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West Woodville Ward

Industry sector of employment

More West Woodville Ward residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2016.

West Woodville 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
West Woodville Ward - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing120.20.5260.40.4-14
Mining480.70.7160.30.7+32
Manufacturing6129.27.973112.010.8-119
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1051.61.3601.01.4+45
Construction5848.87.75218.57.6+63
Retail Trade80112.111.071111.711.2+90
Wholesale trade2313.53.23014.94.3-70
Accommodation and Food Services4066.16.83796.26.3+27
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3395.14.83415.64.9-2
Information Media and Telecommunications801.21.5941.51.7-14
Financial and Insurance Services2073.13.32033.33.7+4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services831.21.5821.31.5+1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3224.86.42814.66.2+41
Administrative and Support Services2623.93.52353.93.6+27
Public Administration and Safety5277.97.94487.37.6+79
Education and Training4586.98.53475.77.5+111
Health Care and Social Assistance1,01215.214.187214.312.9+140
Arts and Recreation Services1131.71.9941.51.7+19
Other Services2664.04.32293.84.2+37
Inadequately described or not stated1782.73.31302.12.0+48

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2016
Industry sector of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Charles Sturt: 0.5% Mining, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Manufacturing, City of Charles Sturt: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% Construction, City of Charles Sturt: 7.7% Retail Trade, City of Charles Sturt: 11.0% Wholesale trade, City of Charles Sturt: 3.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Charles Sturt: 6.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Charles Sturt: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Charles Sturt: 3.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Charles Sturt: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Charles Sturt: 6.4% Administrative and Support Services, City of Charles Sturt: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Charles Sturt: 7.9% Education and Training, City of Charles Sturt: 8.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Charles Sturt: 14.1% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% Other Services, City of Charles Sturt: 4.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, West Woodville Ward: 0.2% Mining, West Woodville Ward: 0.7% Manufacturing, West Woodville Ward: 9.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Woodville Ward: 1.6% Construction, West Woodville Ward: 8.8% Retail Trade, West Woodville Ward: 12.1% Wholesale trade, West Woodville Ward: 3.5% Accommodation and Food Services, West Woodville Ward: 6.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Woodville Ward: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, West Woodville Ward: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, West Woodville Ward: 3.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Woodville Ward: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Woodville Ward: 4.8% Administrative and Support Services, West Woodville Ward: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, West Woodville Ward: 7.9% Education and Training, West Woodville Ward: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, West Woodville Ward: 15.2% Arts and Recreation Services, West Woodville Ward: 1.7% Other Services, West Woodville Ward: 4.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in industry sector of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, West Woodville Ward: -14 Mining, West Woodville Ward: +32 Manufacturing, West Woodville Ward: -119 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Woodville Ward: +45 Construction, West Woodville Ward: +63 Retail Trade, West Woodville Ward: +90 Wholesale trade, West Woodville Ward: -70 Accommodation and Food Services, West Woodville Ward: +27 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Woodville Ward: -2 Information Media and Telecommunications, West Woodville Ward: -14 Financial and Insurance Services, West Woodville Ward: +4 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Woodville Ward: +1 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Woodville Ward: +41 Administrative and Support Services, West Woodville Ward: +27 Public Administration and Safety, West Woodville Ward: +79 Education and Training, West Woodville Ward: +111 Health Care and Social Assistance, West Woodville Ward: +140 Arts and Recreation Services, West Woodville Ward: +19 Other Services, West Woodville Ward: +37
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Woodville Ward in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,012 people or 15.2%)
  • Retail Trade (801 people or 12.1%)
  • Manufacturing (612 people or 9.2%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,425 people in total or 36.5% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Charles Sturt employed 14.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.0% in Retail Trade; and 7.9% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (9.2% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (15.2% compared to 14.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (6.9% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (4.8% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in West Woodville Ward increased by 545 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2011 and 2016 in West Woodville Ward were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+140 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-119 persons)
  • Education and Training (+111 persons)
  • Retail Trade (+90 persons)

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