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More South Wairarapa District residents worked in agriculture, forestry and fishing in 2018 than any other industry.
South Wairarapa District’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.
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|Industry sector of employment|
|South Wairarapa District||2018||2013||Change|
|Industry sector||Number||%||Wellington Region %||Number||%||Wellington Region %||2013 to 2018|
|Agriculture, forestry and fishing||975||17.2||1.7||963||20.1||1.8||+12|
|Electricity, gas, water and waste services||39||0.7||0.9||24||0.5||0.8||+15|
|Accommodation and food services||486||8.6||6.6||342||7.1||5.6||+144|
|Transport, postal and warehousing||168||3.0||3.5||147||3.1||3.6||+21|
|Information media and telecommunications||90||1.6||2.7||75||1.6||2.9||+15|
|Financial and insurance services||114||2.0||4.1||141||2.9||5.3||-27|
|Rental, hiring and real estate services||87||1.5||1.6||84||1.8||1.9||+3|
|Professional, scientific and technical services||552||9.7||13.4||333||7.0||12.3||+219|
|Administrative and support services||165||2.9||4.4||96||2.0||3.5||+69|
|Public administration and safety||519||9.1||12.9||312||6.5||11.5||+207|
|Education and training||345||6.1||8.3||300||6.3||8.6||+45|
|Health care and social assistance||393||6.9||9.4||351||7.3||9.3||+42|
|Arts and recreation services||75||1.3||2.2||87||1.8||2.3||-12|
|Not elsewhere included||--||--||--||201||4.2||3.1||--|
An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in South Wairarapa District in 2018 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
In combination these three industries employed 2,046 people in total or 36.0% of the employed resident population.
In comparison, Wellington Region employed 1.7% in Agriculture, forestry and fishing; 13.4% in Professional, scientific and technical services; and 12.9% in Public administration and safety.
The major differences between the jobs held by the population of South Wairarapa District and Wellington Region were:
The number of employed people in South Wairarapa District increased by 894 between 2013 and 2018.
The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2013 and 2018 in South Wairarapa District were for those employed in:
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