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Fraser Coast Regional Council

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Fraser Coast 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 Fraser Coast Regional Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Fraser Coast 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 Fraser Coast 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
Fraser Coast Regional Council 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Regional QLD%Number%Regional QLD%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing8072.54.69953.35.8-189
Mining5491.73.92540.82.7+295
Manufacturing2,5597.97.62,6448.88.7-85
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6582.01.25081.71.0+150
Construction2,8368.89.73,21710.79.9-381
Wholesale Trade7482.33.27402.53.4+8
Retail Trade4,09012.711.33,96113.212.1+128
Accommodation and Food Services2,6788.37.92,6969.08.1-18
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,4434.54.81,3674.64.6+75
Information Media and Telecommunications3621.11.13801.31.2-18
Financial and Insurance Services4481.42.04711.62.1-24
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5661.81.96652.22.1-99
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,0973.44.78913.04.1+205
Administrative and Support Services1,0073.13.19023.02.9+105
Public Administration and Safety1,8875.96.01,8116.06.3+76
Education and Training2,8648.97.72,4398.17.4+425
Health Care and Social Assistance5,23016.211.43,85412.99.7+1,375
Arts and Recreation Services2690.81.52070.71.4+62
Other Services1,3504.24.01,1803.93.7+169
Industry not classified7812.42.57642.62.8+16

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, Regional QLD: 4.6% Mining, Regional QLD: 3.9% Manufacturing, Regional QLD: 7.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional QLD: 1.2% Construction, Regional QLD: 9.7% Wholesale Trade, Regional QLD: 3.2% Retail Trade, Regional QLD: 11.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional QLD: 7.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional QLD: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional QLD: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional QLD: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional QLD: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional QLD: 4.7% Administrative and Support Services, Regional QLD: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Regional QLD: 6.0% Education and Training, Regional QLD: 7.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional QLD: 11.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional QLD: 1.5% Other Services, Regional QLD: 4.0% Industry not classified, Regional QLD: 2.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 2.5% Mining, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.7% Manufacturing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 2.0% Construction, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 8.8% Wholesale Trade, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 2.3% Retail Trade, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 12.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 8.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3.4% Administrative and Support Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 5.9% Education and Training, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 8.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 16.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 0.8% Other Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4.2% Industry not classified, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 2.4%
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, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -189 Mining, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +295 Manufacturing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -85 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +150 Construction, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -381 Wholesale Trade, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +8 Retail Trade, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +128 Accommodation and Food Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -18 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +75 Information Media and Telecommunications, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -18 Financial and Insurance Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -24 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -99 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +205 Administrative and Support Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +105 Public Administration and Safety, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +76 Education and Training, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +425 Health Care and Social Assistance, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +1,375 Arts and Recreation Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +62 Other Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +169 Industry not classified, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +16
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 Fraser Coast Regional Council in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (5,230 people or 16.2%)
  • Retail Trade (4,090 people or 12.7%)
  • Education and Training (2,864 people or 8.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 12,184 people in total or 37.8% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Regional QLD employed 11.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.3% in Retail Trade; and 7.7% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Fraser Coast Regional Council and Regional QLD were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (16.2% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Retail Trade (12.7% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Mining (1.7% compared to 3.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (2.5% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,375 local labour force)
  • Education and Training (+425 local labour force)
  • Construction (-381 local labour force)
  • Mining (+295 local labour force)

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