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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2016, 87.6% of Coffs Harbour City’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 Coffs Harbour City 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, Coffs Harbour City 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
Coffs Harbour City20162011Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Coffs Harbour City% resident workers employed in Coffs Harbour CityTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Coffs Harbour City% resident workers employed in Coffs Harbour City2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,5451,41391.595488292.5-1.0%
Mining924245.7673856.7-11.1%
Manufacturing99385686.21,3911,24989.8-3.6%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services22520691.624023196.3-4.7%
Construction2,9161,87964.42,0001,77488.7-24.3%
Wholesale Trade54649189.969964592.3-2.4%
Retail Trade3,6213,47495.93,7863,67597.1-1.1%
Accommodation and Food Services2,8002,67295.42,7452,66797.2-1.7%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,01087486.590384693.7-7.2%
Information Media and Telecommunications27125393.430630098.0-4.7%
Financial and Insurance Services47344393.759556494.8-1.1%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services50048296.451949395.0+1.4%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,2911,19092.21,2181,16895.9-3.7%
Administrative and Support Services1,01880479.070266194.2-15.2%
Public Administration and Safety1,7591,50785.71,6921,47387.1-1.4%
Education and Training2,6022,32489.32,3412,12090.6-1.2%
Health Care and Social Assistance4,9914,59192.04,1924,01595.8-3.8%
Arts and Recreation Services41939293.638836493.8-0.3%
Other Services1,1441,06993.41,0901,05997.2-3.7%
Industry not classified1,08893285.752050396.7-11.1%

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: 93.4% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 93.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 92.0% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 89.3% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 85.7% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 79.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 92.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 96.4% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 93.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 93.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 86.5% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 95.4% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 95.9% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 89.9% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 64.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 91.6% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 86.2% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 45.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 91.5% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,069 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 392 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 4,591 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 2,324 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 1,507 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 804 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,190 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 482 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 443 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 253 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 874 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 2,672 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 3,474 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 491 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 1,879 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 206 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 856 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 42 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 1,413 Other Services, Total resident workers: 1,144 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 419 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 4,991 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 2,602 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 1,759 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 1,018 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 1,291 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 500 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 473 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 271 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 1,010 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 2,800 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 3,621 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 546 Construction, Total resident workers: 2,916 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 225 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 993 Mining, Total resident workers: 92 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 1,545
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, Coffs Harbour City: -3.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Coffs Harbour City: -0.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Coffs Harbour City: -3.8% Education and Training, Coffs Harbour City: -1.2% Public Administration and Safety, Coffs Harbour City: -1.4% Administrative and Support Services, Coffs Harbour City: -15.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Coffs Harbour City: -3.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Coffs Harbour City: +1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Coffs Harbour City: -1.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Coffs Harbour City: -4.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Coffs Harbour City: -7.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Coffs Harbour City: -1.7% Retail Trade, Coffs Harbour City: -1.1% Wholesale Trade, Coffs Harbour City: -2.4% Construction, Coffs Harbour City: -24.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Coffs Harbour City: -4.7% Manufacturing, Coffs Harbour City: -3.6% Mining, Coffs Harbour City: -11.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Coffs Harbour City: -1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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