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Woodville Ward

Industry sector of employment

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

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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Woodville Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing360.60.4400.80.5-4
Mining210.40.7220.40.4-1
Manufacturing85514.510.886817.213.4-13
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services821.41.4661.31.2+16
Construction4347.37.63947.86.8+40
Wholesale trade2374.04.32024.04.4+35
Retail Trade64610.911.255811.112.0+88
Accommodation and Food Services3636.16.33036.05.9+60
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3205.44.92645.25.0+56
Information Media and Telecommunications701.21.7771.51.8-7
Financial and Insurance Services1502.53.71503.03.80
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services671.11.5521.01.5+15
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2624.46.22234.45.6+39
Administrative and Support Services2303.93.61362.73.6+94
Public Administration and Safety4026.87.62865.77.0+116
Education and Training3756.37.53386.77.4+37
Health Care and Social Assistance87714.812.963512.611.9+242
Arts and Recreation Services641.11.7691.41.5-5
Other Services2654.54.22595.14.4+6
Inadequately described or not stated1552.62.01032.02.0+52

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 Ward: 0.6% Mining, Woodville Ward: 0.4% Manufacturing, Woodville Ward: 14.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Woodville Ward: 1.4% Construction, Woodville Ward: 7.3% Wholesale trade, Woodville Ward: 4.0% Retail Trade, Woodville Ward: 10.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Woodville Ward: 6.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Woodville Ward: 5.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Woodville Ward: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Woodville Ward: 2.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Woodville Ward: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Woodville Ward: 4.4% Administrative and Support Services, Woodville Ward: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, Woodville Ward: 6.8% Education and Training, Woodville Ward: 6.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Woodville Ward: 14.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Woodville Ward: 1.1% Other Services, Woodville Ward: 4.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Woodville Ward: 2.6%
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 Ward: -4 Mining, Woodville Ward: -1 Manufacturing, Woodville Ward: -13 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Woodville Ward: +16 Construction, Woodville Ward: +40 Wholesale trade, Woodville Ward: +35 Retail Trade, Woodville Ward: +88 Accommodation and Food Services, Woodville Ward: +60 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Woodville Ward: +56 Information Media and Telecommunications, Woodville Ward: -7 Financial and Insurance Services, Woodville Ward: 0 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Woodville Ward: +15 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Woodville Ward: +39 Administrative and Support Services, Woodville Ward: +94 Public Administration and Safety, Woodville Ward: +116 Education and Training, Woodville Ward: +37 Health Care and Social Assistance, Woodville Ward: +242 Arts and Recreation Services, Woodville Ward: -5 Other Services, Woodville Ward: +6 Inadequately described or not stated, Woodville Ward: +52
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 Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (877 people or 14.8%)
  • Manufacturing (855 people or 14.5%)
  • Retail Trade (646 people or 10.9%)

In combination, these three industries employed 2,378 people in total or 40.2% 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 Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (14.5% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (14.8% compared to 12.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (4.4% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in education and training (6.3% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Woodville Ward increased by 866 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+242 persons)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+116 persons)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+94 persons)
  • Retail Trade (+88 persons)