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Gympie Regional Council

Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2011, 74.5% of Gympie Regional Council’s resident workers were employed locally and this proportion has increased 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 the Gympie Regional Council 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
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IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the Gympie Regional Council% resident workers employed in the Gympie Regional CouncilTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the Gympie Regional Council% resident workers employed in the Gympie Regional Council2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,5311,24781.51,07594187.5-6.0%
Mining365318.5833238.0-29.5%
Manufacturing1,9971,57378.838319250.1+28.7%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services16310564.4554275.7-11.3%
Construction1,57479550.553031559.3-8.8%
Wholesale Trade53341477.71329068.0+9.6%
Retail Trade2,0801,73483.455840973.3+10.1%
Accommodation and Food Services1,18798583.023918577.4+5.6%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing79250764.022613961.3+2.7%
Information Media and Telecommunications1179984.6323195.8-11.2%
Financial and Insurance Services21918684.9423991.5-6.6%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services24721988.7493673.0+15.7%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services57346380.81288969.5+11.3%
Administrative and Support Services46428561.4673348.5+12.9%
Public Administration and Safety94476380.824917670.7+10.1%
Education and Training1,3541,16986.333425074.7+11.6%
Health Care and Social Assistance1,9261,53679.837422058.6+21.1%
Arts and Recreation Services1349772.4231878.3-5.9%
Other Services72159882.916410362.3+20.6%
Industry not classified42912529.11615031.1-2.0%

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: 82.9% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 72.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 79.8% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 86.3% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 80.8% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 61.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 80.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 88.7% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 84.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 84.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 64.0% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 83.0% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 83.4% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 77.7% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 50.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 64.4% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 78.8% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 8.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 81.5% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 598 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 97 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 1,536 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 1,169 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 763 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 285 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 463 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 219 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 186 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 99 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 507 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 985 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 1,734 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 414 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 795 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 105 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 1,573 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 31 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 1,247 Other Services, Total resident workers: 721 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 134 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 1,926 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 1,354 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 944 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 464 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 573 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 247 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 219 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 117 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 792 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 1,187 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 2,080 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 533 Construction, Total resident workers: 1,574 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 163 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 1,997 Mining, Total resident workers: 365 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 1,531
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, Gympie Regional Council: +20.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Gympie Regional Council: -5.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Gympie Regional Council: +21.1% Education and Training, Gympie Regional Council: +11.6% Public Administration and Safety, Gympie Regional Council: +10.1% Administrative and Support Services, Gympie Regional Council: +12.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gympie Regional Council: +11.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gympie Regional Council: +15.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Gympie Regional Council: -6.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Gympie Regional Council: -11.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gympie Regional Council: +2.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Gympie Regional Council: +5.6% Retail Trade, Gympie Regional Council: +10.1% Wholesale Trade, Gympie Regional Council: +9.6% Construction, Gympie Regional Council: -8.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gympie Regional Council: -11.3% Manufacturing, Gympie Regional Council: +28.7% Mining, Gympie Regional Council: -29.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gympie Regional Council: -6.0%
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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