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Liverpool City

Industry sector of employment

More Liverpool City residents worked in manufacturing than any other industry in 2011.

Liverpool City’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
Liverpool City - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing5500.70.45640.80.4-14
Mining810.10.2760.10.2+5
Manufacturing10,41114.08.510,68015.89.7-269
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6930.90.95410.80.8+152
Construction6,3338.57.15,9778.87.1+356
Wholesale trade4,1355.55.33,9035.85.6+232
Retail Trade7,78610.49.87,19610.610.5+590
Accommodation and Food Services3,9585.36.23,4115.06.0+547
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5,8577.95.35,1917.75.4+666
Information Media and Telecommunications1,1871.63.01,1511.73.0+36
Financial and Insurance Services3,4914.76.63,0794.56.4+412
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9521.31.89161.41.9+36
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,3594.59.62,9934.48.9+366
Administrative and Support Services2,5283.43.52,2993.43.4+229
Public Administration and Safety5,1206.95.64,5736.85.6+547
Education and Training4,3135.87.63,4445.17.2+869
Health Care and Social Assistance7,56010.110.95,8948.710.0+1,666
Arts and Recreation Services8521.11.67161.11.4+136
Other Services2,8743.93.72,7444.13.7+130
Inadequately described or not stated2,5283.42.62,3663.52.8+162

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, Greater Sydney: 0.4% Mining, Greater Sydney: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Sydney: 8.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Sydney: 0.9% Construction, Greater Sydney: 7.1% Wholesale trade, Greater Sydney: 5.3% Retail Trade, Greater Sydney: 9.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Sydney: 6.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Sydney: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Sydney: 3.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Sydney: 6.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Sydney: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Sydney: 9.6% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Sydney: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Sydney: 5.6% Education and Training, Greater Sydney: 7.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Sydney: 10.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Sydney: 1.6% Other Services, Greater Sydney: 3.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Sydney: 2.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Liverpool City: 0.7% Mining, Liverpool City: 0.1% Manufacturing, Liverpool City: 14.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Liverpool City: 0.9% Construction, Liverpool City: 8.5% Wholesale trade, Liverpool City: 5.5% Retail Trade, Liverpool City: 10.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Liverpool City: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Liverpool City: 7.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Liverpool City: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Liverpool City: 4.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Liverpool City: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Liverpool City: 4.5% Administrative and Support Services, Liverpool City: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Liverpool City: 6.9% Education and Training, Liverpool City: 5.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Liverpool City: 10.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Liverpool City: 1.1% Other Services, Liverpool City: 3.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Liverpool City: 3.4%
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, Liverpool City: -14 Mining, Liverpool City: +5 Manufacturing, Liverpool City: -269 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Liverpool City: +152 Construction, Liverpool City: +356 Wholesale trade, Liverpool City: +232 Retail Trade, Liverpool City: +590 Accommodation and Food Services, Liverpool City: +547 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Liverpool City: +666 Information Media and Telecommunications, Liverpool City: +36 Financial and Insurance Services, Liverpool City: +412 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Liverpool City: +36 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Liverpool City: +366 Administrative and Support Services, Liverpool City: +229 Public Administration and Safety, Liverpool City: +547 Education and Training, Liverpool City: +869 Health Care and Social Assistance, Liverpool City: +1,666 Arts and Recreation Services, Liverpool City: +136 Other Services, Liverpool City: +130 Inadequately described or not stated, Liverpool City: +162
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 Liverpool City in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (10,411 people or 14.0%)
  • Retail Trade (7,786 people or 10.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (7,560 people or 10.1%)

In combination, these three industries employed 25,757 people in total or 34.5% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Sydney employed 8.5% in Manufacturing; 9.8% in Retail Trade; and 10.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Liverpool City and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (14.0% compared to 8.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (7.9% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (4.5% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in financial and insurance services (4.7% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Liverpool City increased by 6,854 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,666 persons)
  • Education and Training (+869 persons)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+666 persons)
  • Retail Trade (+590 persons)

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