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Employed residents

In Cairns, there were 80,475 residents employed in the year ending June 2017.

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 2017, Cairns: 80,475 2016, Cairns: 79,676 2015, Cairns: 78,352 2014, Cairns: 79,155 2013, Cairns: 78,438 2012, Cairns: 77,728 2011, Cairns: 77,590 2010, Cairns: 76,827 2009, Cairns: 76,808 2008, Cairns: 74,583 2007, Cairns: 72,155 2006, Cairns: 68,435 2005, Cairns: 66,152 2004, Cairns: 62,332 2003, Cairns: 59,815 2002, Cairns: 59,233 2001, Cairns: 57,654
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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
201780,475+1.002,366,197+0.093.40
201679,676+1.692,364,101+1.713.37
201578,352-1.012,324,310+0.213.37
201479,155+0.912,319,529+1.353.41
201378,438+0.912,288,664+0.173.43
201277,728+0.182,284,668+1.343.40
201177,590+0.992,254,368+1.783.44
201076,827+0.032,214,909+0.413.47
200976,808+2.982,205,788+2.983.48
200874,583+3.362,141,889+3.003.48
200772,155+5.442,079,590+4.823.47
200668,435+3.451,983,878+3.893.45
200566,152+6.131,909,530+5.263.46
200462,332+4.211,814,086+3.283.44
200359,815+0.981,756,445+4.003.41
200259,233+2.741,688,941+2.263.51
200157,654--1,651,571--3.49

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. 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 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% 2017, Queensland: 0.1% 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% 2017, Cairns: 1.0% 2016, Cairns: 1.7% 2015, Cairns: -1.0% 2014, Cairns: 0.9% 2013, Cairns: 0.9% 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: 3.5% 2005, Cairns: 6.1% 2004, Cairns: 4.2% 2003, Cairns: 1.0%
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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