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Coastal Urban Economic Region

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Coastal Urban Economic Region’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 Coastal Urban Economic Region residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Coastal Urban Economic Region, 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 Coastal Urban Economic Region 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
Coastal Urban Economic Region 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Hobart%Number%Greater Hobart%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2,2506.31.91,9035.21.6+347
Mining8962.50.31,1053.00.3-209
Manufacturing3,2219.05.24,32211.76.4-1,101
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4051.12.04001.12.1+5
Construction2,7597.77.52,8957.97.5-136
Wholesale Trade9312.61.81,5304.22.7-599
Retail Trade4,26911.910.84,46412.111.4-195
Accommodation and Food Services2,4576.87.82,3796.57.1+78
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,0575.73.52,0575.63.50
Information Media and Telecommunications2410.71.92900.82.1-49
Financial and Insurance Services4661.32.55651.52.8-99
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4141.21.34271.21.4-13
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,1803.36.01,2003.36.2-20
Administrative and Support Services1,2173.42.91,2183.32.5-1
Public Administration and Safety1,8715.210.72,3026.312.2-431
Education and Training3,0128.410.13,0798.49.6-67
Health Care and Social Assistance5,14314.314.84,38911.912.8+754
Arts and Recreation Services3370.92.32480.72.1+89
Other Services1,4864.13.71,4664.03.7+20
Industry not classified1,3343.73.05781.61.9+756

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, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 6.3% Mining, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 2.5% Manufacturing, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 9.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 1.1% Construction, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 7.7% Wholesale Trade, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 2.6% Retail Trade, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 11.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 6.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 5.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 3.3% Administrative and Support Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 5.2% Education and Training, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 8.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 14.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 0.9% Other Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 4.1% Industry not classified, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 3.7%
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, Coastal Urban Economic Region: +347 Mining, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -209 Manufacturing, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -1,101 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: +5 Construction, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -136 Wholesale Trade, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -599 Retail Trade, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -195 Accommodation and Food Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: +78 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Coastal Urban Economic Region: 0 Information Media and Telecommunications, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -49 Financial and Insurance Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -99 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -13 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -20 Administrative and Support Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -1 Public Administration and Safety, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -431 Education and Training, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -67 Health Care and Social Assistance, Coastal Urban Economic Region: +754 Arts and Recreation Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: +89 Other Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: +20 Industry not classified, Coastal Urban Economic Region: +756
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 Coastal Urban Economic Region in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (5,143 people or 14.3%)
  • Retail Trade (4,269 people or 11.9%)
  • Manufacturing (3,221 people or 9.0%)

In combination these three industries employed 12,633 people in total or 35.1% 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 Coastal Urban Economic Region and Greater Hobart were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.3% compared to 1.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (9.0% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (5.2% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.3% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Coastal Urban Economic Region were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-1,101 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+756 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+754 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-599 resident workforce)

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