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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2011, 45.4% of City of Ipswich’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 the City of Ipswich 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
City of Ipswich20112006Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the City of Ipswich% resident workers employed in the City of IpswichTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the City of Ipswich% resident workers employed in the City of Ipswich2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing45923150.359538865.2-14.9%
Mining74619325.937314939.9-14.1%
Manufacturing10,7424,57342.611,0765,35848.4-5.8%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,02544243.175340253.4-10.3%
Construction5,8281,62127.84,6371,42330.7-2.9%
Wholesale Trade3,16084026.62,72678728.9-2.3%
Retail Trade8,0364,58957.17,0014,29361.3-4.2%
Accommodation and Food Services3,8722,51464.93,0211,95864.8+0.1%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5,0521,59131.54,1421,57938.1-6.6%
Information Media and Telecommunications67419428.868827139.4-10.6%
Financial and Insurance Services1,79966036.71,46857939.4-2.8%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,06161157.696258961.2-3.6%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,3921,29638.22,4661,10945.0-6.8%
Administrative and Support Services2,29584036.61,83263634.7+1.9%
Public Administration and Safety7,2293,66050.65,3042,73751.6-1.0%
Education and Training5,1883,29763.64,2162,78566.1-2.5%
Health Care and Social Assistance9,0794,96054.67,0624,15158.8-4.1%
Arts and Recreation Services65732649.655229052.5-2.9%
Other Services2,8021,28645.92,3271,13248.6-2.8%
Industry not classified1,71528716.71,58026716.9-0.2%

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: 45.9% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 49.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 54.6% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 63.6% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 50.6% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 36.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 38.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 57.6% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 36.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 28.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 31.5% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 64.9% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 57.1% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 26.6% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 27.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 43.1% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 42.6% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 25.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 50.3% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,286 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 326 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 4,960 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 3,297 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 3,660 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 840 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,296 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 611 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 660 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 194 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 1,591 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 2,514 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 4,589 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 840 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 1,621 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 442 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 4,573 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 193 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 231 Other Services, Total resident workers: 2,802 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 657 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 9,079 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 5,188 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 7,229 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 2,295 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 3,392 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 1,061 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 1,799 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 674 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 5,052 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 3,872 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 8,036 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 3,160 Construction, Total resident workers: 5,828 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 1,025 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 10,742 Mining, Total resident workers: 746 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 459
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, City of Ipswich: -2.8% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Ipswich: -2.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Ipswich: -4.1% Education and Training, City of Ipswich: -2.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Ipswich: -1.0% Administrative and Support Services, City of Ipswich: +1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Ipswich: -6.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Ipswich: -3.6% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Ipswich: -2.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Ipswich: -10.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Ipswich: -6.6% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Ipswich: +0.1% Retail Trade, City of Ipswich: -4.2% Wholesale Trade, City of Ipswich: -2.3% Construction, City of Ipswich: -2.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Ipswich: -10.3% Manufacturing, City of Ipswich: -5.8% Mining, City of Ipswich: -14.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Ipswich: -14.9%
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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