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Industry sector of employment

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

Findon’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
Findon - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing00.00.460.30.5-6
Mining50.20.760.30.4-1
Manufacturing26711.710.832415.813.4-57
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services281.21.4130.61.2+15
Construction1627.17.61296.36.8+33
Wholesale trade843.74.3994.84.4-15
Retail Trade31413.711.227613.512.0+38
Accommodation and Food Services1667.36.31195.85.9+46
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1295.64.91125.55.0+17
Information Media and Telecommunications441.91.7422.11.8+1
Financial and Insurance Services934.13.7602.93.8+33
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services301.31.5241.21.5+6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1155.06.21055.15.6+10
Administrative and Support Services1084.73.6693.43.6+39
Public Administration and Safety1506.67.61215.97.0+29
Education and Training1175.17.51145.67.4+2
Health Care and Social Assistance29112.712.922511.011.9+66
Arts and Recreation Services180.81.7261.31.5-8
Other Services1094.84.21296.34.4-20
Inadequately described or not stated562.42.0502.42.0+6

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, Findon: 0.0% Mining, Findon: 0.2% Manufacturing, Findon: 11.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Findon: 1.2% Construction, Findon: 7.1% Wholesale trade, Findon: 3.7% Retail Trade, Findon: 13.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Findon: 7.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Findon: 5.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Findon: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Findon: 4.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Findon: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Findon: 5.0% Administrative and Support Services, Findon: 4.7% Public Administration and Safety, Findon: 6.6% Education and Training, Findon: 5.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Findon: 12.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Findon: 0.8% Other Services, Findon: 4.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Findon: 2.4%
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, Findon: -6 Mining, Findon: -1 Manufacturing, Findon: -57 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Findon: +15 Construction, Findon: +33 Wholesale trade, Findon: -15 Retail Trade, Findon: +38 Accommodation and Food Services, Findon: +46 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Findon: +17 Information Media and Telecommunications, Findon: +1 Financial and Insurance Services, Findon: +33 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Findon: +6 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Findon: +10 Administrative and Support Services, Findon: +39 Public Administration and Safety, Findon: +29 Education and Training, Findon: +2 Health Care and Social Assistance, Findon: +66 Arts and Recreation Services, Findon: -8 Other Services, Findon: -20 Inadequately described or not stated, Findon: +6
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 Findon in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (314 people or 13.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (291 people or 12.7%)
  • Manufacturing (267 people or 11.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 872 people in total or 38.2% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Charles Sturt employed 11.2% in Retail Trade; 12.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.8% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (13.7% compared to 11.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in administrative and support services (4.7% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (5.1% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (5.0% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Findon increased by 237 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+66 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-57 persons)