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West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson

Industry sector of employment

More West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson’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
West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing140.30.4481.00.5-34
Mining380.80.7360.70.4+2
Manufacturing49210.210.858211.613.4-90
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services721.51.4791.61.2-7
Construction3727.77.62996.06.8+73
Wholesale trade2465.14.32364.74.4+10
Retail Trade56611.711.269813.912.0-132
Accommodation and Food Services2755.76.33076.15.9-32
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2234.64.92264.55.0-3
Information Media and Telecommunications671.41.7941.91.8-27
Financial and Insurance Services2134.43.72404.83.8-27
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services891.81.5901.81.5-1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3507.26.22865.75.6+64
Administrative and Support Services1412.93.61182.43.6+23
Public Administration and Safety3306.87.63166.37.0+14
Education and Training4168.67.54438.87.4-27
Health Care and Social Assistance57011.812.953810.711.9+32
Arts and Recreation Services1082.21.7791.61.5+29
Other Services1984.14.22124.24.4-14
Inadequately described or not stated661.42.0931.92.0-27

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, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 0.3% Mining, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 0.8% Manufacturing, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 10.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.5% Construction, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 7.7% Wholesale trade, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 5.1% Retail Trade, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 11.7% Accommodation and Food Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 7.2% Administrative and Support Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 6.8% Education and Training, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 11.8% Arts and Recreation Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 2.2% Other Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.4%
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, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -34 Mining, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +2 Manufacturing, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -90 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -7 Construction, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +73 Wholesale trade, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +10 Retail Trade, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -132 Accommodation and Food Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -32 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -3 Information Media and Telecommunications, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -27 Financial and Insurance Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -27 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -1 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +64 Administrative and Support Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +23 Public Administration and Safety, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +14 Education and Training, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -27 Health Care and Social Assistance, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +32 Arts and Recreation Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +29 Other Services, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -14 Inadequately described or not stated, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -27
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 West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (570 people or 11.8%)
  • Retail Trade (566 people or 11.7%)
  • Manufacturing (492 people or 10.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,628 people in total or 33.6% of the total employed resident population.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (8.6% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (7.2% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (11.8% compared to 12.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson decreased by 174 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson were for those employed in:

  • Retail Trade (-132 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-90 persons)
  • Construction (+73 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+64 persons)