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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2016, 29.5% of Camden Council area’s resident workers were employed locally.

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 Camden Council area 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 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, Camden Council area 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-containment by industry
Camden Council area20162011Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Camden Council area% resident workers employed in Camden Council areaTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Camden Council area% resident workers employed in Camden Council area2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing37024465.927120073.8-7.9%
Mining1802212.211997.6+4.7%
Manufacturing3,05152317.13,11351016.4+0.8%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4327216.73517019.9-3.3%
Construction4,9061,63533.32,13291142.7-9.4%
Wholesale Trade1,45428519.61,44633523.2-3.6%
Retail Trade4,2451,61638.13,0711,29442.1-4.1%
Accommodation and Food Services2,0621,11854.21,36375855.6-1.4%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,68460022.41,94746323.8-1.4%
Information Media and Telecommunications5009218.43918321.2-2.8%
Financial and Insurance Services1,48423816.01,05118717.8-1.8%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services76628437.150519739.0-1.9%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,00667933.81,39049335.5-1.6%
Administrative and Support Services1,13536332.068722733.0-1.1%
Public Administration and Safety2,74733012.01,87624212.9-0.9%
Education and Training3,7131,13330.52,61383632.0-1.5%
Health Care and Social Assistance4,1251,13727.62,73780229.3-1.7%
Arts and Recreation Services53818935.135217048.3-13.2%
Other Services1,58461038.51,09142138.6-0.1%
Industry not classified1,86458531.454320437.6-6.2%

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-containment by industry 2016
Employment self-containment by industry 2016 Other Services, % of industry self-containment: 38.5% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 35.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 27.6% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 30.5% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 12.0% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 32.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 33.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 37.1% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 16.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 18.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 22.4% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 54.2% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 38.1% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 19.6% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 33.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 16.7% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 17.1% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 12.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 65.9% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 610 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 189 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 1,137 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 1,133 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 330 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 363 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 679 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 284 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 238 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 92 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 600 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,118 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 1,616 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 285 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 1,635 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 72 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 523 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 22 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 244 Other Services, Total resident workers: 1,584 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 538 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 4,125 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 3,713 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 2,747 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 1,135 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 2,006 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 766 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 1,484 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 500 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 2,684 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 2,062 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 4,245 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 1,454 Construction, Total resident workers: 4,906 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 432 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 3,051 Mining, Total resident workers: 180 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 370
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016.
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016 Other Services, Camden Council area: -0.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Camden Council area: -13.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Camden Council area: -1.7% Education and Training, Camden Council area: -1.5% Public Administration and Safety, Camden Council area: -0.9% Administrative and Support Services, Camden Council area: -1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Camden Council area: -1.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Camden Council area: -1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Camden Council area: -1.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Camden Council area: -2.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Camden Council area: -1.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Camden Council area: -1.4% Retail Trade, Camden Council area: -4.1% Wholesale Trade, Camden Council area: -3.6% Construction, Camden Council area: -9.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Camden Council area: -3.3% Manufacturing, Camden Council area: +0.8% Mining, Camden Council area: +4.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Camden Council area: -7.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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