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Employment self-sufficiency - Industry

“In 2011 32.5% of Bankstown City’s local workers were residents and this proportion has remained stable since 2006.

Self-sufficiency measures the proportion of local workers in the local area who also live in the Local Government Area or region. It indicates the level at which the resident workers meet the labour requirements of the local industries or businesses.

Self sufficiency is likely to be higher for regional areas, 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-sufficiency data should be viewed in conjunction with detailed Workers Place of Residence data to see how far workers are travelling to access employment in the area, as well as Worker productivity and Local workers income and Local workers hours worked data to look at the value of local workers contributions. 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-sufficiency by industry
Bankstown City20112006Change
IndustryTotal local workersLocal workers residing in Bankstown City% industry self- sufficiencyTotal local workersLocal workers residing in Bankstown City% industry self- sufficiency2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing511835.3651929.2+6.1%
Mining18633.3421433.30%
Manufacturing12,7612,66020.815,3003,23421.1-0.3%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7129413.25988614.4-1.2%
Construction3,4751,39540.13,2371,32741.0-0.9%
Wholesale Trade3,96689422.54,5101,05223.3-0.8%
Retail Trade5,5662,48944.76,3302,98947.2-2.5%
Accommodation and Food Services2,6581,48255.82,5801,45056.2-0.5%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,8001,12029.54,6571,14024.5+5.0%
Information Media and Telecommunications97820220.71,16626122.4-1.7%
Financial and Insurance Services99734234.31,01540239.6-5.3%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services72026336.590130834.2+2.3%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,01085042.31,70073643.3-1.0%
Administrative and Support Services1,19648440.51,12943938.9+1.6%
Public Administration and Safety2,31058225.22,21957225.8-0.6%
Education and Training5,0741,61731.94,7201,44830.7+1.2%
Health Care and Social Assistance5,6892,17538.25,0631,92137.9+0.3%
Arts and Recreation Services45621246.544022250.5-4.0%
Other Services2,27490539.82,31393240.3-0.5%
Industry not classified60419332.063624438.4-6.4%

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

Employment self-sufficiency by industry 2011
Employment self-sufficiency by industry 2011 Other Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 39.8% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 46.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-sufficiency: 38.2% Education and Training, % of industry self-sufficiency: 31.9% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-sufficiency: 25.2% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 40.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 42.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 36.5% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 34.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-sufficiency: 20.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 29.5% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 55.8% Retail Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 44.7% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 22.5% Construction, % of industry self-sufficiency: 40.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 13.2% Manufacturing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 20.8% Mining, % of industry self-sufficiency: 33.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 35.3% Other Services, Local workers residing locally: 905 Arts and Recreation Services, Local workers residing locally: 212 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local workers residing locally: 2,175 Education and Training, Local workers residing locally: 1,617 Public Administration and Safety, Local workers residing locally: 582 Administrative and Support Services, Local workers residing locally: 484 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local workers residing locally: 850 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local workers residing locally: 263 Financial and Insurance Services, Local workers residing locally: 342 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local workers residing locally: 202 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local workers residing locally: 1,120 Accommodation and Food Services, Local workers residing locally: 1,482 Retail Trade, Local workers residing locally: 2,489 Wholesale Trade, Local workers residing locally: 894 Construction, Local workers residing locally: 1,395 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local workers residing locally: 94 Manufacturing, Local workers residing locally: 2,660 Mining, Local workers residing locally: 6 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local workers residing locally: 18 Other Services, Total local workers: 2,274 Arts and Recreation Services, Total local workers: 456 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total local workers: 5,689 Education and Training, Total local workers: 5,074 Public Administration and Safety, Total local workers: 2,310 Administrative and Support Services, Total local workers: 1,196 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total local workers: 2,010 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total local workers: 720 Financial and Insurance Services, Total local workers: 997 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total local workers: 978 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total local workers: 3,800 Accommodation and Food Services, Total local workers: 2,658 Retail Trade, Total local workers: 5,566 Wholesale Trade, Total local workers: 3,966 Construction, Total local workers: 3,475 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total local workers: 712 Manufacturing, Total local workers: 12,761 Mining, Total local workers: 18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total local workers: 51
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011.
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2006 to 2011
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2006 to 2011 Other Services, Bankstown City: -0.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Bankstown City: -4.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Bankstown City: +0.3% Education and Training, Bankstown City: +1.2% Public Administration and Safety, Bankstown City: -0.6% Administrative and Support Services, Bankstown City: +1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bankstown City: -1.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bankstown City: +2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Bankstown City: -5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Bankstown City: -1.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bankstown City: +5.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Bankstown City: -0.5% Retail Trade, Bankstown City: -2.5% Wholesale Trade, Bankstown City: -0.8% Construction, Bankstown City: -0.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bankstown City: -1.2% Manufacturing, Bankstown City: -0.3% Mining, Bankstown City: 0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Bankstown City: +6.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011.
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