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Grange Ward

Industry sector of employment

More Grange Ward residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

Grange 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
Grange Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40.10.4270.50.5-23
Mining540.90.7240.40.4+30
Manufacturing59110.110.863511.613.4-44
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1162.01.4851.51.2+31
Construction3806.57.63376.16.8+43
Wholesale trade2524.34.32494.54.4+3
Retail Trade65011.111.265111.912.0-1
Accommodation and Food Services3546.16.33065.65.9+48
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2574.44.92865.25.0-29
Information Media and Telecommunications831.41.7791.41.8+4
Financial and Insurance Services2504.33.72274.13.8+23
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services981.71.5831.51.5+15
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4267.36.23867.05.6+40
Administrative and Support Services2223.83.61833.33.6+39
Public Administration and Safety4377.57.63666.77.0+71
Education and Training4507.77.54748.67.4-24
Health Care and Social Assistance75212.912.964811.811.9+104
Arts and Recreation Services1472.51.71051.91.5+42
Other Services2374.14.22544.64.4-17
Inadequately described or not stated831.42.0831.52.00

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, Grange Ward: 0.1% Mining, Grange Ward: 0.9% Manufacturing, Grange Ward: 10.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Grange Ward: 2.0% Construction, Grange Ward: 6.5% Wholesale trade, Grange Ward: 4.3% Retail Trade, Grange Ward: 11.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Grange Ward: 6.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Grange Ward: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Grange Ward: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Grange Ward: 4.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Grange Ward: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Grange Ward: 7.3% Administrative and Support Services, Grange Ward: 3.8% Public Administration and Safety, Grange Ward: 7.5% Education and Training, Grange Ward: 7.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Grange Ward: 12.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Grange Ward: 2.5% Other Services, Grange Ward: 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Grange Ward: 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, Grange Ward: -23 Mining, Grange Ward: +30 Manufacturing, Grange Ward: -44 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Grange Ward: +31 Construction, Grange Ward: +43 Wholesale trade, Grange Ward: +3 Retail Trade, Grange Ward: -1 Accommodation and Food Services, Grange Ward: +48 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Grange Ward: -29 Information Media and Telecommunications, Grange Ward: +4 Financial and Insurance Services, Grange Ward: +23 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Grange Ward: +15 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Grange Ward: +40 Administrative and Support Services, Grange Ward: +39 Public Administration and Safety, Grange Ward: +71 Education and Training, Grange Ward: -24 Health Care and Social Assistance, Grange Ward: +104 Arts and Recreation Services, Grange Ward: +42 Other Services, Grange Ward: -17 Inadequately described or not stated, Grange Ward: 0
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 Grange Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (752 people or 12.9%)
  • Retail Trade (650 people or 11.1%)
  • Manufacturing (591 people or 10.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 1,993 people in total or 34.1% 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 Grange Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (7.3% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (6.5% compared to 7.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Grange Ward increased by 352 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+104 persons)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+71 persons)