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Industry sector of employment

More Orange City residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2016.

Orange 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Orange City - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Industry sectorNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3922.25.73392.05.8+53
Mining9155.12.41,1096.42.5-194
Manufacturing9705.56.01,4898.68.3-519
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1600.91.31590.91.5+1
Construction1,3797.88.71,2437.27.9+136
Retail Trade1,94710.910.31,96011.411.4-13
Wholesale trade3522.02.04752.82.8-123
Accommodation and Food Services1,2276.97.91,1206.57.7+107
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6683.84.06763.94.2-8
Information Media and Telecommunications1620.90.91671.01.0-5
Financial and Insurance Services3171.82.03271.92.2-10
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2191.21.42341.41.4-15
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7344.14.57674.44.6-33
Administrative and Support Services5152.93.34832.82.8+32
Public Administration and Safety1,3847.87.21,2037.07.2+181
Education and Training1,6769.49.01,5048.78.6+172
Health Care and Social Assistance3,34418.814.42,79716.213.0+547
Arts and Recreation Services1500.81.21050.61.2+45
Other Services7234.13.97714.53.9-48
Inadequately described or not stated5563.13.83211.92.1+235

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, Regional NSW: 5.7% Mining, Regional NSW: 2.4% Manufacturing, Regional NSW: 6.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional NSW: 1.3% Construction, Regional NSW: 8.7% Retail Trade, Regional NSW: 10.3% Wholesale trade, Regional NSW: 2.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional NSW: 7.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional NSW: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional NSW: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional NSW: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional NSW: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional NSW: 4.5% Administrative and Support Services, Regional NSW: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Regional NSW: 7.2% Education and Training, Regional NSW: 9.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional NSW: 14.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional NSW: 1.2% Other Services, Regional NSW: 3.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Orange City: 2.2% Mining, Orange City: 5.1% Manufacturing, Orange City: 5.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Orange City: 0.9% Construction, Orange City: 7.8% Retail Trade, Orange City: 10.9% Wholesale trade, Orange City: 2.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Orange City: 6.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Orange City: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Orange City: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Orange City: 1.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Orange City: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Orange City: 4.1% Administrative and Support Services, Orange City: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Orange City: 7.8% Education and Training, Orange City: 9.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Orange City: 18.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Orange City: 0.8% Other Services, Orange City: 4.1%
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, Orange City: +53 Mining, Orange City: -194 Manufacturing, Orange City: -519 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Orange City: +1 Construction, Orange City: +136 Retail Trade, Orange City: -13 Wholesale trade, Orange City: -123 Accommodation and Food Services, Orange City: +107 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Orange City: -8 Information Media and Telecommunications, Orange City: -5 Financial and Insurance Services, Orange City: -10 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Orange City: -15 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Orange City: -33 Administrative and Support Services, Orange City: +32 Public Administration and Safety, Orange City: +181 Education and Training, Orange City: +172 Health Care and Social Assistance, Orange City: +547 Arts and Recreation Services, Orange City: +45 Other Services, Orange City: -48
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 Orange City in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3,344 people or 18.8%)
  • Retail Trade (1,947 people or 10.9%)
  • Education and Training (1,676 people or 9.4%)

In combination, these three industries employed 6,967 people in total or 39.2% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 14.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.3% in Retail Trade; and 9.0% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Orange City and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in health care and social assistance (18.8% compared to 14.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in mining (5.1% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in agriculture, forestry and fishing (2.2% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Orange City increased by 541 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2011 and 2016 in Orange City were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+547 persons)
  • Manufacturing (-519 persons)
  • Mining (-194 persons)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+181 persons)

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