Resident workers - Industry
Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the Cook Shire’s female resident workforce than any other industry sector.
Industry sector data identifies the industries in which the residents of an area work either within the residing area or elsewhere. Comparing the industry sectors in which the Cook Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Cook Shire, indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents, or on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.
Industry sector statistics in the Cook Shire are influenced by a range of factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available within commuting distance;
- The educational levels of the local population; and
- The working and social aspirations of the local population.
Industry sector data should be viewed in conjunction with Residents place of work.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers industry of employment|
|Cook Shire - Females||2016||2011||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Queensland%||Number||%||Queensland%||2011 to 2016|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||83||10.5||2.0||63||8.7||1.9||+20||25000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||0||0.0||0.5||0||0.0||0.6||0||28000||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||118||14.9||8.7||117||16.2||8.7||+1||32000||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||9||1.1||2.6||9||1.2||2.7||0||33000||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||0||0.0||1.0||0||0.0||1.2||0||34000||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||0||0.0||3.0||5||0.7||3.3||-5||35000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||10||1.3||2.2||10||1.4||2.0||0||36000||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||26||3.3||6.1||9||1.2||6.4||+17||37000||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||39||4.9||4.0||23||3.2||3.6||+16||38000||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||67||8.5||6.1||81||11.2||6.4||-14||39000||P|
|Education and Training||118||14.9||13.6||101||14.0||12.0||+17||40000||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||150||18.9||21.2||130||18.0||20.0||+20||41000||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||17||2.1||1.6||11||1.5||1.4||+6||42000||P|
|Industry not classified||33||4.2||3.3||37||5.1||2.0||-4||44000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the jobs held by the female resident workforce in Cook Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
- Health Care and Social Assistance (150 people or 18.9%)
- Accommodation and Food Services (118 people or 14.9%)
- Education and Training (118 people or 14.9%)
In combination these three industries employed 386 people in total or 48.7% of the total female resident workforce.
In comparison, Queensland employed 21.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.7% in Accommodation and Food Services; and 13.6% in Education and Training.
The major differences between the jobs held by the female resident workforce of the Cook Shire and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.5% compared to 2.0%)
- A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (14.9% compared to 8.7%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (7.7% compared to 12.0%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (0.0% compared to 3.0%)
There were no major changes in the jobs held by thefemale resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the Cook Shire.