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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Public Administration and Safety employs more of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area’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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area, 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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area 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%NSW%Number%NSW%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing4821.72.25072.02.7-25
Mining570.21.0250.10.7+32
Manufacturing1,3904.88.41,5666.29.6-176
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4031.41.13051.21.0+98
Construction2,8179.87.32,2178.87.3+600
Wholesale Trade6312.24.46892.74.7-58
Retail Trade2,5688.910.32,4009.511.1+168
Accommodation and Food Services1,4255.06.71,3565.46.5+69
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,0523.74.91,0244.05.0+28
Information Media and Telecommunications4311.52.34641.82.4-33
Financial and Insurance Services4451.65.04621.85.0-17
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4131.41.63841.51.7+29
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,0357.17.91,7196.87.3+316
Administrative and Support Services7732.73.37673.03.1+6
Public Administration and Safety7,58626.46.15,91423.46.0+1,672
Education and Training1,7836.27.91,5376.17.6+246
Health Care and Social Assistance2,4138.411.62,0007.910.5+413
Arts and Recreation Services4171.51.53831.51.4+34
Other Services1,0283.63.79983.93.8+30
Industry not classified5612.02.55932.32.7-32

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, NSW: 2.2% Mining, NSW: 1.0% Manufacturing, NSW: 8.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, NSW: 1.1% Construction, NSW: 7.3% Wholesale Trade, NSW: 4.4% Retail Trade, NSW: 10.3% Accommodation and Food Services, NSW: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, NSW: 4.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, NSW: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, NSW: 5.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, NSW: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, NSW: 7.9% Administrative and Support Services, NSW: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, NSW: 6.1% Education and Training, NSW: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, NSW: 11.6% Arts and Recreation Services, NSW: 1.5% Other Services, NSW: 3.7% Industry not classified, NSW: 2.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.7% Mining, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.2% Manufacturing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 4.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.4% Construction, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 9.8% Wholesale Trade, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 2.2% Retail Trade, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 8.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 5.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 3.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 7.1% Administrative and Support Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 26.4% Education and Training, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 6.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 8.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.5% Other Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 3.6% Industry not classified, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 2.0%
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, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -25 Mining, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +32 Manufacturing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -176 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +98 Construction, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +600 Wholesale Trade, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -58 Retail Trade, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +168 Accommodation and Food Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +69 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +28 Information Media and Telecommunications, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -33 Financial and Insurance Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -17 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +29 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +316 Administrative and Support Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +6 Public Administration and Safety, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +1,672 Education and Training, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +246 Health Care and Social Assistance, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +413 Arts and Recreation Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +34 Other Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +30 Industry not classified, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -32
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the local labour force in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Public Administration and Safety (7,586 people or 26.4%)
  • Construction (2,817 people or 9.8%)
  • Retail Trade (2,568 people or 8.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 12,971 people in total or 45.2% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, NSW employed 6.1% in Public Administration and Safety; 7.3% in Construction; and 10.3% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Public Administration and Safety (26.4% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (4.8% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.6% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (8.4% compared to 11.6%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Public Administration and Safety (+1,672 local labour force)
  • Construction (+600 local labour force)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+413 local labour force)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+316 local labour force)

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