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Findon Ward

Industry sector of employment

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

Findon 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
Findon Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing130.20.4120.20.5+1
Mining340.60.7210.40.4+13
Manufacturing5889.710.872612.913.4-138
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services851.41.4731.31.2+12
Construction4547.57.63937.06.8+61
Wholesale trade2924.84.32664.74.4+26
Retail Trade79613.211.280914.412.0-13
Accommodation and Food Services3736.26.32855.15.9+88
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2904.84.92815.05.0+9
Information Media and Telecommunications941.61.71142.01.8-20
Financial and Insurance Services2684.43.72183.93.8+50
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services801.31.51021.81.5-22
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3415.76.22704.85.6+71
Administrative and Support Services2033.43.62103.73.6-7
Public Administration and Safety4657.77.63786.77.0+87
Education and Training4196.97.53325.97.4+87
Health Care and Social Assistance71211.812.961711.011.9+95
Arts and Recreation Services921.51.7761.41.5+16
Other Services3105.14.22754.94.4+35
Inadequately described or not stated1262.12.01492.72.0-23

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 Ward: 0.2% Mining, Findon Ward: 0.6% Manufacturing, Findon Ward: 9.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Findon Ward: 1.4% Construction, Findon Ward: 7.5% Wholesale trade, Findon Ward: 4.8% Retail Trade, Findon Ward: 13.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Findon Ward: 6.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Findon Ward: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Findon Ward: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Findon Ward: 4.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Findon Ward: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Findon Ward: 5.7% Administrative and Support Services, Findon Ward: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Findon Ward: 7.7% Education and Training, Findon Ward: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Findon Ward: 11.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Findon Ward: 1.5% Other Services, Findon Ward: 5.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Findon Ward: 2.1%
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 Ward: +1 Mining, Findon Ward: +13 Manufacturing, Findon Ward: -138 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Findon Ward: +12 Construction, Findon Ward: +61 Wholesale trade, Findon Ward: +26 Retail Trade, Findon Ward: -13 Accommodation and Food Services, Findon Ward: +88 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Findon Ward: +9 Information Media and Telecommunications, Findon Ward: -20 Financial and Insurance Services, Findon Ward: +50 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Findon Ward: -22 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Findon Ward: +71 Administrative and Support Services, Findon Ward: -7 Public Administration and Safety, Findon Ward: +87 Education and Training, Findon Ward: +87 Health Care and Social Assistance, Findon Ward: +95 Arts and Recreation Services, Findon Ward: +16 Other Services, Findon Ward: +35 Inadequately described or not stated, Findon Ward: -23
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 Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (796 people or 13.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (712 people or 11.8%)
  • Manufacturing (588 people or 9.7%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,096 people in total or 34.7% 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 Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in retail trade (13.2% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (11.8% compared to 12.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (9.7% compared to 10.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Findon Ward increased by 428 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Manufacturing (-138 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+95 persons)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+88 persons)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+87 persons)