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Woodville West

Industry sector of employment

More Woodville West residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Woodville West’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
Woodville West - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing50.40.400.00.5+5
Mining40.30.700.00.4+4
Manufacturing14411.210.817415.113.4-30
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services161.21.4161.41.20
Construction1068.37.6806.96.8+26
Wholesale trade655.14.3665.84.4-2
Retail Trade13610.611.214012.112.0-4
Accommodation and Food Services765.96.3786.75.9-2
Transport, Postal and Warehousing765.94.9453.95.0+31
Information Media and Telecommunications201.61.7151.31.8+5
Financial and Insurance Services403.13.7393.43.8+1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services30.21.5131.11.5-10
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services695.46.2433.75.6+26
Administrative and Support Services503.93.6534.63.6-3
Public Administration and Safety896.97.6726.27.0+17
Education and Training725.77.5574.97.4+15
Health Care and Social Assistance21616.912.916314.111.9+54
Arts and Recreation Services302.31.7161.41.5+14
Other Services342.64.2564.94.4-22
Inadequately described or not stated312.42.0282.42.0+3

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, Woodville West: 0.4% Mining, Woodville West: 0.3% Manufacturing, Woodville West: 11.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Woodville West: 1.2% Construction, Woodville West: 8.3% Wholesale trade, Woodville West: 5.1% Retail Trade, Woodville West: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Woodville West: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Woodville West: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Woodville West: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Woodville West: 3.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Woodville West: 0.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Woodville West: 5.4% Administrative and Support Services, Woodville West: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, Woodville West: 6.9% Education and Training, Woodville West: 5.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Woodville West: 16.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Woodville West: 2.3% Other Services, Woodville West: 2.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Woodville West: 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, Woodville West: +5 Mining, Woodville West: +4 Manufacturing, Woodville West: -30 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Woodville West: 0 Construction, Woodville West: +26 Wholesale trade, Woodville West: -2 Retail Trade, Woodville West: -4 Accommodation and Food Services, Woodville West: -2 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Woodville West: +31 Information Media and Telecommunications, Woodville West: +5 Financial and Insurance Services, Woodville West: +1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Woodville West: -10 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Woodville West: +26 Administrative and Support Services, Woodville West: -3 Public Administration and Safety, Woodville West: +17 Education and Training, Woodville West: +15 Health Care and Social Assistance, Woodville West: +54 Arts and Recreation Services, Woodville West: +14 Other Services, Woodville West: -22 Inadequately described or not stated, Woodville West: +3
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 Woodville West in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (216 people or 16.9%)
  • Manufacturing (144 people or 11.2%)
  • Retail Trade (136 people or 10.6%)

In combination, these three industries employed 496 people in total or 38.7% of the total employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (16.9% compared to 12.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (5.7% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in other services (2.6% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in rental, hiring and real estate services (0.2% compared to 1.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Woodville West increased by 128 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in Woodville West was for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+54 persons)