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Brompton and District

Industry sector of employment

More Brompton and District residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Brompton and District’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
Brompton and District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.20.4110.60.5-7
Mining120.60.790.50.4+3
Manufacturing1788.410.818810.613.4-10
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services221.01.4221.21.20
Construction1115.27.6744.26.8+37
Wholesale trade914.34.3774.34.4+14
Retail Trade1929.111.218010.112.0+12
Accommodation and Food Services1848.76.31337.55.9+51
Transport, Postal and Warehousing763.64.9492.85.0+27
Information Media and Telecommunications512.41.7341.91.8+17
Financial and Insurance Services833.93.7693.93.8+14
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services271.31.5171.01.5+10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1969.26.21287.25.6+68
Administrative and Support Services984.63.6512.93.6+47
Public Administration and Safety1828.67.61568.87.0+26
Education and Training1687.97.51619.07.4+7
Health Care and Social Assistance28613.512.924313.711.9+43
Arts and Recreation Services582.71.7633.51.5-5
Other Services693.34.2804.54.4-11
Inadequately described or not stated331.62.0352.02.0-2

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, City of Charles Sturt: 0.4% Mining, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Manufacturing, City of Charles Sturt: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Charles Sturt: 1.4% Construction, City of Charles Sturt: 7.6% Wholesale trade, City of Charles Sturt: 4.3% Retail Trade, City of Charles Sturt: 11.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Charles Sturt: 6.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Charles Sturt: 4.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Charles Sturt: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Charles Sturt: 3.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Charles Sturt: 6.2% Administrative and Support Services, City of Charles Sturt: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Charles Sturt: 7.6% Education and Training, City of Charles Sturt: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Charles Sturt: 12.9% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Charles Sturt: 1.7% Other Services, City of Charles Sturt: 4.2% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Brompton and District: 0.2% Mining, Brompton and District: 0.6% Manufacturing, Brompton and District: 8.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Brompton and District: 1.0% Construction, Brompton and District: 5.2% Wholesale trade, Brompton and District: 4.3% Retail Trade, Brompton and District: 9.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Brompton and District: 8.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Brompton and District: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Brompton and District: 2.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Brompton and District: 3.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Brompton and District: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Brompton and District: 9.2% Administrative and Support Services, Brompton and District: 4.6% Public Administration and Safety, Brompton and District: 8.6% Education and Training, Brompton and District: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Brompton and District: 13.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Brompton and District: 2.7% Other Services, Brompton and District: 3.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Brompton and District: 1.6%
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, Brompton and District: -7 Mining, Brompton and District: +3 Manufacturing, Brompton and District: -10 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Brompton and District: 0 Construction, Brompton and District: +37 Wholesale trade, Brompton and District: +14 Retail Trade, Brompton and District: +12 Accommodation and Food Services, Brompton and District: +51 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Brompton and District: +27 Information Media and Telecommunications, Brompton and District: +17 Financial and Insurance Services, Brompton and District: +14 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Brompton and District: +10 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Brompton and District: +68 Administrative and Support Services, Brompton and District: +47 Public Administration and Safety, Brompton and District: +26 Education and Training, Brompton and District: +7 Health Care and Social Assistance, Brompton and District: +43 Arts and Recreation Services, Brompton and District: -5 Other Services, Brompton and District: -11 Inadequately described or not stated, Brompton and District: -2
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 Brompton and District in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (286 people or 13.5%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (196 people or 9.2%)
  • Retail Trade (192 people or 9.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 674 people in total or 31.8% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Charles Sturt employed 12.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 6.2% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 11.2% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Brompton and District and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (9.2% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (8.7% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (8.4% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (5.2% compared to 7.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Brompton and District increased by 341 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+68 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+51 persons)