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Employment self-sufficiency - Industry

“In 2011 17.6% of Willoughby City’s local workers were residents and this proportion has remained stable since 2006.

Self-sufficiency measures the proportion of local workers in the local area who also live in the Local Government Area or region. It indicates the level at which the resident workers meet the labour requirements of the local industries or businesses.

Self-sufficiency is likely to be higher for regional areas, 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-sufficiency data should be viewed in conjunction with detailed Workers place of residence data to see how far workers are travelling to access employment in the area, as well as Worker productivity and Local workers income and Local workers hours worked data to look at the value of local workers contributions. 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-sufficiency by industry
Willoughby City20112006Change
IndustryTotal local workersLocal workers residing in Willoughby City% industry self- sufficiencyTotal local workersLocal workers residing in Willoughby City% industry self- sufficiency2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing432251.2764356.6-5.4%
Mining1191411.8771013.0-1.2%
Manufacturing2,78733011.83,23338011.8+0.1%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services364174.7453337.3-2.6%
Construction3,34937811.32,56637314.5-3.3%
Wholesale Trade3,03247315.62,99946515.5+0.1%
Retail Trade5,4891,02118.66,1581,24420.2-1.6%
Accommodation and Food Services1,93961131.51,83953929.3+2.2%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,03016616.11,36919114.0+2.2%
Information Media and Telecommunications4,31545510.55,8055098.8+1.8%
Financial and Insurance Services2,22240718.33,07850916.5+1.8%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,16528524.51,09726924.5-0.1%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6,6311,50422.76,2981,40422.3+0.4%
Administrative and Support Services1,47930820.81,75329716.9+3.9%
Public Administration and Safety1,51619112.61,73717810.2+2.4%
Education and Training2,23349322.12,30046720.3+1.8%
Health Care and Social Assistance8,1431,21815.07,4851,13615.2-0.2%
Arts and Recreation Services49316232.936011331.4+1.5%
Other Services1,83035219.21,96336818.7+0.5%
Industry not classified63818128.478214718.8+9.6%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics , Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011.

Employment self-sufficiency by industry 2011
Employment self-sufficiency by industry 2011 Other Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 19.2% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 32.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-sufficiency: 15.0% Education and Training, % of industry self-sufficiency: 22.1% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-sufficiency: 12.6% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 20.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 22.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 24.5% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 18.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-sufficiency: 10.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 16.1% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 31.5% Retail Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 18.6% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 15.6% Construction, % of industry self-sufficiency: 11.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 4.7% Manufacturing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 11.8% Mining, % of industry self-sufficiency: 11.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 51.2% Other Services, Local workers residing locally: 352 Arts and Recreation Services, Local workers residing locally: 162 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local workers residing locally: 1,218 Education and Training, Local workers residing locally: 493 Public Administration and Safety, Local workers residing locally: 191 Administrative and Support Services, Local workers residing locally: 308 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local workers residing locally: 1,504 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local workers residing locally: 285 Financial and Insurance Services, Local workers residing locally: 407 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local workers residing locally: 455 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local workers residing locally: 166 Accommodation and Food Services, Local workers residing locally: 611 Retail Trade, Local workers residing locally: 1,021 Wholesale Trade, Local workers residing locally: 473 Construction, Local workers residing locally: 378 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local workers residing locally: 17 Manufacturing, Local workers residing locally: 330 Mining, Local workers residing locally: 14 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local workers residing locally: 22 Other Services, Total local workers: 1,830 Arts and Recreation Services, Total local workers: 493 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total local workers: 8,143 Education and Training, Total local workers: 2,233 Public Administration and Safety, Total local workers: 1,516 Administrative and Support Services, Total local workers: 1,479 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total local workers: 6,631 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total local workers: 1,165 Financial and Insurance Services, Total local workers: 2,222 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total local workers: 4,315 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total local workers: 1,030 Accommodation and Food Services, Total local workers: 1,939 Retail Trade, Total local workers: 5,489 Wholesale Trade, Total local workers: 3,032 Construction, Total local workers: 3,349 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total local workers: 364 Manufacturing, Total local workers: 2,787 Mining, Total local workers: 119 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total local workers: 43
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011.
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2006 to 2011
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2006 to 2011 Other Services, Willoughby City: +0.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Willoughby City: +1.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Willoughby City: -0.2% Education and Training, Willoughby City: +1.8% Public Administration and Safety, Willoughby City: +2.4% Administrative and Support Services, Willoughby City: +3.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Willoughby City: +0.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Willoughby City: -0.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Willoughby City: +1.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Willoughby City: +1.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Willoughby City: +2.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Willoughby City: +2.2% Retail Trade, Willoughby City: -1.6% Wholesale Trade, Willoughby City: +0.1% Construction, Willoughby City: -3.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Willoughby City: -2.6% Manufacturing, Willoughby City: +0.1% Mining, Willoughby City: -1.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Willoughby City: -5.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011.
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