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Employment self-sufficiency - Industry

“In 2016, 32.8% of the City of Brimbank’s local workers were residents.

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 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 Brimbank 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-sufficiency by industry
City of Brimbank20162011Change
IndustryTotal local workersLocal workers residing in the City of Brimbank% industry self- sufficiencyTotal local workersLocal workers residing in the City of Brimbank% industry self- sufficiency2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1879249.21074441.1+8.1%
Mining761013.2581627.6-14.4%
Manufacturing9,5652,48025.911,1633,22728.9-3.0%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6298713.880414317.8-4.0%
Construction5,8121,71929.64,7911,66134.7-5.1%
Wholesale Trade3,67471819.54,33892721.4-1.8%
Retail Trade6,7792,85942.26,5673,16048.1-5.9%
Accommodation and Food Services3,4801,85953.42,8001,56055.7-2.3%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7,4001,92626.05,6631,64229.0-3.0%
Information Media and Telecommunications56718332.344717138.3-6.0%
Financial and Insurance Services56524543.459326845.2-1.8%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services76231140.859025342.9-2.1%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,84775240.71,35069151.2-10.5%
Administrative and Support Services1,82675141.11,46163443.4-2.3%
Public Administration and Safety2,42261025.22,11960128.4-3.2%
Education and Training5,6131,79031.94,8991,57032.0-0.2%
Health Care and Social Assistance7,7632,45731.76,0112,08334.7-3.0%
Arts and Recreation Services49322245.042921349.7-4.6%
Other Services2,36597041.01,93086845.0-4.0%
Industry not classified4,4441,73639.11,74684748.5-9.5%

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-sufficiency by industry 2016
Employment self-sufficiency by industry 2016 Other Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 41.0% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 45.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-sufficiency: 31.7% Education and Training, % of industry self-sufficiency: 31.9% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-sufficiency: 25.2% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 41.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 40.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 40.8% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 43.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-sufficiency: 32.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 26.0% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 53.4% Retail Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 42.2% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 19.5% Construction, % of industry self-sufficiency: 29.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 13.8% Manufacturing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 25.9% Mining, % of industry self-sufficiency: 13.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 49.2% Other Services, Local workers residing locally: 970 Arts and Recreation Services, Local workers residing locally: 222 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local workers residing locally: 2,457 Education and Training, Local workers residing locally: 1,790 Public Administration and Safety, Local workers residing locally: 610 Administrative and Support Services, Local workers residing locally: 751 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local workers residing locally: 752 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local workers residing locally: 311 Financial and Insurance Services, Local workers residing locally: 245 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local workers residing locally: 183 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local workers residing locally: 1,926 Accommodation and Food Services, Local workers residing locally: 1,859 Retail Trade, Local workers residing locally: 2,859 Wholesale Trade, Local workers residing locally: 718 Construction, Local workers residing locally: 1,719 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local workers residing locally: 87 Manufacturing, Local workers residing locally: 2,480 Mining, Local workers residing locally: 10 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local workers residing locally: 92 Other Services, Total local workers: 2,365 Arts and Recreation Services, Total local workers: 493 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total local workers: 7,763 Education and Training, Total local workers: 5,613 Public Administration and Safety, Total local workers: 2,422 Administrative and Support Services, Total local workers: 1,826 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total local workers: 1,847 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total local workers: 762 Financial and Insurance Services, Total local workers: 565 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total local workers: 567 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total local workers: 7,400 Accommodation and Food Services, Total local workers: 3,480 Retail Trade, Total local workers: 6,779 Wholesale Trade, Total local workers: 3,674 Construction, Total local workers: 5,812 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total local workers: 629 Manufacturing, Total local workers: 9,565 Mining, Total local workers: 76 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total local workers: 187
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016.
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016 Other Services, City of Brimbank: -4.0% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Brimbank: -4.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Brimbank: -3.0% Education and Training, City of Brimbank: -0.2% Public Administration and Safety, City of Brimbank: -3.2% Administrative and Support Services, City of Brimbank: -2.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Brimbank: -10.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Brimbank: -2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Brimbank: -1.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Brimbank: -6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Brimbank: -3.0% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Brimbank: -2.3% Retail Trade, City of Brimbank: -5.9% Wholesale Trade, City of Brimbank: -1.8% Construction, City of Brimbank: -5.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Brimbank: -4.0% Manufacturing, City of Brimbank: -3.0% Mining, City of Brimbank: -14.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Brimbank: +8.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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