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Bankstown Balance
Industry sector of employment

More Bankstown Balance residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Bankstown Balance’s industry statistics identify the industry sectors in which the residents work (which may be within the residing area or elsewhere). This will be influenced by the skill base and socio-economic status of the residents as well as the industries and employment opportunities present in the region.

When viewed in conjunction with Residents Place of Work data and Method of Travel to Work, industry sector statistics provide insights into the relationship between the economic and residential role of the area.

Derived from the two Census questions:

'What best describes the business of your employer?' and 'What are the main goods produced or main services provided by your employers business?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Bankstown Balance - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.1170.40.1-17
Mining00.00.100.00.10
Manufacturing57713.211.462815.913.5-51
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services150.30.9160.40.9-1
Construction3157.28.43218.28.3-6
Wholesale trade2475.65.52205.65.9+27
Retail Trade53912.311.052713.411.6+12
Accommodation and Food Services2816.46.02205.65.5+61
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3357.68.32817.18.0+54
Information Media and Telecommunications751.72.01142.92.3-39
Financial and Insurance Services2094.85.11874.85.2+22
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services290.71.3451.11.4-16
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2265.25.71584.05.3+69
Administrative and Support Services1403.23.21193.03.1+21
Public Administration and Safety2154.95.41674.25.2+48
Education and Training2064.76.61874.75.9+19
Health Care and Social Assistance46710.79.73318.48.4+136
Arts and Recreation Services420.91.3300.81.2+12
Other Services2084.74.51904.84.5+18
Inadequately described or not stated2555.83.41824.63.7+73

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2011
Industry sector of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Bankstown City: 0.1% Mining, Bankstown City: 0.1% Manufacturing, Bankstown City: 11.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bankstown City: 0.9% Construction, Bankstown City: 8.4% Wholesale trade, Bankstown City: 5.5% Retail Trade, Bankstown City: 11.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Bankstown City: 6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bankstown City: 8.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Bankstown City: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Bankstown City: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bankstown City: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bankstown City: 5.7% Administrative and Support Services, Bankstown City: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Bankstown City: 5.4% Education and Training, Bankstown City: 6.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Bankstown City: 9.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Bankstown City: 1.3% Other Services, Bankstown City: 4.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Bankstown City: 3.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Bankstown Balance: 0.0% Mining, Bankstown Balance: 0.0% Manufacturing, Bankstown Balance: 13.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bankstown Balance: 0.3% Construction, Bankstown Balance: 7.2% Wholesale trade, Bankstown Balance: 5.6% Retail Trade, Bankstown Balance: 12.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Bankstown Balance: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bankstown Balance: 7.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Bankstown Balance: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Bankstown Balance: 4.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bankstown Balance: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bankstown Balance: 5.2% Administrative and Support Services, Bankstown Balance: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Bankstown Balance: 4.9% Education and Training, Bankstown Balance: 4.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Bankstown Balance: 10.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Bankstown Balance: 0.9% Other Services, Bankstown Balance: 4.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Bankstown Balance: 5.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Bankstown Balance: -17 Mining, Bankstown Balance: 0 Manufacturing, Bankstown Balance: -51 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bankstown Balance: -1 Construction, Bankstown Balance: -6 Wholesale trade, Bankstown Balance: +27 Retail Trade, Bankstown Balance: +12 Accommodation and Food Services, Bankstown Balance: +61 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bankstown Balance: +54 Information Media and Telecommunications, Bankstown Balance: -39 Financial and Insurance Services, Bankstown Balance: +22 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bankstown Balance: -16 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bankstown Balance: +69 Administrative and Support Services, Bankstown Balance: +21 Public Administration and Safety, Bankstown Balance: +48 Education and Training, Bankstown Balance: +19 Health Care and Social Assistance, Bankstown Balance: +136 Arts and Recreation Services, Bankstown Balance: +12 Other Services, Bankstown Balance: +18 Inadequately described or not stated, Bankstown Balance: +73
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in Bankstown Balance in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (577 people or 13.2%)
  • Retail Trade (539 people or 12.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (467 people or 10.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,583 people in total or 36.1% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Bankstown City employed 11.4% in Manufacturing; 11.0% in Retail Trade; and 9.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Bankstown Balance and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (13.2% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (12.3% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (4.7% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (7.2% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Bankstown Balance increased by 443 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Bankstown Balance were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+136 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+69 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+61 persons)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+54 persons)