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King Island Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of King Island Council area’s local labour force than any other industry sector.

Industry sector data identifies the industries in which the residents of an area work either within the residing area or elsewhere. Comparing the industry sectors in which King Island Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in King Island Council area, indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents, or on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Industry sector statistics in King Island Council area are influenced by a range of factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available within commuting distance;
  • The educational levels of the local population; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the local population.

Industry sector data should be viewed in conjunction with Residents place of work.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers industry of employment
King Island Council area 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Hobart%Number%Greater Hobart%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing22626.51.627329.91.7-47
Mining40.50.300.00.2+4
Manufacturing16319.16.418520.28.0-22
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services141.62.150.51.9+9
Construction526.17.5424.66.7+10
Wholesale Trade232.72.7283.13.0-5
Retail Trade718.311.4636.912.3+8
Accommodation and Food Services364.27.1303.37.0+6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing505.93.5394.33.9+11
Information Media and Telecommunications00.02.100.02.10
Financial and Insurance Services70.82.840.43.0+3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services00.01.4121.31.6-12
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services101.26.2141.55.6-4
Administrative and Support Services80.92.5101.12.5-2
Public Administration and Safety617.212.2505.511.7+11
Education and Training414.89.6495.48.8-8
Health Care and Social Assistance516.012.8485.312.4+3
Arts and Recreation Services00.02.170.81.7-7
Other Services172.03.7182.03.6-1
Industry not classified192.21.9374.02.4-18

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local resident workers industry of employment, 2011
Local resident workers industry of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Hobart: 1.6% Mining, Greater Hobart: 0.3% Manufacturing, Greater Hobart: 6.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Hobart: 2.1% Construction, Greater Hobart: 7.5% Wholesale Trade, Greater Hobart: 2.7% Retail Trade, Greater Hobart: 11.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Hobart: 7.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Hobart: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Hobart: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Hobart: 2.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Hobart: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Hobart: 6.2% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Hobart: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Hobart: 12.2% Education and Training, Greater Hobart: 9.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Hobart: 12.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Hobart: 2.1% Other Services, Greater Hobart: 3.7% Industry not classified, Greater Hobart: 1.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, King Island Council area: 26.5% Mining, King Island Council area: 0.5% Manufacturing, King Island Council area: 19.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, King Island Council area: 1.6% Construction, King Island Council area: 6.1% Wholesale Trade, King Island Council area: 2.7% Retail Trade, King Island Council area: 8.3% Accommodation and Food Services, King Island Council area: 4.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, King Island Council area: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, King Island Council area: 0.0% Financial and Insurance Services, King Island Council area: 0.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, King Island Council area: 0.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, King Island Council area: 1.2% Administrative and Support Services, King Island Council area: 0.9% Public Administration and Safety, King Island Council area: 7.2% Education and Training, King Island Council area: 4.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, King Island Council area: 6.0% Arts and Recreation Services, King Island Council area: 0.0% Other Services, King Island Council area: 2.0% Industry not classified, King Island Council area: 2.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers industry of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers industry of employment, 2006 to 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, King Island Council area: -47 Mining, King Island Council area: +4 Manufacturing, King Island Council area: -22 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, King Island Council area: +9 Construction, King Island Council area: +10 Wholesale Trade, King Island Council area: -5 Retail Trade, King Island Council area: +8 Accommodation and Food Services, King Island Council area: +6 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, King Island Council area: +11 Information Media and Telecommunications, King Island Council area: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, King Island Council area: +3 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, King Island Council area: -12 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, King Island Council area: -4 Administrative and Support Services, King Island Council area: -2 Public Administration and Safety, King Island Council area: +11 Education and Training, King Island Council area: -8 Health Care and Social Assistance, King Island Council area: +3 Arts and Recreation Services, King Island Council area: -7 Other Services, King Island Council area: -1 Industry not classified, King Island Council area: -18
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the local labour force in King Island Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (226 people or 26.5%)
  • Manufacturing (163 people or 19.1%)
  • Retail Trade (71 people or 8.3%)

In combination these three industries employed 460 people in total or 53.9% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Greater Hobart employed 1.6% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 6.4% in Manufacturing; and 11.4% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of King Island Council area and Greater Hobart were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (26.5% compared to 1.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (19.1% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (6.0% compared to 12.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.2% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

There were no major changes in the jobs held by thelocal labour force between 2006 and 2011 in King Island Council area.

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