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Industry sector of employment

More Mount Lewis residents worked in retail trade than any other industry in 2011.

Mount Lewis’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
Mount Lewis - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.100.00.10
Mining00.00.100.00.10
Manufacturing4112.011.44112.013.50
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services00.00.930.80.9-3
Construction4212.18.4308.88.3+11
Wholesale trade154.35.5175.05.9-3
Retail Trade4513.011.05114.711.6-6
Accommodation and Food Services246.96.0308.85.5-7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing154.58.3247.08.0-9
Information Media and Telecommunications51.52.0174.92.3-12
Financial and Insurance Services174.95.1216.15.2-4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services00.01.300.01.40
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services195.45.7215.95.3-2
Administrative and Support Services92.73.2103.03.1-1
Public Administration and Safety123.55.472.05.2+5
Education and Training185.26.6123.55.9+6
Health Care and Social Assistance3410.09.7174.88.4+18
Arts and Recreation Services41.11.371.91.2-3
Other Services216.14.5175.04.5+3
Inadequately described or not stated236.83.4195.63.7+4

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, Mount Lewis: 0.0% Mining, Mount Lewis: 0.0% Manufacturing, Mount Lewis: 12.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mount Lewis: 0.0% Construction, Mount Lewis: 12.1% Wholesale trade, Mount Lewis: 4.3% Retail Trade, Mount Lewis: 13.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Mount Lewis: 6.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mount Lewis: 4.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Mount Lewis: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Mount Lewis: 4.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mount Lewis: 0.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mount Lewis: 5.4% Administrative and Support Services, Mount Lewis: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Mount Lewis: 3.5% Education and Training, Mount Lewis: 5.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Mount Lewis: 10.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Mount Lewis: 1.1% Other Services, Mount Lewis: 6.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Mount Lewis: 6.8%
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, Mount Lewis: 0 Mining, Mount Lewis: 0 Manufacturing, Mount Lewis: 0 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mount Lewis: -3 Construction, Mount Lewis: +11 Wholesale trade, Mount Lewis: -3 Retail Trade, Mount Lewis: -6 Accommodation and Food Services, Mount Lewis: -7 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mount Lewis: -9 Information Media and Telecommunications, Mount Lewis: -12 Financial and Insurance Services, Mount Lewis: -4 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mount Lewis: 0 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mount Lewis: -2 Administrative and Support Services, Mount Lewis: -1 Public Administration and Safety, Mount Lewis: +5 Education and Training, Mount Lewis: +6 Health Care and Social Assistance, Mount Lewis: +18 Arts and Recreation Services, Mount Lewis: -3 Other Services, Mount Lewis: +3 Inadequately described or not stated, Mount Lewis: +4
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 Mount Lewis in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (45 people or 13.0%)
  • Construction (42 people or 12.1%)
  • Manufacturing (41 people or 12.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 128 people in total or 37.1% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Bankstown City employed 11.0% in Retail Trade; 8.4% in Construction; and 11.4% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (12.1% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (13.0% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (4.5% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in public administration and safety (3.5% compared to 5.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Mount Lewis decreased by 3 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Mount Lewis between 2006 and 2011.