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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2016, 26.3% of City of Boroondara’s resident workers were employed locally.

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 the City of Boroondara 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, City of Boroondara in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Employment self-containment by industry
City of Boroondara20162011Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the City of Boroondara% resident workers employed in the City of BoroondaraTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the City of Boroondara% resident workers employed in the City of Boroondara2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2846522.92237131.8-9.0%
Mining2422912.02463213.0-1.0%
Manufacturing3,66556215.34,43963514.3+1.0%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services688324.7667213.1+1.5%
Construction3,68096626.33,0451,07335.2-9.0%
Wholesale Trade2,70951719.13,59475120.9-1.8%
Retail Trade7,6962,48732.37,6842,64334.4-2.1%
Accommodation and Food Services5,1521,79234.84,6921,60334.2+0.6%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,89933317.51,76441423.5-5.9%
Information Media and Telecommunications2,39034914.62,30539717.2-2.6%
Financial and Insurance Services5,73589815.75,90396716.4-0.7%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,12876636.01,69056733.6+2.4%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services12,2953,52328.712,2643,54228.9-0.2%
Administrative and Support Services2,36167928.82,29562227.1+1.7%
Public Administration and Safety3,43440311.73,4033249.5+2.2%
Education and Training8,6292,94734.28,0012,84435.5-1.4%
Health Care and Social Assistance11,6592,85024.410,7842,70025.0-0.6%
Arts and Recreation Services1,96256728.91,63749330.1-1.2%
Other Services2,01772135.71,94669635.80%
Industry not classified3,2071,10634.51,48347732.2+2.3%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016 Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment self-containment by industry 2016
Employment self-containment by industry 2016 Other Services, % of industry self-containment: 35.7% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 28.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 24.4% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 34.2% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 11.7% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 28.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 28.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 36.0% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 15.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 14.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 17.5% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 34.8% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 32.3% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 19.1% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 26.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 4.7% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 15.3% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 12.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 22.9% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 721 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 567 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 2,850 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 2,947 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 403 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 679 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 3,523 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 766 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 898 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 349 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 333 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,792 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 2,487 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 517 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 966 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 32 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 562 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 29 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 65 Other Services, Total resident workers: 2,017 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 1,962 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 11,659 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 8,629 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 3,434 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 2,361 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 12,295 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 2,128 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 5,735 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 2,390 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 1,899 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 5,152 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 7,696 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 2,709 Construction, Total resident workers: 3,680 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 688 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 3,665 Mining, Total resident workers: 242 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 284
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016.
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016 Other Services, City of Boroondara: 0% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Boroondara: -1.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Boroondara: -0.6% Education and Training, City of Boroondara: -1.4% Public Administration and Safety, City of Boroondara: +2.2% Administrative and Support Services, City of Boroondara: +1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Boroondara: -0.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Boroondara: +2.4% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Boroondara: -0.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Boroondara: -2.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Boroondara: -5.9% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Boroondara: +0.6% Retail Trade, City of Boroondara: -2.1% Wholesale Trade, City of Boroondara: -1.8% Construction, City of Boroondara: -9.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Boroondara: +1.5% Manufacturing, City of Boroondara: +1.0% Mining, City of Boroondara: -1.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Boroondara: -9.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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