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Employment self-sufficiency - Industry

“In 2016, 97.1% of the Bundaberg Regional Council’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, Bundaberg Regional Council 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
Bundaberg Regional Council20162011Change
IndustryTotal local workersLocal workers residing in the Bundaberg Regional Council% industry self- sufficiencyTotal local workersLocal workers residing in the Bundaberg Regional Council% industry self- sufficiency2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3,1863,05395.82,9942,92197.6-1.7%
Mining777496.1979092.8+3.3%
Manufacturing2,0812,02297.22,7572,71198.3-1.2%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services29228296.633132297.3-0.7%
Construction1,8711,78795.51,8491,76595.5+0.1%
Wholesale Trade65163497.495592997.3+0.1%
Retail Trade3,8683,80198.34,2884,22898.6-0.3%
Accommodation and Food Services2,2952,23797.52,1202,08698.4-0.9%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,1101,07396.71,1021,07797.7-1.1%
Information Media and Telecommunications238238100.024324098.8+1.2%
Financial and Insurance Services50749798.058457698.6-0.6%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services47847198.5450450100.0-1.5%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,0461,03398.81,0821,06098.0+0.8%
Administrative and Support Services86385198.676675498.4+0.2%
Public Administration and Safety1,5451,51097.71,5691,54898.7-0.9%
Education and Training2,9292,87998.32,6302,60599.0-0.8%
Health Care and Social Assistance5,3605,24897.94,9424,81997.5+0.4%
Arts and Recreation Services27126698.221421198.6-0.4%
Other Services1,2041,19499.21,2241,21799.4-0.3%
Industry not classified1,2791,24997.770169599.1-1.5%

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: 99.2% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 98.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-sufficiency: 97.9% Education and Training, % of industry self-sufficiency: 98.3% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-sufficiency: 97.7% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 98.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 98.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 98.5% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 98.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-sufficiency: 100.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 96.7% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 97.5% Retail Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 98.3% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 97.4% Construction, % of industry self-sufficiency: 95.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 96.6% Manufacturing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 97.2% Mining, % of industry self-sufficiency: 96.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 95.8% Other Services, Local workers residing locally: 1,194 Arts and Recreation Services, Local workers residing locally: 266 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local workers residing locally: 5,248 Education and Training, Local workers residing locally: 2,879 Public Administration and Safety, Local workers residing locally: 1,510 Administrative and Support Services, Local workers residing locally: 851 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local workers residing locally: 1,033 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local workers residing locally: 471 Financial and Insurance Services, Local workers residing locally: 497 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local workers residing locally: 238 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local workers residing locally: 1,073 Accommodation and Food Services, Local workers residing locally: 2,237 Retail Trade, Local workers residing locally: 3,801 Wholesale Trade, Local workers residing locally: 634 Construction, Local workers residing locally: 1,787 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local workers residing locally: 282 Manufacturing, Local workers residing locally: 2,022 Mining, Local workers residing locally: 74 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local workers residing locally: 3,053 Other Services, Total local workers: 1,204 Arts and Recreation Services, Total local workers: 271 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total local workers: 5,360 Education and Training, Total local workers: 2,929 Public Administration and Safety, Total local workers: 1,545 Administrative and Support Services, Total local workers: 863 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total local workers: 1,046 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total local workers: 478 Financial and Insurance Services, Total local workers: 507 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total local workers: 238 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total local workers: 1,110 Accommodation and Food Services, Total local workers: 2,295 Retail Trade, Total local workers: 3,868 Wholesale Trade, Total local workers: 651 Construction, Total local workers: 1,871 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total local workers: 292 Manufacturing, Total local workers: 2,081 Mining, Total local workers: 77 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total local workers: 3,186
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, Bundaberg Regional Council: -0.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: -0.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Bundaberg Regional Council: +0.4% Education and Training, Bundaberg Regional Council: -0.8% Public Administration and Safety, Bundaberg Regional Council: -0.9% Administrative and Support Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: +0.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: +0.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: -1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: -0.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Bundaberg Regional Council: +1.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bundaberg Regional Council: -1.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: -0.9% Retail Trade, Bundaberg Regional Council: -0.3% Wholesale Trade, Bundaberg Regional Council: +0.1% Construction, Bundaberg Regional Council: +0.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bundaberg Regional Council: -0.7% Manufacturing, Bundaberg Regional Council: -1.2% Mining, Bundaberg Regional Council: +3.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Bundaberg Regional Council: -1.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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