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Murweh Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of the Murweh Shire’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 Murweh Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Murweh Shire, 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 Murweh Shire 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
Murweh Shire 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing38116.82.743519.03.4-54
Mining210.92.630.11.7+18
Manufacturing1386.18.42058.99.9-67
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services120.51.2140.61.0-2
Construction1828.09.01004.49.0+82
Wholesale Trade1064.73.6693.03.9+37
Retail Trade23510.410.724810.811.6-13
Accommodation and Food Services1145.07.01084.77.0+6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1054.65.31245.45.1-19
Information Media and Telecommunications130.61.2140.61.4-1
Financial and Insurance Services180.82.7251.12.8-7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services160.71.8110.52.1+5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services472.16.5703.15.6-23
Administrative and Support Services281.23.2351.53.1-7
Public Administration and Safety2209.76.72149.36.7+6
Education and Training1848.17.91838.07.6+1
Health Care and Social Assistance30413.411.929612.910.2+8
Arts and Recreation Services150.71.4150.71.40
Other Services542.43.9562.43.7-2
Industry not classified723.22.4672.92.7+5

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, Murweh Shire: 16.8% Mining, Murweh Shire: 0.9% Manufacturing, Murweh Shire: 6.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Murweh Shire: 0.5% Construction, Murweh Shire: 8.0% Wholesale Trade, Murweh Shire: 4.7% Retail Trade, Murweh Shire: 10.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Murweh Shire: 5.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Murweh Shire: 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Murweh Shire: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Murweh Shire: 0.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Murweh Shire: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Murweh Shire: 2.1% Administrative and Support Services, Murweh Shire: 1.2% Public Administration and Safety, Murweh Shire: 9.7% Education and Training, Murweh Shire: 8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Murweh Shire: 13.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Murweh Shire: 0.7% Other Services, Murweh Shire: 2.4% Industry not classified, Murweh Shire: 3.2%
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, Murweh Shire: -54 Mining, Murweh Shire: +18 Manufacturing, Murweh Shire: -67 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Murweh Shire: -2 Construction, Murweh Shire: +82 Wholesale Trade, Murweh Shire: +37 Retail Trade, Murweh Shire: -13 Accommodation and Food Services, Murweh Shire: +6 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Murweh Shire: -19 Information Media and Telecommunications, Murweh Shire: -1 Financial and Insurance Services, Murweh Shire: -7 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Murweh Shire: +5 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Murweh Shire: -23 Administrative and Support Services, Murweh Shire: -7 Public Administration and Safety, Murweh Shire: +6 Education and Training, Murweh Shire: +1 Health Care and Social Assistance, Murweh Shire: +8 Arts and Recreation Services, Murweh Shire: 0 Other Services, Murweh Shire: -2 Industry not classified, Murweh Shire: +5
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 Murweh Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (381 people or 16.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (304 people or 13.4%)
  • Retail Trade (235 people or 10.4%)

In combination these three industries employed 920 people in total or 40.6% 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 Murweh Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (16.8% compared to 2.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Public Administration and Safety (9.7% compared to 6.7%)
  • 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 (6.1% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Construction (+82 local labour force)
  • Manufacturing (-67 local labour force)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-54 local labour force)

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