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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2011, 37.0% of City of Rockingham’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 the City of Rockingham 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
City of Rockingham20112006Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the City of Rockingham% resident workers employed in the City of RockinghamTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the City of Rockingham% resident workers employed in the City of Rockingham2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing31512740.336617547.8-7.5%
Mining2,606562.11,310382.9-0.8%
Manufacturing5,72593816.45,28273714.0+2.4%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services625375.9348277.8-1.8%
Construction5,7401,17320.44,2151,09426.0-5.5%
Wholesale Trade1,40828019.91,10326624.1-4.2%
Retail Trade5,2813,23461.24,3392,61360.2+1.0%
Accommodation and Food Services2,5681,65164.31,8441,18564.30%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,15553224.71,51743528.7-4.0%
Information Media and Telecommunications36413938.22859633.7+4.5%
Financial and Insurance Services86226630.969023133.5-2.6%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services82042051.269041359.9-8.6%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,11658727.71,36844632.6-4.9%
Administrative and Support Services1,56348130.81,13839835.0-4.2%
Public Administration and Safety4,5412,36252.03,6162,12358.7-6.7%
Education and Training3,2522,03462.52,2071,43264.9-2.3%
Health Care and Social Assistance4,7802,27047.53,2711,46944.9+2.6%
Arts and Recreation Services57429952.139223158.9-6.8%
Other Services1,70177345.41,28664750.3-4.9%
Industry not classified1,10414613.21,05314814.1-0.8%

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: 45.4% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 52.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 47.5% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 62.5% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 52.0% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 30.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 27.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 51.2% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 30.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 38.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 24.7% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 64.3% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 61.2% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 19.9% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 20.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 5.9% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 16.4% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 2.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 40.3% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 773 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 299 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 2,270 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 2,034 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 2,362 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 481 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 587 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 420 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 266 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 139 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 532 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,651 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 3,234 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 280 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 1,173 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 37 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 938 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 56 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 127 Other Services, Total resident workers: 1,701 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 574 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 4,780 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 3,252 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 4,541 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 1,563 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 2,116 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 820 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 862 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 364 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 2,155 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 2,568 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 5,281 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 1,408 Construction, Total resident workers: 5,740 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 625 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 5,725 Mining, Total resident workers: 2,606 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 315
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, City of Rockingham: -4.9% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Rockingham: -6.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Rockingham: +2.6% Education and Training, City of Rockingham: -2.3% Public Administration and Safety, City of Rockingham: -6.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Rockingham: -4.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Rockingham: -4.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Rockingham: -8.6% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Rockingham: -2.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Rockingham: +4.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Rockingham: -4.0% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Rockingham: 0% Retail Trade, City of Rockingham: +1.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Rockingham: -4.2% Construction, City of Rockingham: -5.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Rockingham: -1.8% Manufacturing, City of Rockingham: +2.4% Mining, City of Rockingham: -0.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Rockingham: -7.5%
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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