Alpine Shire

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Alpine Shire

Resident workers - Industry

Accommodation and Food Services employs more of Alpine Shire's resident workforce 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 Alpine Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Alpine Shire, 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 Alpine Shire 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
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Resident workers industry of employment
Alpine Shire - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing4959.02.25259.42.1-30
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services871.61.1851.51.0+2
Wholesale Trade771.43.2981.74.3-21
Retail Trade5279.610.261511.010.2-88
Accommodation and Food Services75613.86.671812.85.8+38
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1813.34.81953.54.4-14
Information Media and Telecommunications320.61.9240.41.9+8
Financial and Insurance Services731.33.9831.53.9-10
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1061.91.61192.11.3-13
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2254.17.91793.27.3+46
Administrative and Support Services2043.73.41372.43.1+67
Public Administration and Safety2704.95.33005.45.0-30
Education and Training4337.98.64117.37.6+22
Health Care and Social Assistance62411.412.558010.310.9+44
Arts and Recreation Services1122.01.9931.71.6+19
Other Services1612.93.61562.83.4+5
Industry not classified2083.84.71081.92.3+100
Total Persons5,499100.0100.05,346100.0100.0+153

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id informed decisions

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in Alpine Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Accommodation and Food Services (756 people or 13.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (624 people or 11.4%)
  • Retail Trade (527 people or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries employed 1,907 people in total or 34.7% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Victoria employed 6.6% in Accommodation and Food Services; 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 10.2% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Alpine Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (13.8% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (9.0% compared to 2.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.1% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.3% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Alpine Shire were for those employed in:

  • Industry not classified (+100 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-88 resident workforce)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+67 resident workforce)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+46 resident workforce)

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