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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Retail Trade employs more of Tablelands’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 Tablelands residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Tablelands, 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 Tablelands 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
Tablelands 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Regional QLD%Number%Regional QLD%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,09211.34.61,17212.85.8-80
Mining4444.63.92692.92.7+175
Manufacturing5655.97.66437.08.7-78
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1031.11.21031.11.00
Construction8538.89.76887.59.9+165
Wholesale Trade2002.13.22743.03.4-74
Retail Trade1,18412.311.31,11512.212.1+69
Accommodation and Food Services6166.47.96467.08.1-30
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3633.84.83573.94.6+6
Information Media and Telecommunications610.61.1430.51.2+18
Financial and Insurance Services1061.12.01181.32.1-12
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1171.21.91151.32.1+2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4034.24.73283.64.1+75
Administrative and Support Services2072.13.12002.22.9+7
Public Administration and Safety6056.36.07177.86.3-112
Education and Training8638.97.78279.07.4+36
Health Care and Social Assistance1,14711.911.48879.79.7+260
Arts and Recreation Services1021.11.5921.01.4+10
Other Services3553.74.03273.63.7+28
Industry not classified2632.72.52442.72.8+19

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, Tablelands: 11.3% Mining, Tablelands: 4.6% Manufacturing, Tablelands: 5.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tablelands: 1.1% Construction, Tablelands: 8.8% Wholesale Trade, Tablelands: 2.1% Retail Trade, Tablelands: 12.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Tablelands: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tablelands: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Tablelands: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Tablelands: 1.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tablelands: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tablelands: 4.2% Administrative and Support Services, Tablelands: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Tablelands: 6.3% Education and Training, Tablelands: 8.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Tablelands: 11.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Tablelands: 1.1% Other Services, Tablelands: 3.7% Industry not classified, Tablelands: 2.7%
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, Tablelands: -80 Mining, Tablelands: +175 Manufacturing, Tablelands: -78 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tablelands: 0 Construction, Tablelands: +165 Wholesale Trade, Tablelands: -74 Retail Trade, Tablelands: +69 Accommodation and Food Services, Tablelands: -30 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tablelands: +6 Information Media and Telecommunications, Tablelands: +18 Financial and Insurance Services, Tablelands: -12 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tablelands: +2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tablelands: +75 Administrative and Support Services, Tablelands: +7 Public Administration and Safety, Tablelands: -112 Education and Training, Tablelands: +36 Health Care and Social Assistance, Tablelands: +260 Arts and Recreation Services, Tablelands: +10 Other Services, Tablelands: +28 Industry not classified, Tablelands: +19
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 Tablelands in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (1,184 people or 12.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,147 people or 11.9%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,092 people or 11.3%)

In combination these three industries employed 3,423 people in total or 35.5% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Regional QLD employed 11.3% in Retail Trade; 11.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 4.6% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (11.3% compared to 4.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Education and Training (8.9% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (5.9% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Accommodation and Food Services (6.4% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+260 local labour force)
  • Mining (+175 local labour force)
  • Construction (+165 local labour force)
  • Public Administration and Safety (-112 local labour force)

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