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Employed residents

In Cairns, there were 84,572 residents employed in the year ending June 2019.

This indicator shows the estimated number of employed residents of the local area, on an annual basis back to 2001. Employed residents may have a workplace anywhere, inside or outside the area. The dataset is derived from the National Economics microsimulation model, based on the ABS labour force survey.

A growing number of resident employed can indicate a growing economy, or a growing residential population, supplying labour to other areas. To build a more complete picture of the residential economy, this dataset should be viewed in conjunction with Local employment, Employment self-containment, Residents place of work by industry and Residents place of work by occupation datasets.

Employed residents
Employed residents 2019, Cairns: 84,572 2018, Cairns: 83,926 2017, Cairns: 80,515 2016, Cairns: 79,469 2015, Cairns: 78,378 2014, Cairns: 79,160 2013, Cairns: 78,634 2012, Cairns: 77,695 2011, Cairns: 77,931 2010, Cairns: 77,292 2009, Cairns: 77,326 2008, Cairns: 74,782 2007, Cairns: 72,151 2006, Cairns: 68,498 2005, Cairns: 66,341 2004, Cairns: 62,583 2003, Cairns: 60,006 2002, Cairns: 59,289 2001, Cairns: 57,636
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employed residents
CairnsQueensland
Year (ending June 30)Number% changeNumber% changeCairns as a % of Queensland
201984,572+0.772,499,786+1.473.38
201883,926+4.242,463,602+4.133.41
201780,515+1.322,365,977+0.243.40
201679,469+1.392,360,367+1.713.37
201578,378-0.992,320,748+0.133.38
201479,160+0.672,317,709+1.283.42
201378,634+1.212,288,525+0.223.44
201277,695-0.302,283,463+1.283.40
201177,931+0.832,254,629+1.783.46
201077,292-0.042,215,246+0.413.49
200977,326+3.402,206,115+2.993.51
200874,782+3.652,141,967+2.993.49
200772,151+5.332,079,844+4.833.47
200668,498+3.251,984,038+3.893.45
200566,341+6.001,909,704+5.273.47
200462,583+4.291,814,144+3.283.45
200360,006+1.211,756,463+3.993.42
200259,289+2.871,688,996+2.253.51
200157,636--1,651,768--3.49

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts

NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures.Learn more

Annual change in employed residents
Annual change in employed residents 2019, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2018, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2017, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2016, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2015, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2014, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2013, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2012, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2011, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2010, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2009, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2008, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2007, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2006, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2005, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2004, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2003, Average annual growth rate: 2.2% 2019, Queensland: 1.5% 2018, Queensland: 4.1% 2017, Queensland: 0.2% 2016, Queensland: 1.7% 2015, Queensland: 0.1% 2014, Queensland: 1.3% 2013, Queensland: 0.2% 2012, Queensland: 1.3% 2011, Queensland: 1.8% 2010, Queensland: 0.4% 2009, Queensland: 3.0% 2008, Queensland: 3.0% 2007, Queensland: 4.8% 2006, Queensland: 3.9% 2005, Queensland: 5.3% 2004, Queensland: 3.3% 2003, Queensland: 4.0% 2019, Cairns: 0.8% 2018, Cairns: 4.2% 2017, Cairns: 1.3% 2016, Cairns: 1.4% 2015, Cairns: -1.0% 2014, Cairns: 0.7% 2013, Cairns: 1.2% 2012, Cairns: -0.3% 2011, Cairns: 0.8% 2010, Cairns: 0.0% 2009, Cairns: 3.4% 2008, Cairns: 3.6% 2007, Cairns: 5.3% 2006, Cairns: 3.3% 2005, Cairns: 6.0% 2004, Cairns: 4.3% 2003, Cairns: 1.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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