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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2011, 22.9% of City of Brimbank’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 Brimbank 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 Brimbank20112006Change
IndustryTotal employed residentsResidents employed in the City of Brimbank% residents employed in the City of BrimbankTotal employed residentsResidents employed in the City of Brimbank% residents employed in the City of Brimbank2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2333515.02154320.0-5.0%
Mining981515.3652538.5-23.2%
Manufacturing11,9662,86523.913,1533,12723.8+0.2%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services67212819.042810324.1-5.0%
Construction5,9331,26921.44,9811,23524.8-3.4%
Wholesale Trade3,48282923.83,34378623.5+0.3%
Retail Trade8,4392,81033.37,9102,83335.8-2.5%
Accommodation and Food Services5,0361,32726.44,0811,21729.8-3.5%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7,0061,35319.35,9211,15019.4-0.1%
Information Media and Telecommunications1,22414211.61,23015112.3-0.7%
Financial and Insurance Services3,2472477.62,6662388.9-1.3%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services83923528.073726235.5-7.5%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,70265517.72,90655719.2-1.5%
Administrative and Support Services3,08552417.02,93450017.0-0.1%
Public Administration and Safety3,43453215.52,90656919.6-4.1%
Education and Training4,0881,46735.93,3121,37941.6-5.8%
Health Care and Social Assistance6,9481,90227.45,1331,48628.9-1.6%
Arts and Recreation Services1,16818916.288614216.0+0.2%
Other Services2,84777927.42,53974529.3-2.0%
Industry not classified2,9322659.02,7212479.10%

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: 27.4% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 16.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 27.4% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 35.9% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 15.5% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 17.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 17.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 28.0% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 7.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 11.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 19.3% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 26.4% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 33.3% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 23.8% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 21.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 19.0% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 23.9% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 15.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 15.0% Other Services, Employed residents working locally: 779 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents working locally: 189 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents working locally: 1,902 Education and Training, Employed residents working locally: 1,467 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents working locally: 532 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents working locally: 524 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents working locally: 655 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents working locally: 235 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents working locally: 247 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents working locally: 142 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents working locally: 1,353 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents working locally: 1,327 Retail Trade, Employed residents working locally: 2,810 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents working locally: 829 Construction, Employed residents working locally: 1,269 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents working locally: 128 Manufacturing, Employed residents working locally: 2,865 Mining, Employed residents working locally: 15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents working locally: 35 Other Services, Total employed residents: 2,847 Arts and Recreation Services, Total employed residents: 1,168 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total employed residents: 6,948 Education and Training, Total employed residents: 4,088 Public Administration and Safety, Total employed residents: 3,434 Administrative and Support Services, Total employed residents: 3,085 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total employed residents: 3,702 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total employed residents: 839 Financial and Insurance Services, Total employed residents: 3,247 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total employed residents: 1,224 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total employed residents: 7,006 Accommodation and Food Services, Total employed residents: 5,036 Retail Trade, Total employed residents: 8,439 Wholesale Trade, Total employed residents: 3,482 Construction, Total employed residents: 5,933 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total employed residents: 672 Manufacturing, Total employed residents: 11,966 Mining, Total employed residents: 98 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total employed residents: 233
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 Brimbank: -2.0% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Brimbank: +0.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Brimbank: -1.6% Education and Training, City of Brimbank: -5.8% Public Administration and Safety, City of Brimbank: -4.1% Administrative and Support Services, City of Brimbank: -0.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Brimbank: -1.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Brimbank: -7.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Brimbank: -1.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Brimbank: -0.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Brimbank: -0.1% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Brimbank: -3.5% Retail Trade, City of Brimbank: -2.5% Wholesale Trade, City of Brimbank: +0.3% Construction, City of Brimbank: -3.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Brimbank: -5.0% Manufacturing, City of Brimbank: +0.2% Mining, City of Brimbank: -23.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Brimbank: -5.0%
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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