7.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Victoria: 1.1% Construction, Victoria: 8.3% Wholesale Trade, Victoria: 3.2% Retail Trade, Victoria: 10.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Victoria: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Victoria: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Victoria: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Victoria: 3.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Victoria: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Victoria: 7.9% Administrative and Support Services, Victoria: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Victoria: 5.3% Education and Training, Victoria: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Victoria: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Victoria: 1.9% Other Services, Victoria: 3.6% Industry not classified, Victoria: 4.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Wyndham: 0.7% Mining, City of Wyndham: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Wyndham: 8.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Wyndham: 1.3% Construction, City of Wyndham: 7.4% Wholesale Trade, City of Wyndham: 3.7% Retail Trade, City of Wyndham: 10.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Wyndham: 6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Wyndham: 10.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Wyndham: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Wyndham: 4.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Wyndham: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Wyndham: 6.8% Administrative and Support Services, City of Wyndham: 3.8% Public Administration and Safety, City of Wyndham: 5.6% Education and Training, City of Wyndham: 6.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Wyndham: 11.0% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Wyndham: 1.8% Other Services, City of Wyndham: 3.2% Industry not classified, City of Wyndham: 5.0%
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, City of Wyndham: +264 Mining, City of Wyndham: +31 Manufacturing, City of Wyndham: -1,182 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Wyndham: +514 Construction, City of Wyndham: +816 Wholesale Trade, City of Wyndham: -377 Retail Trade, City of Wyndham: +1,887 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Wyndham: +1,743 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Wyndham: +2,991 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Wyndham: +485 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Wyndham: +924 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Wyndham: +420 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Wyndham: +1,720 Administrative and Support Services, City of Wyndham: +708 Public Administration and Safety, City of Wyndham: +701 Education and Training, City of Wyndham: +1,936 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Wyndham: +3,651 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Wyndham: +309 Other Services, City of Wyndham: +539 Industry not classified, City of Wyndham: +3,074
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 City of Wyndham in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (10,839 people or 11.0%)
  • Retail Trade (10,084 people or 10.2%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (9,951 people or 10.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 30,874 people in total or 31.4% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Victoria employed 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.2% in Retail Trade; and 4.8% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of the City of Wyndham and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (10.1% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (6.5% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (11.0% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.7% compared to 2.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+3,651 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+3,074 resident workforce)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+2,991 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+1,936 resident workforce)

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