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King Island Council area

Resident workers - Industry

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

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

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Resident workers industry of employment
King Island Council area 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Hobart%Number%Greater Hobart%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing22127.71.922326.21.6-2
Mining101.30.340.50.3+6
Manufacturing10713.45.216419.26.4-57
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services91.12.0131.52.1-4
Construction526.57.5526.17.50
Wholesale Trade70.91.8242.82.7-17
Retail Trade536.610.8738.611.4-20
Accommodation and Food Services415.17.8374.37.1+4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing415.13.5505.93.5-9
Information Media and Telecommunications40.51.900.02.1+4
Financial and Insurance Services50.62.570.82.8-2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services91.11.300.01.4+9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services111.46.0111.36.20
Administrative and Support Services141.82.970.82.5+7
Public Administration and Safety344.310.7617.212.2-27
Education and Training526.510.1414.89.6+11
Health Care and Social Assistance607.514.8516.012.8+9
Arts and Recreation Services111.42.300.02.1+11
Other Services263.33.7161.93.7+10
Industry not classified303.83.0182.11.9+12

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, King Island Council area: 27.7% Mining, King Island Council area: 1.3% Manufacturing, King Island Council area: 13.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, King Island Council area: 1.1% Construction, King Island Council area: 6.5% Wholesale Trade, King Island Council area: 0.9% Retail Trade, King Island Council area: 6.6% Accommodation and Food Services, King Island Council area: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, King Island Council area: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, King Island Council area: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, King Island Council area: 0.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, King Island Council area: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, King Island Council area: 1.4% Administrative and Support Services, King Island Council area: 1.8% Public Administration and Safety, King Island Council area: 4.3% Education and Training, King Island Council area: 6.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, King Island Council area: 7.5% Arts and Recreation Services, King Island Council area: 1.4% Other Services, King Island Council area: 3.3% Industry not classified, King Island Council area: 3.8%
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, King Island Council area: -2 Mining, King Island Council area: +6 Manufacturing, King Island Council area: -57 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, King Island Council area: -4 Construction, King Island Council area: 0 Wholesale Trade, King Island Council area: -17 Retail Trade, King Island Council area: -20 Accommodation and Food Services, King Island Council area: +4 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, King Island Council area: -9 Information Media and Telecommunications, King Island Council area: +4 Financial and Insurance Services, King Island Council area: -2 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, King Island Council area: +9 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, King Island Council area: 0 Administrative and Support Services, King Island Council area: +7 Public Administration and Safety, King Island Council area: -27 Education and Training, King Island Council area: +11 Health Care and Social Assistance, King Island Council area: +9 Arts and Recreation Services, King Island Council area: +11 Other Services, King Island Council area: +10 Industry not classified, King Island Council area: +12
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 King Island Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (221 people or 27.7%)
  • Manufacturing (107 people or 13.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (60 people or 7.5%)

In combination these three industries employed 388 people in total or 48.7% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Greater Hobart employed 1.9% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 5.2% in Manufacturing; and 14.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of King Island Council area and Greater Hobart were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (27.7% compared to 1.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (13.4% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (7.5% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (4.3% compared to 10.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in King Island Council area was for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-57 resident workforce)

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