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Industry sector of employment

More North Ward residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

North Ward’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
North Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing30.00.1280.20.1-25
Mining00.00.170.00.1-7
Manufacturing2,16513.711.42,30815.713.5-142
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1250.80.91421.00.9-17
Construction1,2948.28.41,0977.58.3+197
Wholesale trade9235.85.59616.55.9-38
Retail Trade1,87011.811.01,78712.211.6+83
Accommodation and Food Services8945.66.07254.95.5+169
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,4118.98.31,2278.48.0+185
Information Media and Telecommunications3071.92.03262.22.3-18
Financial and Insurance Services7244.65.16574.55.2+67
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1531.01.31771.21.4-24
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7794.95.77305.05.3+49
Administrative and Support Services4843.13.24583.13.1+26
Public Administration and Safety7254.65.47335.05.2-8
Education and Training8545.46.67625.25.9+92
Health Care and Social Assistance1,5059.59.71,2148.38.4+291
Arts and Recreation Services1891.21.31721.21.2+17
Other Services7154.54.55904.04.5+124
Inadequately described or not stated7134.53.45783.93.7+135

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, North Ward: 0.0% Mining, North Ward: 0.0% Manufacturing, North Ward: 13.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, North Ward: 0.8% Construction, North Ward: 8.2% Wholesale trade, North Ward: 5.8% Retail Trade, North Ward: 11.8% Accommodation and Food Services, North Ward: 5.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, North Ward: 8.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, North Ward: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, North Ward: 4.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, North Ward: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, North Ward: 4.9% Administrative and Support Services, North Ward: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, North Ward: 4.6% Education and Training, North Ward: 5.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, North Ward: 9.5% Arts and Recreation Services, North Ward: 1.2% Other Services, North Ward: 4.5% Inadequately described or not stated, North Ward: 4.5%
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, North Ward: -25 Mining, North Ward: -7 Manufacturing, North Ward: -142 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, North Ward: -17 Construction, North Ward: +197 Wholesale trade, North Ward: -38 Retail Trade, North Ward: +83 Accommodation and Food Services, North Ward: +169 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, North Ward: +185 Information Media and Telecommunications, North Ward: -18 Financial and Insurance Services, North Ward: +67 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, North Ward: -24 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, North Ward: +49 Administrative and Support Services, North Ward: +26 Public Administration and Safety, North Ward: -8 Education and Training, North Ward: +92 Health Care and Social Assistance, North Ward: +291 Arts and Recreation Services, North Ward: +17 Other Services, North Ward: +124 Inadequately described or not stated, North Ward: +135
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 North Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (2,165 people or 13.7%)
  • Retail Trade (1,870 people or 11.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,505 people or 9.5%)

In combination, these three industries employed 5,540 people in total or 35.0% 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 North Ward and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (13.7% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (5.4% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in North Ward increased by 1,157 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+291 persons)
  • Construction (+197 persons)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+185 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+169 persons)