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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2011, 35.3% of Penrith City’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 Penrith City 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
Penrith City20112006Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Penrith City% resident workers employed in Penrith CityTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Penrith City% resident workers employed in Penrith City2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing56029352.358033056.9-4.6%
Mining1707342.91998944.7-1.8%
Manufacturing10,2613,07530.010,9893,32230.2-0.3%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,32131924.11,12732829.1-5.0%
Construction8,1632,33628.67,8672,33029.6-1.0%
Wholesale Trade4,7721,03921.84,63899921.5+0.2%
Retail Trade9,9004,65647.010,1715,18250.9-3.9%
Accommodation and Food Services4,8342,83758.74,6222,81961.0-2.3%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6,4211,59924.95,9491,44924.4+0.5%
Information Media and Telecommunications1,24523819.11,34425819.2-0.1%
Financial and Insurance Services3,80654014.23,74864017.1-2.9%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,30056243.21,30559745.7-2.5%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,5741,21734.13,4841,24835.8-1.8%
Administrative and Support Services2,64878329.62,40374230.9-1.3%
Public Administration and Safety6,4742,29235.45,8662,15336.7-1.3%
Education and Training5,8012,72346.95,1132,56250.1-3.2%
Health Care and Social Assistance8,8663,92844.37,4383,53747.6-3.2%
Arts and Recreation Services1,11348243.394943946.3-3.0%
Other Services3,6401,45840.13,4581,45842.2-2.1%
Industry not classified2,35535715.22,21831914.4+0.8%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment self-containment by industry 2011
Employment self-containment by industry 2011 Other Services, % of industry self-containment: 40.1% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 43.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 44.3% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 46.9% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 35.4% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 29.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 34.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 43.2% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 14.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 19.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 24.9% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 58.7% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 47.0% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 21.8% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 28.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 24.1% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 30.0% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 42.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 52.3% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,458 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 482 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 3,928 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 2,723 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 2,292 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 783 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,217 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 562 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 540 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 238 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 1,599 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 2,837 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 4,656 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 1,039 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 2,336 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 319 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 3,075 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 73 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 293 Other Services, Total resident workers: 3,640 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 1,113 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 8,866 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 5,801 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 6,474 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 2,648 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 3,574 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 1,300 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 3,806 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 1,245 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 6,421 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 4,834 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 9,900 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 4,772 Construction, Total resident workers: 8,163 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 1,321 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 10,261 Mining, Total resident workers: 170 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 560
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, Penrith City: -2.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Penrith City: -3.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Penrith City: -3.2% Education and Training, Penrith City: -3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Penrith City: -1.3% Administrative and Support Services, Penrith City: -1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Penrith City: -1.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Penrith City: -2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Penrith City: -2.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Penrith City: -0.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Penrith City: +0.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Penrith City: -2.3% Retail Trade, Penrith City: -3.9% Wholesale Trade, Penrith City: +0.2% Construction, Penrith City: -1.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Penrith City: -5.0% Manufacturing, Penrith City: -0.3% Mining, Penrith City: -1.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Penrith City: -4.6%
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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