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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of the Maranoa 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 Maranoa Regional Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Maranoa 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 Maranoa 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 Fishing1,29219.32.71,48322.83.4-191
Mining4156.22.62193.41.7+196
Manufacturing3375.08.43825.99.9-45
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1251.91.2781.21.0+47
Construction5918.89.03545.49.0+237
Wholesale Trade1702.53.62083.23.9-38
Retail Trade5948.910.768210.511.6-88
Accommodation and Food Services3555.37.03275.07.0+28
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3515.25.33265.05.1+25
Information Media and Telecommunications280.41.2420.61.4-14
Financial and Insurance Services871.32.7841.32.8+3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services811.21.8671.02.1+14
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1432.16.51642.55.6-21
Administrative and Support Services761.13.2751.23.1+1
Public Administration and Safety5007.56.75738.86.7-73
Education and Training3925.87.94336.77.6-41
Health Care and Social Assistance70610.511.95849.010.2+122
Arts and Recreation Services250.41.4290.41.4-4
Other Services2333.53.92113.23.7+22
Industry not classified2103.12.41882.92.7+22

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, Maranoa Regional Council: 19.3% Mining, Maranoa Regional Council: 6.2% Manufacturing, Maranoa Regional Council: 5.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 1.9% Construction, Maranoa Regional Council: 8.8% Wholesale Trade, Maranoa Regional Council: 2.5% Retail Trade, Maranoa Regional Council: 8.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Maranoa Regional Council: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Maranoa Regional Council: 0.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 2.1% Administrative and Support Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 1.1% Public Administration and Safety, Maranoa Regional Council: 7.5% Education and Training, Maranoa Regional Council: 5.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Maranoa Regional Council: 10.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 0.4% Other Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 3.5% Industry not classified, Maranoa Regional Council: 3.1%
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, Maranoa Regional Council: -191 Mining, Maranoa Regional Council: +196 Manufacturing, Maranoa Regional Council: -45 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Maranoa Regional Council: +47 Construction, Maranoa Regional Council: +237 Wholesale Trade, Maranoa Regional Council: -38 Retail Trade, Maranoa Regional Council: -88 Accommodation and Food Services, Maranoa Regional Council: +28 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Maranoa Regional Council: +25 Information Media and Telecommunications, Maranoa Regional Council: -14 Financial and Insurance Services, Maranoa Regional Council: +3 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Maranoa Regional Council: +14 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Maranoa Regional Council: -21 Administrative and Support Services, Maranoa Regional Council: +1 Public Administration and Safety, Maranoa Regional Council: -73 Education and Training, Maranoa Regional Council: -41 Health Care and Social Assistance, Maranoa Regional Council: +122 Arts and Recreation Services, Maranoa Regional Council: -4 Other Services, Maranoa Regional Council: +22 Industry not classified, Maranoa Regional Council: +22
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 Maranoa Regional Council in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,292 people or 19.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (706 people or 10.5%)
  • Retail Trade (594 people or 8.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 2,592 people in total or 38.6% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Queensland employed 2.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 11.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.7% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (19.3% compared to 2.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Mining (6.2% compared to 2.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.1% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (5.0% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Construction (+237 local labour force)
  • Mining (+196 local labour force)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-191 local labour force)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+122 local labour force)

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