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Employment self-sufficiency - Industry

“In 2011 23.3% of the City of Monash’s workforce were local residents and this proportion has decreased since 2006.

Self-sufficiency measures the proportion of workers in the local area who also live in the Local Government Area or region.  It indicates the level at which the local residents meet the labour requirements of the local industries or businesses.

Self sufficiency is likely to be higher for regional areas, 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-sufficiency data should be viewed in conjunction with detailed Workers Place of Residence data to see how far workers are travelling to access employment in the area, as well as Worker Productivity and Worker Income and Hours Worked data to look at the value of local workers contributions. The Resident Labour Force section will provide the characteristics of the locally available labour force.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Employment self-sufficiency by industry
City of Monash20112006Change
IndustryTotal workersWorkers residing in the City of Monash% industry self- sufficiencyTotal workersWorkers residing in the City of Monash% industry self- sufficiency2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing722230.61143429.8+0.7%
Mining621422.620840.0-17.4%
Manufacturing12,9271,90114.716,0392,58116.1-1.4%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7547710.299214014.1-3.9%
Construction5,4971,21922.25,0421,17523.3-1.1%
Wholesale Trade8,4981,40316.58,5611,49917.5-1.0%
Retail Trade9,6272,55526.510,2152,99629.3-2.8%
Accommodation and Food Services3,2811,45644.43,3681,48844.2+0.2%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,24060518.73,03363921.1-2.4%
Information Media and Telecommunications1,76133719.12,11640919.3-0.2%
Financial and Insurance Services2,57862424.22,29165328.5-4.3%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,20033127.61,23234828.2-0.7%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7,0552,21831.46,5752,05531.3+0.2%
Administrative and Support Services2,62368426.12,84469024.3+1.8%
Public Administration and Safety2,72249018.02,17944020.2-2.2%
Education and Training11,1962,90325.99,9362,73427.5-1.6%
Health Care and Social Assistance11,9102,65022.39,4302,24923.8-1.6%
Arts and Recreation Services83427032.469127339.5-7.1%
Other Services2,73282530.22,63884932.2-2.0%
Industry not classified1,11229526.51,00124324.3+2.3%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics , Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011.

Employment self-sufficiency by industry 2011
Employment self-sufficiency by industry 2011 Other Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 30.2% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 32.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-sufficiency: 22.3% Education and Training, % of industry self-sufficiency: 25.9% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-sufficiency: 18.0% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 26.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 31.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 27.6% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 24.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-sufficiency: 19.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 18.7% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 44.4% Retail Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 26.5% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 16.5% Construction, % of industry self-sufficiency: 22.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 10.2% Manufacturing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 14.7% Mining, % of industry self-sufficiency: 22.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 30.6% Other Services, Resident workers: 825 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers: 270 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers: 2,650 Education and Training, Resident workers: 2,903 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers: 490 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers: 684 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers: 2,218 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers: 331 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers: 624 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers: 337 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers: 605 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers: 1,456 Retail Trade, Resident workers: 2,555 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers: 1,403 Construction, Resident workers: 1,219 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers: 77 Manufacturing, Resident workers: 1,901 Mining, Resident workers: 14 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers: 22 Other Services, Total workers: 2,732 Arts and Recreation Services, Total workers: 834 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total workers: 11,910 Education and Training, Total workers: 11,196 Public Administration and Safety, Total workers: 2,722 Administrative and Support Services, Total workers: 2,623 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total workers: 7,055 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total workers: 1,200 Financial and Insurance Services, Total workers: 2,578 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total workers: 1,761 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total workers: 3,240 Accommodation and Food Services, Total workers: 3,281 Retail Trade, Total workers: 9,627 Wholesale Trade, Total workers: 8,498 Construction, Total workers: 5,497 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total workers: 754 Manufacturing, Total workers: 12,927 Mining, Total workers: 62 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total workers: 72
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011.
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2006 to 2011
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2006 to 2011 Other Services, City of Monash: -2.0% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Monash: -7.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Monash: -1.6% Education and Training, City of Monash: -1.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Monash: -2.2% Administrative and Support Services, City of Monash: +1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Monash: +0.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Monash: -0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Monash: -4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Monash: -0.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Monash: -2.4% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Monash: +0.2% Retail Trade, City of Monash: -2.8% Wholesale Trade, City of Monash: -1.0% Construction, City of Monash: -1.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Monash: -3.9% Manufacturing, City of Monash: -1.4% Mining, City of Monash: -17.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Monash: +0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011.
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