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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2011, 86.3% of Broken Hill City’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 Broken Hill City 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
Broken Hill City20112006Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Broken Hill City% resident workers employed in Broken Hill CityTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Broken Hill City% resident workers employed in Broken Hill City2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing841214.3802936.3-22.0%
Mining72956877.970963990.1-12.2%
Manufacturing22517577.824221890.1-12.3%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services18117496.119018195.3+0.9%
Construction39326567.434824169.3-1.8%
Wholesale Trade14413291.717516493.7-2.0%
Retail Trade92487594.71,03798394.8-0.1%
Accommodation and Food Services68163292.862058394.0-1.2%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing27022282.226722483.9-1.7%
Information Media and Telecommunications6565100.07676100.00%
Financial and Insurance Services100100100.01059792.4+7.6%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4949100.0767396.1+3.9%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services16615291.614913187.9+3.6%
Administrative and Support Services21817278.920517183.4-4.5%
Public Administration and Safety53750493.955151793.80%
Education and Training58354793.852749694.1-0.3%
Health Care and Social Assistance1,1331,04992.61,02397395.1-2.5%
Arts and Recreation Services635181.0504692.0-11.0%
Other Services26224693.927326396.3-2.4%
Industry not classified1975427.41684627.40%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment self-containment by industry 2011
Employment self-containment by industry 2011 Other Services, % of industry self-containment: 93.9% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 81.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 92.6% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 93.8% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 93.9% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 78.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 91.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 100.0% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 100.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 100.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 82.2% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 92.8% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 94.7% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 91.7% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 67.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 96.1% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 77.8% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 77.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 14.3% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 246 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 51 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 1,049 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 547 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 504 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 172 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 152 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 49 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 100 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 65 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 222 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 632 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 875 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 132 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 265 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 174 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 175 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 568 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 12 Other Services, Total resident workers: 262 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 63 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 1,133 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 583 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 537 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 218 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 166 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 49 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 100 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 65 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 270 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 681 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 924 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 144 Construction, Total resident workers: 393 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 181 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 225 Mining, Total resident workers: 729 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 84
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, Broken Hill City: -2.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Broken Hill City: -11.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Broken Hill City: -2.5% Education and Training, Broken Hill City: -0.3% Public Administration and Safety, Broken Hill City: 0% Administrative and Support Services, Broken Hill City: -4.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Broken Hill City: +3.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Broken Hill City: +3.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Broken Hill City: +7.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Broken Hill City: 0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Broken Hill City: -1.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Broken Hill City: -1.2% Retail Trade, Broken Hill City: -0.1% Wholesale Trade, Broken Hill City: -2.0% Construction, Broken Hill City: -1.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Broken Hill City: +0.9% Manufacturing, Broken Hill City: -12.3% Mining, Broken Hill City: -12.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Broken Hill City: -22.0%
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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