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Industry sector of employment

More Picnic Point residents worked in education and training than any other industry in 2011.

Picnic Point’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
Picnic Point - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.150.20.1-5
Mining30.10.100.00.1+3
Manufacturing2638.911.430611.213.5-42
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services311.00.9351.30.9-4
Construction2879.78.42559.38.3+32
Wholesale trade1515.15.51495.45.9+1
Retail Trade2378.011.02408.811.6-3
Accommodation and Food Services1404.86.01344.95.5+6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2337.98.31846.78.0+49
Information Media and Telecommunications622.12.0642.32.3-1
Financial and Insurance Services1846.25.11425.25.2+42
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services321.11.3511.91.4-19
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2378.05.71957.15.3+41
Administrative and Support Services873.03.2933.43.1-6
Public Administration and Safety1926.55.41666.15.2+27
Education and Training31010.56.62489.15.9+62
Health Care and Social Assistance2919.89.72278.38.4+63
Arts and Recreation Services642.21.3572.11.2+7
Other Services1294.44.51174.34.5+12
Inadequately described or not stated220.73.4712.63.7-49

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, Picnic Point: 0.0% Mining, Picnic Point: 0.1% Manufacturing, Picnic Point: 8.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Picnic Point: 1.0% Construction, Picnic Point: 9.7% Wholesale trade, Picnic Point: 5.1% Retail Trade, Picnic Point: 8.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Picnic Point: 4.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Picnic Point: 7.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Picnic Point: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Picnic Point: 6.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Picnic Point: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Picnic Point: 8.0% Administrative and Support Services, Picnic Point: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, Picnic Point: 6.5% Education and Training, Picnic Point: 10.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Picnic Point: 9.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Picnic Point: 2.2% Other Services, Picnic Point: 4.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Picnic Point: 0.7%
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, Picnic Point: -5 Mining, Picnic Point: +3 Manufacturing, Picnic Point: -42 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Picnic Point: -4 Construction, Picnic Point: +32 Wholesale trade, Picnic Point: +1 Retail Trade, Picnic Point: -3 Accommodation and Food Services, Picnic Point: +6 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Picnic Point: +49 Information Media and Telecommunications, Picnic Point: -1 Financial and Insurance Services, Picnic Point: +42 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Picnic Point: -19 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Picnic Point: +41 Administrative and Support Services, Picnic Point: -6 Public Administration and Safety, Picnic Point: +27 Education and Training, Picnic Point: +62 Health Care and Social Assistance, Picnic Point: +63 Arts and Recreation Services, Picnic Point: +7 Other Services, Picnic Point: +12 Inadequately described or not stated, Picnic Point: -49
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 Picnic Point in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Education and Training (310 people or 10.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (291 people or 9.8%)
  • Construction (287 people or 9.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 888 people in total or 30.0% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Bankstown City employed 6.6% in Education and Training; 9.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 8.4% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (10.5% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (8.0% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (8.0% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (8.9% compared to 11.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Picnic Point increased by 214 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+63 persons)
  • Education and Training (+62 persons)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+49 persons)