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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Redland City’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 Redland City residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Redland City, 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 Redland City 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
Redland City 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3480.52.74650.83.4-117
Mining7681.12.64750.81.7+293
Manufacturing7,21710.68.47,62012.39.9-403
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7841.21.25530.91.0+231
Construction7,53611.19.06,52810.69.0+1,008
Wholesale Trade3,3945.03.63,4305.63.9-36
Retail Trade7,68811.310.77,72212.511.6-34
Accommodation and Food Services3,6235.37.03,2705.37.0+353
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4,0345.95.33,5405.75.1+494
Information Media and Telecommunications8871.31.29291.51.4-42
Financial and Insurance Services1,9672.92.71,8803.02.8+87
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,1621.71.81,2972.12.1-135
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4,2966.36.53,3405.45.6+956
Administrative and Support Services2,2593.33.22,0903.43.1+169
Public Administration and Safety3,9905.96.73,5575.86.7+433
Education and Training4,8597.27.94,0146.57.6+845
Health Care and Social Assistance7,96211.711.96,1379.910.2+1,825
Arts and Recreation Services7521.11.46461.01.4+106
Other Services2,9114.33.92,6234.23.7+288
Industry not classified1,5052.22.41,6192.62.7-114

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, Redland City: 0.5% Mining, Redland City: 1.1% Manufacturing, Redland City: 10.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Redland City: 1.2% Construction, Redland City: 11.1% Wholesale Trade, Redland City: 5.0% Retail Trade, Redland City: 11.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Redland City: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Redland City: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Redland City: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Redland City: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Redland City: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Redland City: 6.3% Administrative and Support Services, Redland City: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Redland City: 5.9% Education and Training, Redland City: 7.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Redland City: 11.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Redland City: 1.1% Other Services, Redland City: 4.3% Industry not classified, Redland City: 2.2%
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, Redland City: -117 Mining, Redland City: +293 Manufacturing, Redland City: -403 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Redland City: +231 Construction, Redland City: +1,008 Wholesale Trade, Redland City: -36 Retail Trade, Redland City: -34 Accommodation and Food Services, Redland City: +353 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Redland City: +494 Information Media and Telecommunications, Redland City: -42 Financial and Insurance Services, Redland City: +87 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Redland City: -135 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Redland City: +956 Administrative and Support Services, Redland City: +169 Public Administration and Safety, Redland City: +433 Education and Training, Redland City: +845 Health Care and Social Assistance, Redland City: +1,825 Arts and Recreation Services, Redland City: +106 Other Services, Redland City: +288 Industry not classified, Redland City: -114
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 Redland City in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (7,962 people or 11.7%)
  • Retail Trade (7,688 people or 11.3%)
  • Construction (7,536 people or 11.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 23,186 people in total or 34.1% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Queensland employed 11.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.7% in Retail Trade; and 9.0% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (10.6% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Construction (11.1% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.5% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Accommodation and Food Services (5.3% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,825 local labour force)
  • Construction (+1,008 local labour force)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+956 local labour force)
  • Education and Training (+845 local labour force)

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