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Ahuriri Ward

Industry sector of employment

More Ahuriri Ward residents worked in health care and social assistance in 2013 than any other industry.

Ahuriri 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 Census question:

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

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
Ahuriri Ward20132006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Napier City %Number%Napier City %2006 to 2013
Agriculture, forestry and fishing2374.74.73065.75.3-69
Mining60.10.1----0.1--
Manufacturing4929.812.055210.312.3-60
Electricity, gas, water and waste services270.50.690.20.4+18
Construction3486.97.14298.08.0-81
Wholesale trade1983.94.11953.63.9+3
Retail trade4719.410.654610.111.2-75
Accommodation and food services3787.56.13967.46.6-18
Transport, postal and warehousing2224.44.82314.34.6-9
Information media and telecommunications541.10.9541.00.90
Financial and insurance services1142.32.01262.32.1-12
Rental, hiring and real estate services1472.92.41983.72.8-51
Professional, scientific and technical services4599.26.33967.45.6+63
Administrative and support services1653.33.41593.03.1+6
Public administration and safety2254.54.72073.83.8+18
Education and training4178.38.63997.46.9+18
Health care and social assistance61512.311.956410.59.7+51
Arts and recreation services1052.11.7961.81.5+9
Other services1893.84.22043.84.3-15
Not elsewhere included1472.93.83155.97.0-168

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

Industry sector of employment, 2013
Industry sector of employment, 2013 Agriculture, forestry and fishing, Napier City: 4.7% Mining, Napier City: 0.1% Manufacturing, Napier City: 12.0% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, Napier City: 0.6% Construction, Napier City: 7.1% Wholesale trade, Napier City: 4.1% Retail trade, Napier City: 10.6% Accommodation and food services, Napier City: 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, Napier City: 4.8% Information media and telecommunications, Napier City: 0.9% Financial and insurance services, Napier City: 2.0% Rental, hiring and real estate services, Napier City: 2.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, Napier City: 6.3% Administrative and support services, Napier City: 3.4% Public administration and safety, Napier City: 4.7% Education and training, Napier City: 8.6% Health care and social assistance, Napier City: 11.9% Arts and recreation services, Napier City: 1.7% Other services, Napier City: 4.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, Ahuriri Ward: 4.7% Mining, Ahuriri Ward: 0.1% Manufacturing, Ahuriri Ward: 9.8% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, Ahuriri Ward: 0.5% Construction, Ahuriri Ward: 6.9% Wholesale trade, Ahuriri Ward: 3.9% Retail trade, Ahuriri Ward: 9.4% Accommodation and food services, Ahuriri Ward: 7.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, Ahuriri Ward: 4.4% Information media and telecommunications, Ahuriri Ward: 1.1% Financial and insurance services, Ahuriri Ward: 2.3% Rental, hiring and real estate services, Ahuriri Ward: 2.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, Ahuriri Ward: 9.2% Administrative and support services, Ahuriri Ward: 3.3% Public administration and safety, Ahuriri Ward: 4.5% Education and training, Ahuriri Ward: 8.3% Health care and social assistance, Ahuriri Ward: 12.3% Arts and recreation services, Ahuriri Ward: 2.1% Other services, Ahuriri Ward: 3.8%
Source: Statistics New Zealand, Census of Population and Dwellings,2013
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2013
Change in industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2013 Agriculture, forestry and fishing, Ahuriri Ward: -69 Manufacturing, Ahuriri Ward: -60 Electricity, gas, water and waste services, Ahuriri Ward: +18 Construction, Ahuriri Ward: -81 Wholesale trade, Ahuriri Ward: +3 Retail trade, Ahuriri Ward: -75 Accommodation and food services, Ahuriri Ward: -18 Transport, postal and warehousing, Ahuriri Ward: -9 Information media and telecommunications, Ahuriri Ward: 0 Financial and insurance services, Ahuriri Ward: -12 Rental, hiring and real estate services, Ahuriri Ward: -51 Professional, scientific and technical services, Ahuriri Ward: +63 Administrative and support services, Ahuriri Ward: +6 Public administration and safety, Ahuriri Ward: +18 Education and training, Ahuriri Ward: +18 Health care and social assistance, Ahuriri Ward: +51 Arts and recreation services, Ahuriri Ward: +9 Other services, Ahuriri Ward: -15
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 resident population in Ahuriri Ward in 2013 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health care and social assistance (615 people or 12.3%)
  • Manufacturing (492 people or 9.8%)
  • Retail trade (471 people or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries employed 1,578 people in total or 31.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the Napier City employed 11.9% in Health care and social assistance; 12.0% in Manufacturing; and 10.6% in Retail trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Ahuriri Ward and the Napier City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (9.2% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (7.5% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in manufacturing (9.8% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in retail trade (9.4% compared to 10.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Ahuriri Ward decreased by 366 between 2006 and 2013.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2013 in Ahuriri Ward were for those employed in:

  • Construction (-81 persons)
  • Retail trade (-75 persons)
  • Agriculture, forestry and fishing (-69 persons)
  • Professional, scientific and technical services (+63 persons)

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