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Employment by industry (Census)

Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer in the Cradle Coast Region, making up 13.1% of total employment.

Census employment data presents the number of persons employed in each industry sector (full-time and part-time) in Cradle Coast Region regardless of where they live. By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see local economic strengths and weaknesses. By looking at how the number of jobs in each industry is changing over time, you can track how the structure of the local economy is changing. Go to the Employment locations page to see where employment is taking place across the Cradle Coast Region.

NOTE: Census employment figures are known to undercount employment by at at least 20% due to poor recording of workplace addresses, and large numbers of workers who don’t answer the relevant question, or have no usual workplace address. While this data shows the underlying structure of the economy and relative proportions of different industries, it should not be used as an accurate measure of local jobs. Census employment data should be viewed alongside modelled Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (FTE) data which resolves the undercount issue and is a more accurate and up to date reflection of total job numbers.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

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Employment (Census) by industry sector
Cradle Coast Region 2016
Industry
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Number%Greater Hobart %
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3,5198.31.7
Mining1,3533.20.2
Manufacturing4,1249.75.5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4561.12.0
Construction2,6236.26.3
Wholesale Trade1,0462.51.9
Retail Trade4,89611.511.2
Accommodation and Food Services3,2057.67.9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,3935.63.5
Information Media and Telecommunications2500.61.8
Financial and Insurance Services5451.32.6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4061.01.3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,2933.05.9
Administrative and Support Services1,2442.92.6
Public Administration and Safety2,1365.011.0
Education and Training3,3027.810.4
Health Care and Social Assistance5,54713.115.0
Arts and Recreation Services3930.92.3
Other Services1,7184.13.9
Industry not classified1,5323.63.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Employment (Census) by industry sector, 2016
Employment (Census) by industry sector, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Hobart: 1.7% Mining, Greater Hobart: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Hobart: 5.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Hobart: 2.0% Construction, Greater Hobart: 6.3% Wholesale Trade, Greater Hobart: 1.9% Retail Trade, Greater Hobart: 11.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Hobart: 7.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Hobart: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Hobart: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Hobart: 2.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Hobart: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Hobart: 5.9% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Hobart: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Hobart: 11.0% Education and Training, Greater Hobart: 10.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Hobart: 15.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Hobart: 2.3% Other Services, Greater Hobart: 3.9% Industry not classified, Greater Hobart: 3.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cradle Coast Region: 8.3% Mining, Cradle Coast Region: 3.2% Manufacturing, Cradle Coast Region: 9.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cradle Coast Region: 1.1% Construction, Cradle Coast Region: 6.2% Wholesale Trade, Cradle Coast Region: 2.5% Retail Trade, Cradle Coast Region: 11.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Cradle Coast Region: 7.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cradle Coast Region: 5.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Cradle Coast Region: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Cradle Coast Region: 1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cradle Coast Region: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cradle Coast Region: 3.0% Administrative and Support Services, Cradle Coast Region: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Cradle Coast Region: 5.0% Education and Training, Cradle Coast Region: 7.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Cradle Coast Region: 13.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Cradle Coast Region: 0.9% Other Services, Cradle Coast Region: 4.1% Industry not classified, Cradle Coast Region: 3.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in Cradle Coast Region in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (5,547 local workers 13.1%)
  • Retail Trade (4,896 local workers 11.5%)
  • Manufacturing (4,124 local workers 9.7%)

In combination these three industries employed 14,567 people in total or 34.3% of local workers.

In comparison, Greater Hobart employed 15.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.2% in Retail Trade; and 5.5% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of the Cradle Coast Region and Greater Hobart were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (8.3% compared to 1.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Manufacturing (9.7% compared to 5.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Mining (3.2% compared to 0.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (5.0% compared to 11.0%)

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