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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2011, 81.3% of Wagga Wagga City’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 Wagga Wagga City 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
Wagga Wagga City20112006Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Wagga Wagga City% resident workers employed in Wagga Wagga CityTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Wagga Wagga City% resident workers employed in Wagga Wagga City2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,13182673.01,25691873.1-0.1%
Mining612439.3262180.8-41.4%
Manufacturing2,1491,73880.92,2101,96989.1-8.2%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services30527590.224022694.2-4.0%
Construction2,2011,38663.01,8561,23666.6-3.6%
Wholesale Trade1,07091685.696786289.1-3.5%
Retail Trade3,4062,97487.33,5843,38094.3-7.0%
Accommodation and Food Services2,1091,75783.31,9511,80692.6-9.3%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,36398172.01,2761,04682.0-10.0%
Information Media and Telecommunications30328393.440137593.5-0.1%
Financial and Insurance Services61458194.662859694.9-0.3%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services38235492.738737496.6-4.0%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,07295989.598789690.8-1.3%
Administrative and Support Services74053071.676465585.7-14.1%
Public Administration and Safety3,1662,64883.62,9262,61189.2-5.6%
Education and Training3,1332,67585.42,8572,60191.0-5.7%
Health Care and Social Assistance3,9263,37385.93,2082,96192.3-6.4%
Arts and Recreation Services20614670.921418988.3-17.4%
Other Services1,1711,02587.51,1391,06093.1-5.5%
Industry not classified55717631.652821941.5-9.9%

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: 87.5% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 70.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 85.9% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 85.4% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 83.6% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 71.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 89.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 92.7% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 94.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 93.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 72.0% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 83.3% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 87.3% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 85.6% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 63.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 90.2% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 80.9% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 39.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 73.0% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,025 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 146 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 3,373 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 2,675 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 2,648 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 530 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 959 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 354 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 581 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 283 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 981 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,757 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 2,974 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 916 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 1,386 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 275 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 1,738 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 24 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 826 Other Services, Total resident workers: 1,171 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 206 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 3,926 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 3,133 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 3,166 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 740 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 1,072 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 382 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 614 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 303 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 1,363 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 2,109 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 3,406 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 1,070 Construction, Total resident workers: 2,201 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 305 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 2,149 Mining, Total resident workers: 61 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 1,131
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, Wagga Wagga City: -5.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Wagga Wagga City: -17.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wagga Wagga City: -6.4% Education and Training, Wagga Wagga City: -5.7% Public Administration and Safety, Wagga Wagga City: -5.6% Administrative and Support Services, Wagga Wagga City: -14.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wagga Wagga City: -1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wagga Wagga City: -4.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Wagga Wagga City: -0.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga City: -0.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wagga Wagga City: -10.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Wagga Wagga City: -9.3% Retail Trade, Wagga Wagga City: -7.0% Wholesale Trade, Wagga Wagga City: -3.5% Construction, Wagga Wagga City: -3.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wagga Wagga City: -4.0% Manufacturing, Wagga Wagga City: -8.2% Mining, Wagga Wagga City: -41.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Wagga Wagga City: -0.1%
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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