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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2011, 81.5% of Armidale Regional Council’s working residents were employed locally and this proportion has decreased since 2006.

Self-containment measures the proportion of employed residents 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 residents are accessing employment, along with Employment Capacity data which provides the theoretical number of jobs which could be provided to residents of the Armidale Regional Council in the local area, and is updated annually. The Resident Labour Force section will provide the characteristics of the locally available labour force.

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

Employment self-containment by industry
Armidale Regional Council20112006Change
IndustryTotal employed residentsResidents employed in the Armidale Regional Council% residents employed in the Armidale Regional CouncilTotal employed residentsResidents employed in the Armidale Regional Council% residents employed in the Armidale Regional Council2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,25898378.11,24598679.2-1.1%
Mining482450.0332575.8-25.8%
Manufacturing40529071.645234175.4-3.8%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services957781.1777293.5-12.5%
Construction69541459.664343667.8-8.2%
Wholesale Trade30624078.428825989.9-11.5%
Retail Trade1,4521,21683.71,3481,23091.2-7.5%
Accommodation and Food Services99182483.195986289.9-6.7%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing27119070.124820582.7-12.6%
Information Media and Telecommunications1149684.212511592.0-7.8%
Financial and Insurance Services32128889.727125092.3-2.5%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services13212191.712412096.8-5.1%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services65954783.061357293.3-10.3%
Administrative and Support Services27419771.924018577.1-5.2%
Public Administration and Safety62352884.863256288.9-4.2%
Education and Training2,2862,08691.32,2512,09292.9-1.7%
Health Care and Social Assistance1,5141,31787.01,2271,11590.9-3.9%
Arts and Recreation Services1199479.013011487.7-8.7%
Other Services41635485.141237891.7-6.7%
Industry not classified2086028.82249442.0-13.1%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics , Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011.

Employment self-containment by industry 2011
Employment self-containment by industry 2011 Other Services, % of industry self-containment: 85.1% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 79.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 87.0% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 91.3% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 84.8% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 71.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 83.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 91.7% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 89.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 84.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 70.1% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 83.1% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 83.7% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 78.4% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 59.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 81.1% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 71.6% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 50.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 78.1% Other Services, Employed residents working locally: 354 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents working locally: 94 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents working locally: 1,317 Education and Training, Employed residents working locally: 2,086 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents working locally: 528 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents working locally: 197 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents working locally: 547 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents working locally: 121 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents working locally: 288 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents working locally: 96 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents working locally: 190 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents working locally: 824 Retail Trade, Employed residents working locally: 1,216 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents working locally: 240 Construction, Employed residents working locally: 414 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents working locally: 77 Manufacturing, Employed residents working locally: 290 Mining, Employed residents working locally: 24 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents working locally: 983 Other Services, Total employed residents: 416 Arts and Recreation Services, Total employed residents: 119 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total employed residents: 1,514 Education and Training, Total employed residents: 2,286 Public Administration and Safety, Total employed residents: 623 Administrative and Support Services, Total employed residents: 274 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total employed residents: 659 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total employed residents: 132 Financial and Insurance Services, Total employed residents: 321 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total employed residents: 114 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total employed residents: 271 Accommodation and Food Services, Total employed residents: 991 Retail Trade, Total employed residents: 1,452 Wholesale Trade, Total employed residents: 306 Construction, Total employed residents: 695 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total employed residents: 95 Manufacturing, Total employed residents: 405 Mining, Total employed residents: 48 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total employed residents: 1,258
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2006 to 2011
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2006 to 2011 Other Services, Armidale Regional Council: -6.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Armidale Regional Council: -8.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Armidale Regional Council: -3.9% Education and Training, Armidale Regional Council: -1.7% Public Administration and Safety, Armidale Regional Council: -4.2% Administrative and Support Services, Armidale Regional Council: -5.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Armidale Regional Council: -10.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Armidale Regional Council: -5.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Armidale Regional Council: -2.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Armidale Regional Council: -7.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Armidale Regional Council: -12.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Armidale Regional Council: -6.7% Retail Trade, Armidale Regional Council: -7.5% Wholesale Trade, Armidale Regional Council: -11.5% Construction, Armidale Regional Council: -8.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Armidale Regional Council: -12.5% Manufacturing, Armidale Regional Council: -3.8% Mining, Armidale Regional Council: -25.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Armidale Regional Council: -1.1%
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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