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Chester Hill
Industry sector of employment

More Chester Hill residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Chester Hill’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
Chester Hill - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.140.10.1-4
Mining00.00.100.00.10
Manufacturing52713.211.460116.613.5-74
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services521.30.9381.10.9+14
Construction3338.38.42597.18.3+74
Wholesale trade2285.75.52416.65.9-14
Retail Trade46411.611.043311.911.6+30
Accommodation and Food Services2295.76.02045.65.5+25
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3749.48.33329.18.0+42
Information Media and Telecommunications711.82.0762.12.3-5
Financial and Insurance Services2005.05.11885.25.2+12
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services521.31.3441.21.4+8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1764.45.71694.65.3+7
Administrative and Support Services1213.03.21223.33.1-1
Public Administration and Safety1604.05.41684.65.2-8
Education and Training2416.06.61794.95.9+61
Health Care and Social Assistance3859.79.72757.68.4+110
Arts and Recreation Services511.31.3361.01.2+15
Other Services1553.94.51423.94.5+13
Inadequately described or not stated1674.23.41213.33.7+46

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, Chester Hill: 0.0% Mining, Chester Hill: 0.0% Manufacturing, Chester Hill: 13.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Chester Hill: 1.3% Construction, Chester Hill: 8.3% Wholesale trade, Chester Hill: 5.7% Retail Trade, Chester Hill: 11.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Chester Hill: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Chester Hill: 9.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Chester Hill: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Chester Hill: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Chester Hill: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Chester Hill: 4.4% Administrative and Support Services, Chester Hill: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, Chester Hill: 4.0% Education and Training, Chester Hill: 6.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Chester Hill: 9.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Chester Hill: 1.3% Other Services, Chester Hill: 3.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Chester Hill: 4.2%
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, Chester Hill: -4 Mining, Chester Hill: 0 Manufacturing, Chester Hill: -74 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Chester Hill: +14 Construction, Chester Hill: +74 Wholesale trade, Chester Hill: -14 Retail Trade, Chester Hill: +30 Accommodation and Food Services, Chester Hill: +25 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Chester Hill: +42 Information Media and Telecommunications, Chester Hill: -5 Financial and Insurance Services, Chester Hill: +12 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Chester Hill: +8 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Chester Hill: +7 Administrative and Support Services, Chester Hill: -1 Public Administration and Safety, Chester Hill: -8 Education and Training, Chester Hill: +61 Health Care and Social Assistance, Chester Hill: +110 Arts and Recreation Services, Chester Hill: +15 Other Services, Chester Hill: +13 Inadequately described or not stated, Chester Hill: +46
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 Chester Hill in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (527 people or 13.2%)
  • Retail Trade (464 people or 11.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (385 people or 9.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,376 people in total or 34.5% 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 Chester Hill 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 transport, postal and warehousing (9.4% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (4.0% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (4.4% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Chester Hill increased by 351 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+110 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-74 persons)
  • Construction (+74 persons)
  • Education and Training (+61 persons)