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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2011, 24.1% of City of Boroondara’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 City of Boroondara 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
City of Boroondara20112006Change
IndustryTotal employed residentsResidents employed in the City of Boroondara% residents employed in the City of BoroondaraTotal employed residentsResidents employed in the City of Boroondara% residents employed in the City of Boroondara2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2626524.82146028.0-3.2%
Mining2753412.42303113.5-1.1%
Manufacturing4,51059513.24,97669814.0-0.8%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services687213.1462378.0-5.0%
Construction3,59696526.83,05988328.9-2.0%
Wholesale Trade3,66870819.33,89777319.8-0.5%
Retail Trade7,7682,42731.27,8062,65334.0-2.7%
Accommodation and Food Services4,7551,41329.74,5051,47732.8-3.1%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,86138820.81,71024514.3+6.5%
Information Media and Telecommunications2,33138116.32,37440717.1-0.8%
Financial and Insurance Services5,94493515.75,65898617.4-1.7%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,70954631.91,63855834.1-2.1%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services12,4443,41627.511,5553,34829.0-1.5%
Administrative and Support Services2,51756722.52,53457222.6-0.1%
Public Administration and Safety3,4913068.83,36442512.6-3.9%
Education and Training8,1382,71133.37,9352,52631.8+1.5%
Health Care and Social Assistance11,0342,57223.39,9262,46224.8-1.5%
Arts and Recreation Services1,70544225.91,43440928.5-2.6%
Other Services2,02166032.71,97070435.7-3.1%
Industry not classified1,57827517.41,76540322.8-5.4%

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: 32.7% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 25.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 23.3% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 33.3% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 8.8% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 22.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 27.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 31.9% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 15.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 16.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 20.8% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 29.7% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 31.2% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 19.3% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 26.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 3.1% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 13.2% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 12.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 24.8% Other Services, Employed residents working locally: 660 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents working locally: 442 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents working locally: 2,572 Education and Training, Employed residents working locally: 2,711 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents working locally: 306 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents working locally: 567 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents working locally: 3,416 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents working locally: 546 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents working locally: 935 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents working locally: 381 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents working locally: 388 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents working locally: 1,413 Retail Trade, Employed residents working locally: 2,427 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents working locally: 708 Construction, Employed residents working locally: 965 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents working locally: 21 Manufacturing, Employed residents working locally: 595 Mining, Employed residents working locally: 34 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents working locally: 65 Other Services, Total employed residents: 2,021 Arts and Recreation Services, Total employed residents: 1,705 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total employed residents: 11,034 Education and Training, Total employed residents: 8,138 Public Administration and Safety, Total employed residents: 3,491 Administrative and Support Services, Total employed residents: 2,517 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total employed residents: 12,444 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total employed residents: 1,709 Financial and Insurance Services, Total employed residents: 5,944 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total employed residents: 2,331 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total employed residents: 1,861 Accommodation and Food Services, Total employed residents: 4,755 Retail Trade, Total employed residents: 7,768 Wholesale Trade, Total employed residents: 3,668 Construction, Total employed residents: 3,596 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total employed residents: 687 Manufacturing, Total employed residents: 4,510 Mining, Total employed residents: 275 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total employed residents: 262
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 Boroondara: -3.1% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Boroondara: -2.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Boroondara: -1.5% Education and Training, City of Boroondara: +1.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Boroondara: -3.9% Administrative and Support Services, City of Boroondara: -0.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Boroondara: -1.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Boroondara: -2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Boroondara: -1.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Boroondara: -0.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Boroondara: +6.5% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Boroondara: -3.1% Retail Trade, City of Boroondara: -2.7% Wholesale Trade, City of Boroondara: -0.5% Construction, City of Boroondara: -2.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Boroondara: -5.0% Manufacturing, City of Boroondara: -0.8% Mining, City of Boroondara: -1.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Boroondara: -3.2%
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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