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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Burnie City’s 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 Burnie City residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Burnie City, 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 Burnie City 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

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Resident workers industry of employment
Burnie City 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Hobart%Number%Greater Hobart%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2843.71.92232.81.6+61
Mining2583.40.33384.20.3-80
Manufacturing6658.75.296612.16.4-301
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services700.92.0640.82.1+6
Construction4856.37.54946.27.5-9
Wholesale Trade1692.21.82643.32.7-95
Retail Trade1,01713.310.81,07213.411.4-55
Accommodation and Food Services6188.17.85637.17.1+55
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4035.33.53854.83.5+18
Information Media and Telecommunications690.91.9801.02.1-11
Financial and Insurance Services1131.52.51461.82.8-33
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services761.01.3851.11.4-9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2283.06.02373.06.2-9
Administrative and Support Services3394.42.92903.62.5+49
Public Administration and Safety4505.910.75927.412.2-142
Education and Training6168.010.16358.09.6-19
Health Care and Social Assistance1,18115.414.81,02412.812.8+157
Arts and Recreation Services390.52.3460.62.1-7
Other Services3294.33.73484.43.7-19
Industry not classified2573.43.01291.61.9+128

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers industry of employment, 2016
Resident workers industry of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Hobart: 1.9% Mining, Greater Hobart: 0.3% Manufacturing, Greater Hobart: 5.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Hobart: 2.0% Construction, Greater Hobart: 7.5% Wholesale Trade, Greater Hobart: 1.8% Retail Trade, Greater Hobart: 10.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Hobart: 7.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Hobart: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Hobart: 1.9% 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: 10.7% Education and Training, Greater Hobart: 10.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Hobart: 14.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Hobart: 2.3% Other Services, Greater Hobart: 3.7% Industry not classified, Greater Hobart: 3.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Burnie City: 3.7% Mining, Burnie City: 3.4% Manufacturing, Burnie City: 8.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Burnie City: 0.9% Construction, Burnie City: 6.3% Wholesale Trade, Burnie City: 2.2% Retail Trade, Burnie City: 13.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Burnie City: 8.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Burnie City: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Burnie City: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Burnie City: 1.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Burnie City: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Burnie City: 3.0% Administrative and Support Services, Burnie City: 4.4% Public Administration and Safety, Burnie City: 5.9% Education and Training, Burnie City: 8.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Burnie City: 15.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Burnie City: 0.5% Other Services, Burnie City: 4.3% Industry not classified, Burnie City: 3.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Burnie City: +61 Mining, Burnie City: -80 Manufacturing, Burnie City: -301 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Burnie City: +6 Construction, Burnie City: -9 Wholesale Trade, Burnie City: -95 Retail Trade, Burnie City: -55 Accommodation and Food Services, Burnie City: +55 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Burnie City: +18 Information Media and Telecommunications, Burnie City: -11 Financial and Insurance Services, Burnie City: -33 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Burnie City: -9 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Burnie City: -9 Administrative and Support Services, Burnie City: +49 Public Administration and Safety, Burnie City: -142 Education and Training, Burnie City: -19 Health Care and Social Assistance, Burnie City: +157 Arts and Recreation Services, Burnie City: -7 Other Services, Burnie City: -19 Industry not classified, Burnie City: +128
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in Burnie City in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,181 people or 15.4%)
  • Retail Trade (1,017 people or 13.3%)
  • Manufacturing (665 people or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries employed 2,863 people in total or 37.3% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Greater Hobart employed 14.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.8% in Retail Trade; and 5.2% in Manufacturing.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (8.7% compared to 5.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Mining (3.4% compared to 0.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (5.9% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.0% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Burnie City were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-301 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+157 resident workforce)
  • Public Administration and Safety (-142 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+128 resident workforce)

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