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Bankstown CBD
Industry sector of employment

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

Bankstown CBD’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 CBD - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.100.00.10
Mining00.00.130.10.1-3
Manufacturing81913.511.481616.313.5+3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services140.20.9170.30.9-3
Construction3405.68.43206.48.3+21
Wholesale trade3355.55.52555.15.9+79
Retail Trade70511.611.056811.411.6+137
Accommodation and Food Services4557.56.03126.25.5+143
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5308.78.33947.98.0+136
Information Media and Telecommunications1242.02.01402.82.3-16
Financial and Insurance Services3185.25.12815.65.2+37
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services480.81.3481.01.4+1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3025.05.72675.35.3+34
Administrative and Support Services2474.13.21893.83.1+59
Public Administration and Safety2884.75.42785.65.2+10
Education and Training2774.66.61994.05.9+79
Health Care and Social Assistance66911.09.74438.98.4+225
Arts and Recreation Services621.01.3340.71.2+28
Other Services2674.44.51943.94.5+73
Inadequately described or not stated2844.73.42414.83.7+43

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 CBD: 0.0% Mining, Bankstown CBD: 0.0% Manufacturing, Bankstown CBD: 13.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bankstown CBD: 0.2% Construction, Bankstown CBD: 5.6% Wholesale trade, Bankstown CBD: 5.5% Retail Trade, Bankstown CBD: 11.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Bankstown CBD: 7.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bankstown CBD: 8.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Bankstown CBD: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Bankstown CBD: 5.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bankstown CBD: 0.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bankstown CBD: 5.0% Administrative and Support Services, Bankstown CBD: 4.1% Public Administration and Safety, Bankstown CBD: 4.7% Education and Training, Bankstown CBD: 4.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Bankstown CBD: 11.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Bankstown CBD: 1.0% Other Services, Bankstown CBD: 4.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Bankstown CBD: 4.7%
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 CBD: 0 Mining, Bankstown CBD: -3 Manufacturing, Bankstown CBD: +3 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bankstown CBD: -3 Construction, Bankstown CBD: +21 Wholesale trade, Bankstown CBD: +79 Retail Trade, Bankstown CBD: +137 Accommodation and Food Services, Bankstown CBD: +143 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bankstown CBD: +136 Information Media and Telecommunications, Bankstown CBD: -16 Financial and Insurance Services, Bankstown CBD: +37 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bankstown CBD: +1 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bankstown CBD: +34 Administrative and Support Services, Bankstown CBD: +59 Public Administration and Safety, Bankstown CBD: +10 Education and Training, Bankstown CBD: +79 Health Care and Social Assistance, Bankstown CBD: +225 Arts and Recreation Services, Bankstown CBD: +28 Other Services, Bankstown CBD: +73 Inadequately described or not stated, Bankstown CBD: +43
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 CBD in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (819 people or 13.5%)
  • Retail Trade (705 people or 11.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (669 people or 11.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,193 people in total or 36.0% 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 CBD and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (13.5% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (7.5% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (5.6% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (4.6% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Bankstown CBD increased by 1,085 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+225 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+143 persons)
  • Retail Trade (+137 persons)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+136 persons)