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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2011, 48.6% of Wyong Shire’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 Wyong Shire 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
Wyong Shire20112006Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Wyong Shire% resident workers employed in Wyong ShireTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Wyong Shire% resident workers employed in Wyong Shire2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing40024360.843624957.1+3.6%
Mining4348018.42414619.1-0.7%
Manufacturing6,0852,74545.16,0762,91648.0-2.9%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,04641239.484840848.1-8.7%
Construction6,1051,88130.85,6501,93934.3-3.5%
Wholesale Trade2,06383340.42,06979438.4+2.0%
Retail Trade8,1295,10862.87,8284,99263.8-0.9%
Accommodation and Food Services4,6063,29071.43,9632,87472.5-1.1%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,8101,08738.72,5801,02639.8-1.1%
Information Media and Telecommunications88525428.783422627.1+1.6%
Financial and Insurance Services1,58762939.61,55463941.1-1.5%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services92458863.695359662.5+1.1%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,5011,21248.52,1611,00846.6+1.8%
Administrative and Support Services2,07693044.81,60767441.9+2.9%
Public Administration and Safety3,7331,46739.33,2171,19337.1+2.2%
Education and Training3,8302,27559.43,2921,98260.2-0.8%
Health Care and Social Assistance7,9714,15152.16,3213,39253.7-1.6%
Arts and Recreation Services83248257.969941959.9-2.0%
Other Services2,5221,28551.02,1681,15053.0-2.1%
Industry not classified1,41623816.81,36727620.2-3.4%

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

Employment self-containment by industry 2011
Employment self-containment by industry 2011 Other Services, % of industry self-containment: 51.0% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 57.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 52.1% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 59.4% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 39.3% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 44.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 48.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 63.6% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 39.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 28.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 38.7% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 71.4% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 62.8% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 40.4% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 30.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 39.4% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 45.1% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 18.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 60.8% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,285 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 482 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 4,151 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 2,275 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 1,467 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 930 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,212 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 588 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 629 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 254 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 1,087 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 3,290 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 5,108 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 833 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 1,881 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 412 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 2,745 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 80 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 243 Other Services, Total resident workers: 2,522 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 832 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 7,971 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 3,830 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 3,733 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 2,076 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 2,501 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 924 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 1,587 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 885 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 2,810 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 4,606 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 8,129 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 2,063 Construction, Total resident workers: 6,105 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 1,046 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 6,085 Mining, Total resident workers: 434 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 400
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, Wyong Shire: -2.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Wyong Shire: -2.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wyong Shire: -1.6% Education and Training, Wyong Shire: -0.8% Public Administration and Safety, Wyong Shire: +2.2% Administrative and Support Services, Wyong Shire: +2.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wyong Shire: +1.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wyong Shire: +1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Wyong Shire: -1.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wyong Shire: +1.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wyong Shire: -1.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Wyong Shire: -1.1% Retail Trade, Wyong Shire: -0.9% Wholesale Trade, Wyong Shire: +2.0% Construction, Wyong Shire: -3.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wyong Shire: -8.7% Manufacturing, Wyong Shire: -2.9% Mining, Wyong Shire: -0.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Wyong Shire: +3.6%
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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