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Henley Ward

Industry sector of employment

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

Henley 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
Henley Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing50.10.4410.70.5-36
Mining510.80.7240.40.4+27
Manufacturing5328.010.864410.813.4-112
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1001.51.4851.41.2+15
Construction5107.77.64307.26.8+80
Wholesale trade2704.14.32083.54.4+62
Retail Trade66910.111.267711.412.0-8
Accommodation and Food Services4016.06.33556.05.9+46
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3114.74.92945.05.0+17
Information Media and Telecommunications1602.41.71272.11.8+33
Financial and Insurance Services2794.23.72514.23.8+28
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services981.51.51051.81.5-7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5037.66.23806.45.6+123
Administrative and Support Services2283.43.61773.03.6+51
Public Administration and Safety5287.97.64677.97.0+61
Education and Training6119.27.55639.57.4+48
Health Care and Social Assistance85012.812.970111.811.9+149
Arts and Recreation Services1652.51.71121.91.5+53
Other Services2794.24.22143.64.4+65
Inadequately described or not stated1021.52.0821.42.0+20

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, Henley Ward: 0.1% Mining, Henley Ward: 0.8% Manufacturing, Henley Ward: 8.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Henley Ward: 1.5% Construction, Henley Ward: 7.7% Wholesale trade, Henley Ward: 4.1% Retail Trade, Henley Ward: 10.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Henley Ward: 6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Henley Ward: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Henley Ward: 2.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Henley Ward: 4.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Henley Ward: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Henley Ward: 7.6% Administrative and Support Services, Henley Ward: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Henley Ward: 7.9% Education and Training, Henley Ward: 9.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Henley Ward: 12.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Henley Ward: 2.5% Other Services, Henley Ward: 4.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Henley Ward: 1.5%
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, Henley Ward: -36 Mining, Henley Ward: +27 Manufacturing, Henley Ward: -112 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Henley Ward: +15 Construction, Henley Ward: +80 Wholesale trade, Henley Ward: +62 Retail Trade, Henley Ward: -8 Accommodation and Food Services, Henley Ward: +46 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Henley Ward: +17 Information Media and Telecommunications, Henley Ward: +33 Financial and Insurance Services, Henley Ward: +28 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Henley Ward: -7 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Henley Ward: +123 Administrative and Support Services, Henley Ward: +51 Public Administration and Safety, Henley Ward: +61 Education and Training, Henley Ward: +48 Health Care and Social Assistance, Henley Ward: +149 Arts and Recreation Services, Henley Ward: +53 Other Services, Henley Ward: +65 Inadequately described or not stated, Henley Ward: +20
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 Henley Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (850 people or 12.8%)
  • Retail Trade (669 people or 10.1%)
  • Education and Training (611 people or 9.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,130 people in total or 32.0% 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 7.5% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in education and training (9.2% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (7.6% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (8.0% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (10.1% compared to 11.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Henley Ward increased by 715 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+149 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+123 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-112 persons)
  • Construction (+80 persons)