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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2011, 86.5% of Griffith City’s resident workers were employed locally and this proportion has decreased since 2006.

Self-containment measures the proportion of resident workers 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 resident workers are accessing employment, along with Jobs to workers ratio data which provides the theoretical number of jobs which could be provided to residents of Griffith City in the local area, and is updated annually. 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-containment by industry
Griffith City20112006Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Griffith City% resident workers employed in Griffith CityTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Griffith City% resident workers employed in Griffith City2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,3221,02377.41,4761,19280.8-3.4%
Mining18950.08562.5-12.5%
Manufacturing2,0051,77988.72,0031,82291.0-2.2%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services19418092.816915994.1-1.3%
Construction72451270.772448266.6+4.1%
Wholesale Trade43339290.553749692.4-1.8%
Retail Trade1,5551,45993.81,4921,43596.2-2.4%
Accommodation and Food Services57151389.851647792.4-2.6%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing32326281.131627286.1-5.0%
Information Media and Telecommunications676394.0817187.7+6.4%
Financial and Insurance Services20920196.220420198.5-2.4%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services11611397.413613397.8-0.4%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services39337495.238036195.0+0.2%
Administrative and Support Services23418478.622218081.1-2.4%
Public Administration and Safety51147292.445241291.2+1.2%
Education and Training70365893.664860693.5+0.1%
Health Care and Social Assistance1,00894693.888382593.4+0.4%
Arts and Recreation Services715983.1565292.9-9.8%
Other Services45642493.042340094.6-1.6%
Industry not classified3008026.734411734.0-7.3%

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: 93.0% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 83.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 93.8% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 93.6% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 92.4% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 78.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 95.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 97.4% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 96.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 94.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 81.1% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 89.8% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 93.8% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 90.5% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 70.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 92.8% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 88.7% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 50.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 77.4% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 424 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 59 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 946 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 658 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 472 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 184 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 374 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 113 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 201 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 63 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 262 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 513 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 1,459 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 392 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 512 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 180 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 1,779 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 9 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 1,023 Other Services, Total resident workers: 456 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 71 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 1,008 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 703 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 511 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 234 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 393 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 116 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 209 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 67 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 323 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 571 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 1,555 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 433 Construction, Total resident workers: 724 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 194 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 2,005 Mining, Total resident workers: 18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 1,322
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, Griffith City: -1.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Griffith City: -9.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Griffith City: +0.4% Education and Training, Griffith City: +0.1% Public Administration and Safety, Griffith City: +1.2% Administrative and Support Services, Griffith City: -2.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Griffith City: +0.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Griffith City: -0.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Griffith City: -2.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Griffith City: +6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Griffith City: -5.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Griffith City: -2.6% Retail Trade, Griffith City: -2.4% Wholesale Trade, Griffith City: -1.8% Construction, Griffith City: +4.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Griffith City: -1.3% Manufacturing, Griffith City: -2.2% Mining, Griffith City: -12.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Griffith City: -3.4%
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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