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Employed residents

In Cairns, there were 84,285 residents employed in the year ending June 2018.

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 2018, Cairns: 84,285 2017, Cairns: 80,610 2016, Cairns: 79,604 2015, Cairns: 78,450 2014, Cairns: 79,256 2013, Cairns: 78,510 2012, Cairns: 77,753 2011, Cairns: 77,605 2010, Cairns: 76,841 2009, Cairns: 76,821 2008, Cairns: 74,590 2007, Cairns: 72,166 2006, Cairns: 68,442 2005, Cairns: 66,163 2004, Cairns: 62,338 2003, Cairns: 59,818 2002, Cairns: 59,238 2001, Cairns: 57,658
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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
201884,285+4.562,469,273+4.293.41
201780,610+1.262,367,767+0.163.40
201679,604+1.472,363,880+1.733.37
201578,450-1.022,323,768+0.183.38
201479,256+0.952,319,554+1.343.42
201378,510+0.972,288,992+0.183.43
201277,753+0.192,284,934+1.343.40
201177,605+0.992,254,617+1.783.44
201076,841+0.032,215,145+0.413.47
200976,821+2.992,206,009+2.993.48
200874,590+3.362,142,027+2.993.48
200772,166+5.442,079,876+4.833.47
200668,442+3.451,984,086+3.893.45
200566,163+6.131,909,753+5.273.46
200462,338+4.211,814,216+3.283.44
200359,818+0.981,756,538+3.993.41
200259,238+2.741,689,066+2.263.51
200157,658--1,651,777--3.49

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. 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 2018, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2017, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2016, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2015, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2014, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2013, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2012, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2011, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2010, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2009, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2008, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2007, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2006, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2005, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2004, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2003, Average annual growth rate: 2.3% 2018, Queensland: 4.3% 2017, Queensland: 0.2% 2016, Queensland: 1.7% 2015, Queensland: 0.2% 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% 2018, Cairns: 4.6% 2017, Cairns: 1.3% 2016, Cairns: 1.5% 2015, Cairns: -1.0% 2014, Cairns: 1.0% 2013, Cairns: 1.0% 2012, Cairns: 0.2% 2011, Cairns: 1.0% 2010, Cairns: 0.0% 2009, Cairns: 3.0% 2008, Cairns: 3.4% 2007, Cairns: 5.4% 2006, Cairns: 3.4% 2005, Cairns: 6.1% 2004, Cairns: 4.2% 2003, Cairns: 1.0%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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