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Burnie City

Employment by industry (Total)

In Burnie City, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 2,037 local jobs in 2017/18.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in Burnie City. The statistics are modelled by NIEIR to correct for the known undercount of jobs recorded in the Census. They estimate the total number of persons employed in an industry sector (full-time and part-time) in Cradle Coast Region regardless of where they live. They are updated annually.

By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Cradle Coast Region's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

Estimated total employment by industry should not be considered as a "Full-Time Equivalent" measure as different industries will have different ratios of part-time and full time employees. Full-time employment by industry statistics are also available.

To see how employment is distributed across the area, see the Employment locations section and to see where people come from to work in these industries, these data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers place of residence by industry data.

More granular sub-categories for each industry sector are available in the Employment by industry (Census) counts. While Census figures undercount employment they do provide a more detailed picture of the specific industries operating in the area.

NOTE: Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment (total) by industry
Burnie City2017/182012/13Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Greater Hobart%Number%Greater Hobart%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing4113.51.72982.51.5+112
Mining2332.00.52702.30.4-37
Manufacturing9247.85.41,38811.76.2-464
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services780.72.0910.82.3-13
Construction8497.29.66385.47.9+211
Wholesale Trade1921.61.92742.32.7-82
Retail Trade1,37811.610.91,41311.910.9-35
Accommodation and Food Services7526.47.86975.97.2+55
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7916.73.77686.53.8+23
Information Media and Telecommunications1811.52.12131.82.4-32
Financial and Insurance Services2071.82.52482.12.8-41
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1641.41.31591.31.5+4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3713.16.03492.96.4+22
Administrative and Support Services6165.22.95134.32.7+103
Public Administration and Safety8767.410.31,0168.611.7-140
Education and Training1,0969.310.41,0809.19.7+16
Health Care and Social Assistance2,03717.214.31,85515.613.7+182
Arts and Recreation Services990.82.7600.52.6+38
Other Services5754.94.05244.43.8+51

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

Employment (total) by industry 2017/18
Employment (total) by industry 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Hobart: 1.7% Mining, Greater Hobart: 0.5% Manufacturing, Greater Hobart: 5.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Hobart: 2.0% Construction, Greater Hobart: 9.6% Wholesale Trade, Greater Hobart: 1.9% Retail Trade, Greater Hobart: 10.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Hobart: 7.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Hobart: 3.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Hobart: 2.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Hobart: 2.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Hobart: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Hobart: 6.0% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Hobart: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Hobart: 10.3% Education and Training, Greater Hobart: 10.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Hobart: 14.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Hobart: 2.7% Other Services, Greater Hobart: 4.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Burnie City: 3.5% Mining, Burnie City: 2.0% Manufacturing, Burnie City: 7.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Burnie City: 0.7% Construction, Burnie City: 7.2% Wholesale Trade, Burnie City: 1.6% Retail Trade, Burnie City: 11.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Burnie City: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Burnie City: 6.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Burnie City: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Burnie City: 1.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Burnie City: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Burnie City: 3.1% Administrative and Support Services, Burnie City: 5.2% Public Administration and Safety, Burnie City: 7.4% Education and Training, Burnie City: 9.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Burnie City: 17.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Burnie City: 0.8% Other Services, Burnie City: 4.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Burnie City: +112 Mining, Burnie City: -37 Manufacturing, Burnie City: -464 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Burnie City: -13 Construction, Burnie City: +211 Wholesale Trade, Burnie City: -82 Retail Trade, Burnie City: -35 Accommodation and Food Services, Burnie City: +55 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Burnie City: +23 Information Media and Telecommunications, Burnie City: -32 Financial and Insurance Services, Burnie City: -41 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Burnie City: +4 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Burnie City: +22 Administrative and Support Services, Burnie City: +103 Public Administration and Safety, Burnie City: -140 Education and Training, Burnie City: +16 Health Care and Social Assistance, Burnie City: +182 Arts and Recreation Services, Burnie City: +38 Other Services, Burnie City: +51
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in Burnie City in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,037 people or 17.2%)
  • Retail Trade (1,378 people or 11.6%)
  • Education and Training (1,096 people or 9.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 4,511 people in total or 38.1% of the local workers.

In comparison, Greater Hobart employed 14.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.9% in Retail Trade; and 10.4% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of Burnie City and Greater Hobart were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (6.7% compared to 3.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (17.2% compared to 14.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (7.4% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.1% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in Burnie City decreased by 24 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the jobs held by local workers between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Burnie City were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-464 local workers)
  • Construction (+211 local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+182 local workers)
  • Public Administration and Safety (-140 local workers)

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