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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2011, 79.4% of City of Albany’s resident workers were employed locally and this proportion has decreased since 2006.

Self-containment measures the proportion of resident workers who are employed within the boundaries of the Local Government Area or region. It indicates the propensity of residents to seek employment outside the Local Government Area or region in which they live.

Self containment is likely to be higher for regional areas and, lower in metropolitan areas and is influenced by:

  • The nature of employment opportunities versus the skills and qualifications of residents;
  • Transport options available and commuting times;
  • Relationship between wages and salaries and house prices in the area; and
  • The geographic size of the area.

Employment self-containment data should be viewed in conjunction with detailed Residents place of work data to see where resident workers are accessing employment, along with Jobs to workers ratio data which provides the theoretical number of jobs which could be provided to residents of the City of Albany in the local area, and is updated annually. The Resident workers section will provide the characteristics of resident workers.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Employment self-containment by industry
City of Albany20112006Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the City of Albany% resident workers employed in the City of AlbanyTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the City of Albany% resident workers employed in the City of Albany2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing95866569.41,11977869.5-0.1%
Mining2463413.81121513.4+0.4%
Manufacturing1,05866462.81,04165362.70%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services20117788.114614196.6-8.5%
Construction1,50090360.21,40692966.1-5.9%
Wholesale Trade40031679.037632085.1-6.1%
Retail Trade2,0151,81390.01,9531,85494.9-5.0%
Accommodation and Food Services95882586.196489492.7-6.6%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing63546072.456246081.9-9.4%
Information Media and Telecommunications12111494.213512794.1+0.1%
Financial and Insurance Services26924390.331730897.2-6.8%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services24822691.125724796.1-5.0%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services61054889.855550290.5-0.6%
Administrative and Support Services45129665.639629273.7-8.1%
Public Administration and Safety1,04592888.887680692.0-3.2%
Education and Training1,3511,23691.51,1791,08692.1-0.6%
Health Care and Social Assistance1,9091,70489.31,6181,49992.6-3.4%
Arts and Recreation Services17414281.612811791.4-9.8%
Other Services61353887.853850493.7-5.9%
Industry not classified2679836.73099932.0+4.7%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment self-containment by industry 2011
Employment self-containment by industry 2011 Other Services, % of industry self-containment: 87.8% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 81.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 89.3% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 91.5% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 88.8% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 65.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 89.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 91.1% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 90.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 94.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 72.4% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 86.1% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 90.0% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 79.0% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 60.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 88.1% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 62.8% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 13.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 69.4% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 538 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 142 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 1,704 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 1,236 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 928 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 296 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 548 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 226 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 243 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 114 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 460 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 825 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 1,813 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 316 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 903 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 177 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 664 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 34 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 665 Other Services, Total resident workers: 613 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 174 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 1,909 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 1,351 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 1,045 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 451 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 610 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 248 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 269 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 121 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 635 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 958 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 2,015 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 400 Construction, Total resident workers: 1,500 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 201 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 1,058 Mining, Total resident workers: 246 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 958
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2006 to 2011
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2006 to 2011 Other Services, City of Albany: -5.9% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Albany: -9.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Albany: -3.4% Education and Training, City of Albany: -0.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Albany: -3.2% Administrative and Support Services, City of Albany: -8.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Albany: -0.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Albany: -5.0% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Albany: -6.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Albany: +0.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Albany: -9.4% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Albany: -6.6% Retail Trade, City of Albany: -5.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Albany: -6.1% Construction, City of Albany: -5.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Albany: -8.5% Manufacturing, City of Albany: 0% Mining, City of Albany: +0.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Albany: -0.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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