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Bega Valley Shire

Employment self-sufficiency - Industry

“In 2011 97.6% of Bega Valley Shire’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
Bega Valley Shire20112006Change
IndustryTotal local workersLocal workers residing in Bega Valley Shire% industry self- sufficiencyTotal local workersLocal workers residing in Bega Valley Shire% industry self- sufficiency2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing74571395.786784797.7-2.0%
Mining141178.688100.0-21.4%
Manufacturing1,1171,10799.11,0831,06698.4+0.7%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services12211695.1125125100.0-4.9%
Construction70867895.871468295.5+0.3%
Wholesale Trade32431898.130530098.4-0.2%
Retail Trade1,5101,48598.31,6111,59799.1-0.8%
Accommodation and Food Services1,3221,30498.61,2971,26397.4+1.3%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing42741196.342040596.4-0.2%
Information Media and Telecommunications100100100.0110110100.00%
Financial and Insurance Services185185100.0178178100.00%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services175175100.0191191100.00%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services49649299.242941797.2+2.0%
Administrative and Support Services25124497.225925297.3-0.1%
Public Administration and Safety58055695.952350696.7-0.9%
Education and Training93290497.084681396.1+0.9%
Health Care and Social Assistance1,5741,53297.31,2361,20297.2+0.1%
Arts and Recreation Services16215595.7201201100.0-4.3%
Other Services38437397.1365365100.0-2.9%
Industry not classified8585100.0989293.9+6.1%

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: 97.1% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 95.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-sufficiency: 97.3% Education and Training, % of industry self-sufficiency: 97.0% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-sufficiency: 95.9% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 97.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 99.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 100.0% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 100.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-sufficiency: 100.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 96.3% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 98.6% Retail Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 98.3% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 98.1% Construction, % of industry self-sufficiency: 95.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 95.1% Manufacturing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 99.1% Mining, % of industry self-sufficiency: 78.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 95.7% Other Services, Local workers residing locally: 373 Arts and Recreation Services, Local workers residing locally: 155 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local workers residing locally: 1,532 Education and Training, Local workers residing locally: 904 Public Administration and Safety, Local workers residing locally: 556 Administrative and Support Services, Local workers residing locally: 244 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local workers residing locally: 492 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local workers residing locally: 175 Financial and Insurance Services, Local workers residing locally: 185 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local workers residing locally: 100 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local workers residing locally: 411 Accommodation and Food Services, Local workers residing locally: 1,304 Retail Trade, Local workers residing locally: 1,485 Wholesale Trade, Local workers residing locally: 318 Construction, Local workers residing locally: 678 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local workers residing locally: 116 Manufacturing, Local workers residing locally: 1,107 Mining, Local workers residing locally: 11 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local workers residing locally: 713 Other Services, Total local workers: 384 Arts and Recreation Services, Total local workers: 162 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total local workers: 1,574 Education and Training, Total local workers: 932 Public Administration and Safety, Total local workers: 580 Administrative and Support Services, Total local workers: 251 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total local workers: 496 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total local workers: 175 Financial and Insurance Services, Total local workers: 185 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total local workers: 100 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total local workers: 427 Accommodation and Food Services, Total local workers: 1,322 Retail Trade, Total local workers: 1,510 Wholesale Trade, Total local workers: 324 Construction, Total local workers: 708 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total local workers: 122 Manufacturing, Total local workers: 1,117 Mining, Total local workers: 14 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total local workers: 745
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, Bega Valley Shire: -2.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Bega Valley Shire: -4.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Bega Valley Shire: +0.1% Education and Training, Bega Valley Shire: +0.9% Public Administration and Safety, Bega Valley Shire: -0.9% Administrative and Support Services, Bega Valley Shire: -0.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bega Valley Shire: +2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bega Valley Shire: 0% Financial and Insurance Services, Bega Valley Shire: 0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Bega Valley Shire: 0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bega Valley Shire: -0.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Bega Valley Shire: +1.3% Retail Trade, Bega Valley Shire: -0.8% Wholesale Trade, Bega Valley Shire: -0.2% Construction, Bega Valley Shire: +0.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bega Valley Shire: -4.9% Manufacturing, Bega Valley Shire: +0.7% Mining, Bega Valley Shire: -21.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Bega Valley Shire: -2.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011.
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