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Employment by industry (Total)

In Redland City, Retail Trade is the largest employer, generating 6,811 local jobs in 2014/15.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in Redland City. The statistics are modelled by NIEIR to correct for the known undercount of jobs recorded in the Census. They estimate the total number of persons employed in an industry sector (full-time and part-time) in Redland City regardless of where they live. They are updated annually.

By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Redland City's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

Estimated total employment by industry should not be considered as a "Full-Time Equivalent" measure as different industries will have different ratios of part-time and full time employees. Full-time employment by industry statistics are also available.

To see how employment is distributed across the area, see the Employment locations section and to see where people come from to work in these industries, these data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers place of residence by industry data.

More granular sub-categories for each industry sector are available in the Employment by industry (Census) counts. While Census figures undercount employment they do provide a more detailed picture of the specific industries operating in the area.

NOTE: Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment (total) by industry
Redland City2014/152009/10Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2009/10 to 2014/15
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3240.82.83530.83.1-29
Mining2490.62.53580.82.3-109
Manufacturing4,2199.87.83,4037.88.8+816
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2760.61.33540.81.2-78
Construction4,81411.29.55,31112.110.5-496
Wholesale Trade1,4853.53.61,6243.73.8-138
Retail Trade6,81115.910.67,41316.910.8-602
Accommodation and Food Services4,1209.67.44,0449.27.0+77
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,7824.25.21,7814.15.3+1
Information Media and Telecommunications5231.21.37671.71.3-243
Financial and Insurance Services6141.42.75991.42.8+14
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9442.21.97871.82.0+157
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,9304.56.92,0814.76.5-151
Administrative and Support Services2,1255.03.31,6863.83.2+440
Public Administration and Safety1,5523.67.01,6653.87.0-112
Education and Training3,7188.78.23,7748.67.9-55
Health Care and Social Assistance5,08111.812.25,20511.911.2-124
Arts and Recreation Services4291.01.46061.41.4-178
Other Services1,8994.44.32,0044.64.0-106

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment (total) by industry 2014/15
Employment (total) by industry 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 2.8% Mining, Queensland: 2.5% Manufacturing, Queensland: 7.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 1.3% Construction, Queensland: 9.5% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.6% Retail Trade, Queensland: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 7.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 6.9% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 7.0% Education and Training, Queensland: 8.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 12.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.4% Other Services, Queensland: 4.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Redland City: 0.8% Mining, Redland City: 0.6% Manufacturing, Redland City: 9.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Redland City: 0.6% Construction, Redland City: 11.2% Wholesale Trade, Redland City: 3.5% Retail Trade, Redland City: 15.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Redland City: 9.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Redland City: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Redland City: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Redland City: 1.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Redland City: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Redland City: 4.5% Administrative and Support Services, Redland City: 5.0% Public Administration and Safety, Redland City: 3.6% Education and Training, Redland City: 8.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Redland City: 11.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Redland City: 1.0% Other Services, Redland City: 4.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2009/10 to 2014/15
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2009/10 to 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Redland City: -29 Mining, Redland City: -109 Manufacturing, Redland City: +816 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Redland City: -78 Construction, Redland City: -496 Wholesale Trade, Redland City: -138 Retail Trade, Redland City: -602 Accommodation and Food Services, Redland City: +77 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Redland City: +1 Information Media and Telecommunications, Redland City: -243 Financial and Insurance Services, Redland City: +14 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Redland City: +157 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Redland City: -151 Administrative and Support Services, Redland City: +440 Public Administration and Safety, Redland City: -112 Education and Training, Redland City: -55 Health Care and Social Assistance, Redland City: -124 Arts and Recreation Services, Redland City: -178 Other Services, Redland City: -106
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in Redland City in 2014/15 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Retail Trade (6,811 people or 15.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (5,081 people or 11.8%)
  • Construction (4,814 people or 11.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 16,707 people in total or 38.9% of the local workers.

In comparison, Queensland employed 10.6% in Retail Trade; 12.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.5% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of Redland City and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Retail Trade (15.9% compared to 10.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Accommodation and Food Services (9.6% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (3.6% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.5% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in Redland City decreased by 917 between 2009/10 and 2014/15.

The largest changes in the jobs held by local workers between 2009/10 and 2014/15 in Redland City were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (+816 local workers)
  • Retail Trade (-602 local workers)
  • Construction (-496 local workers)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+440 local workers)

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