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Industry of workforce

In 2013, more of the workforce in Hutt City was employed in health care and social assistance than any other industry.

Census employment data presents the number of persons employed in each industry sector (full-time and part-time) in the Hutt City regardless of where they live. By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see local specialist industries. By looking at how the number of jobs in each industry is changing over time, you can track how the structure of the local economy is changing.

When viewed in conjunction with Workforce Occupation, Workforce Level of Qualification and Workforce Field of Qualification, as well as the Industry of Employment of residents, this dataset can provide insights into the relationship between the economic and residential role of the area.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the main activity of (your) business or employer.'

Workforce, by place of work, regardless of residence

Workforce industry sector of employment
Hutt City20132006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Wellington Region %Number%Wellington Region %2006 to 2013
Agriculture, forestry and fishing810.22.71140.32.9-33
Mining300.10.1300.10.10
Manufacturing4,17611.25.35,24414.27.4-1,068
Electricity, gas, water and waste services4141.10.83060.80.4+108
Construction2,9708.05.22,4906.75.0+480
Wholesale trade2,4276.53.32,7487.43.9-321
Retail trade4,18211.29.14,14611.29.8+36
Accommodation and food services1,7254.65.71,6324.45.3+93
Transport, postal and warehousing1,6084.33.31,7794.82.9-171
Information media and telecommunications5191.43.08732.43.0-354
Financial and insurance services8102.25.59452.65.6-135
Rental, hiring and real estate services8252.22.19242.52.7-99
Professional, scientific and technical services3,5559.612.73,3939.212.6+162
Administrative and support services1,1163.03.11,0172.83.4+99
Public administration and safety1,6384.411.91,4764.010.3+162
Education and training3,70210.09.03,2288.78.3+474
Health care and social assistance4,41911.99.53,5919.78.3+828
Arts and recreation services8432.32.46781.82.0+165
Other services1,7584.74.11,7314.74.4+27
Not elsewhere included3841.01.05911.61.6-207

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings 2006 and 2013. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Workforce industry sector of employment, 2013
Workforce industry sector of employment, 2013 Agriculture, forestry and fishing, Wellington Region: 2.7% Mining, Wellington Region: 0.1% Manufacturing, Wellington Region: 5.3% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, Wellington Region: 0.8% Construction, Wellington Region: 5.2% Wholesale trade, Wellington Region: 3.3% Retail trade, Wellington Region: 9.1% Accommodation and food services, Wellington Region: 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, Wellington Region: 3.3% Information media and telecommunications, Wellington Region: 3.0% Financial and insurance services, Wellington Region: 5.5% Rental, hiring and real estate services, Wellington Region: 2.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, Wellington Region: 12.7% Administrative and support services, Wellington Region: 3.1% Public administration and safety, Wellington Region: 11.9% Education and training, Wellington Region: 9.0% Health care and social assistance, Wellington Region: 9.5% Arts and recreation services, Wellington Region: 2.4% Other services, Wellington Region: 4.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, Hutt City: 0.2% Mining, Hutt City: 0.1% Manufacturing, Hutt City: 11.2% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, Hutt City: 1.1% Construction, Hutt City: 8.0% Wholesale trade, Hutt City: 6.5% Retail trade, Hutt City: 11.2% Accommodation and food services, Hutt City: 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, Hutt City: 4.3% Information media and telecommunications, Hutt City: 1.4% Financial and insurance services, Hutt City: 2.2% Rental, hiring and real estate services, Hutt City: 2.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, Hutt City: 9.6% Administrative and support services, Hutt City: 3.0% Public administration and safety, Hutt City: 4.4% Education and training, Hutt City: 10.0% Health care and social assistance, Hutt City: 11.9% Arts and recreation services, Hutt City: 2.3% Other services, Hutt City: 4.7%
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings,2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in workforce industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2013
Change in workforce industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2013 Agriculture, forestry and fishing, Hutt City: -33 Mining, Hutt City: 0 Manufacturing, Hutt City: -1,068 Electricity, gas, water and waste services, Hutt City: +108 Construction, Hutt City: +480 Wholesale trade, Hutt City: -321 Retail trade, Hutt City: +36 Accommodation and food services, Hutt City: +93 Transport, postal and warehousing, Hutt City: -171 Information media and telecommunications, Hutt City: -354 Financial and insurance services, Hutt City: -135 Rental, hiring and real estate services, Hutt City: -99 Professional, scientific and technical services, Hutt City: +162 Administrative and support services, Hutt City: +99 Public administration and safety, Hutt City: +162 Education and training, Hutt City: +474 Health care and social assistance, Hutt City: +828 Arts and recreation services, Hutt City: +165 Other services, Hutt City: +27
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings, 2006 and 2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the workforce in Hutt City in 2013 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health care and social assistance (4,419 people or 11.9%)
  • Retail trade (4,182 people or 11.2%)
  • Manufacturing (4,176 people or 11.2%)

In combination these three industries employed 12,777 people in total or 34.4% of the workforce.

In comparison, the Wellington Region employed 9.5% in Health care and social assistance; 9.1% in Retail trade; and 5.3% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in the Hutt City and the Wellington Region were:

  • A larger percentage of people employed in manufacturing (11.2% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people employed in wholesale trade (6.5% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people employed in public administration and safety (4.4% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people employed in financial and insurance services (2.2% compared to 5.5%)

Emerging groups

The workforce in Hutt City increased by 246 people between 2006 and 2013.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce between 2006 and 2013 in the Hutt City were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-1,068 people)
  • Health care and social assistance (+828 people)
  • Construction (+480 people)
  • Education and training (+474 people)

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