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Circular Head Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of the Circular Head Council area'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 the Circular Head Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Circular Head Council area, 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 Circular Head Council area 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
Circular Head Council area - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. TasmaniaNumber%. Tasmania2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing86224.05.380721.14.5+55
Mining872.41.0892.31.2-2
Manufacturing63517.66.972018.88.2-85
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services180.51.6250.71.6-7
Construction2055.77.62516.67.1-46
Wholesale Trade892.52.21243.23.1-35
Retail Trade2898.010.93449.010.6-55
Accommodation and Food Services2226.27.62306.06.8-8
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1273.54.21243.24.0+3
Information Media and Telecommunications50.11.490.21.4-4
Financial and Insurance Services361.02.1441.12.3-8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services220.61.2290.81.2-7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services772.14.7822.14.4-5
Administrative and Support Services591.63.0481.32.5+11
Public Administration and Safety1002.87.8972.58.4+3
Education and Training2496.99.32386.28.4+11
Health Care and Social Assistance2306.414.22015.211.2+29
Arts and Recreation Services170.51.9120.31.5+5
Other Services1193.33.71183.13.5+1
Industry not classified1434.03.4581.51.8+85
Total Persons3,591100.0100.03,650100.0100.0-59

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

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in the Circular Head Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (862 people or 24.0%)
  • Manufacturing (635 people or 17.6%)
  • Retail Trade (289 people or 8.0%)

In combination these three industries employed 1,786 people in total or 49.6% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Tasmania employed 5.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 6.9% in Manufacturing and 10.9% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of the Circular Head Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (24.0% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (17.6% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (6.4% compared to 14.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (2.8% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the Circular Head Council area were for those employed in:

  • Industry not classified (+85 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-85 resident workforce)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+55 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-55 resident workforce)

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