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Gympie Regional Council

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Retail Trade employs more of the Gympie Regional Council’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 the Gympie Regional Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Gympie Regional Council, 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 the Gympie Regional Council 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
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Industry
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,5539.02.71,80211.43.4-249
Mining3632.12.61891.21.7+173
Manufacturing1,99811.58.41,96312.49.9+34
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1741.01.21140.71.0+60
Construction1,5909.29.01,4038.99.0+187
Wholesale Trade5403.13.65143.33.9+25
Retail Trade2,08812.010.71,94012.311.6+148
Accommodation and Food Services1,1886.87.09876.37.0+200
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7744.55.37294.65.1+45
Information Media and Telecommunications1050.61.21260.81.4-22
Financial and Insurance Services2131.22.72031.32.8+10
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2471.41.82411.52.1+6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5533.26.54753.05.6+78
Administrative and Support Services4552.63.23562.33.1+98
Public Administration and Safety9295.46.79386.06.7-10
Education and Training1,3517.87.91,1827.57.6+169
Health Care and Social Assistance1,93411.111.91,4239.010.2+511
Arts and Recreation Services1280.71.41240.81.4+3
Other Services7354.23.95953.83.7+140
Industry not classified4292.52.44602.92.7-31

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, Queensland: 2.7% Mining, Queensland: 2.6% Manufacturing, Queensland: 8.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 1.2% Construction, Queensland: 9.0% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.6% Retail Trade, Queensland: 10.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 7.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 6.5% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 6.7% Education and Training, Queensland: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 11.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.4% Other Services, Queensland: 3.9% Industry not classified, Queensland: 2.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gympie Regional Council: 9.0% Mining, Gympie Regional Council: 2.1% Manufacturing, Gympie Regional Council: 11.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gympie Regional Council: 1.0% Construction, Gympie Regional Council: 9.2% Wholesale Trade, Gympie Regional Council: 3.1% Retail Trade, Gympie Regional Council: 12.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Gympie Regional Council: 6.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gympie Regional Council: 4.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Gympie Regional Council: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Gympie Regional Council: 1.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gympie Regional Council: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gympie Regional Council: 3.2% Administrative and Support Services, Gympie Regional Council: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, Gympie Regional Council: 5.4% Education and Training, Gympie Regional Council: 7.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Gympie Regional Council: 11.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Gympie Regional Council: 0.7% Other Services, Gympie Regional Council: 4.2% Industry not classified, Gympie Regional Council: 2.5%
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, Gympie Regional Council: -249 Mining, Gympie Regional Council: +173 Manufacturing, Gympie Regional Council: +34 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gympie Regional Council: +60 Construction, Gympie Regional Council: +187 Wholesale Trade, Gympie Regional Council: +25 Retail Trade, Gympie Regional Council: +148 Accommodation and Food Services, Gympie Regional Council: +200 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gympie Regional Council: +45 Information Media and Telecommunications, Gympie Regional Council: -22 Financial and Insurance Services, Gympie Regional Council: +10 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gympie Regional Council: +6 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gympie Regional Council: +78 Administrative and Support Services, Gympie Regional Council: +98 Public Administration and Safety, Gympie Regional Council: -10 Education and Training, Gympie Regional Council: +169 Health Care and Social Assistance, Gympie Regional Council: +511 Arts and Recreation Services, Gympie Regional Council: +3 Other Services, Gympie Regional Council: +140 Industry not classified, Gympie Regional Council: -31
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 Gympie Regional Council in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (2,088 people or 12.0%)
  • Manufacturing (1,998 people or 11.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,934 people or 11.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 6,020 people in total or 34.7% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Queensland employed 10.7% in Retail Trade; 8.4% in Manufacturing; and 11.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the Gympie Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (9.0% compared to 2.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (11.5% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.2% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.2% compared to 2.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in the Gympie Regional Council were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+511 local labour force)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-249 local labour force)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+200 local labour force)
  • Construction (+187 local labour force)

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