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Greater Burnie Economic Region

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Greater Burnie 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 Greater Burnie Economic Region residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Greater Burnie 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 Greater Burnie 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
Greater Burnie Economic Region 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Hobart%Number%Greater Hobart%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,3686.31.91,2065.31.6+162
Mining6803.10.38793.90.3-199
Manufacturing1,9368.95.22,68511.96.4-749
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2221.02.02191.02.1+3
Construction1,6167.47.51,6447.37.5-28
Wholesale Trade5452.51.89144.12.7-369
Retail Trade2,58611.810.82,72512.111.4-139
Accommodation and Food Services1,4756.87.81,3776.17.1+98
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,1015.03.51,1124.93.5-11
Information Media and Telecommunications1510.71.91850.82.1-34
Financial and Insurance Services2751.32.53451.52.8-70
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2121.01.32441.11.4-32
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6753.16.06733.06.2+2
Administrative and Support Services7893.62.97313.22.5+58
Public Administration and Safety1,2515.710.71,5566.912.2-305
Education and Training1,8898.710.11,9198.59.6-30
Health Care and Social Assistance3,20614.714.82,76712.312.8+439
Arts and Recreation Services1650.82.31370.62.1+28
Other Services8894.13.79054.03.7-16
Industry not classified7993.73.03401.51.9+459

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, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 6.3% Mining, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 3.1% Manufacturing, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 8.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 1.0% Construction, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 7.4% Wholesale Trade, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 2.5% Retail Trade, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 11.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 6.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 5.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 3.1% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 5.7% Education and Training, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 8.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 14.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 0.8% Other Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: 4.1% Industry not classified, Greater Burnie 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, Greater Burnie Economic Region: +162 Mining, Greater Burnie Economic Region: -199 Manufacturing, Greater Burnie Economic Region: -749 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: +3 Construction, Greater Burnie Economic Region: -28 Wholesale Trade, Greater Burnie Economic Region: -369 Retail Trade, Greater Burnie Economic Region: -139 Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: +98 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Burnie Economic Region: -11 Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Burnie Economic Region: -34 Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: -70 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: -32 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: +2 Administrative and Support Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: +58 Public Administration and Safety, Greater Burnie Economic Region: -305 Education and Training, Greater Burnie Economic Region: -30 Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Burnie Economic Region: +439 Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: +28 Other Services, Greater Burnie Economic Region: -16 Industry not classified, Greater Burnie Economic Region: +459
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 Greater Burnie Economic Region in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3,206 people or 14.7%)
  • Retail Trade (2,586 people or 11.8%)
  • Manufacturing (1,936 people or 8.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 7,728 people in total or 35.4% 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 Greater Burnie 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 (8.9% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (5.7% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.1% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Manufacturing (-749 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+459 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+439 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-369 resident workforce)

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