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Coastal Urban Economic Region

Employment self-sufficiency - Industry

“In 2016, 93.3% of Coastal Urban Economic Region’s local workers were residents.

Self-sufficiency measures the proportion of local workers in the local area who also live in the Local Government Area or region. It indicates the level at which the resident workers meet the labour requirements of the local industries or businesses.

Self-sufficiency is likely to be higher for regional areas, lower in metropolitan areas and is influenced by:

  • The nature of employment opportunities versus the skills and qualifications of residents;
  • Transport options available and commuting times;
  • Relationship between wages and salaries and house prices in the area; and
  • The geographic size of the area.

Employment self-sufficiency data should be viewed in conjunction with detailed Workers place of residence data to see how far workers are travelling to access employment in the area, as well as Worker productivity and Local workers income and Local workers hours worked data to look at the value of local workers contributions. The Resident workers section will provide the characteristics of resident workers.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, Coastal Urban Economic Region in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Employment self-sufficiency by industry
Coastal Urban Economic Region20162011Change
IndustryTotal local workersLocal workers residing in Coastal Urban Economic Region% industry self- sufficiencyTotal local workersLocal workers residing in the Cradle Coast Region% industry self- sufficiency2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2,1131,98694.01,8201,72594.8-0.8%
Mining56048386.362054587.9-1.7%
Manufacturing3,0782,89394.04,2383,99494.2-0.3%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services36933991.937035295.1-3.3%
Construction2,2062,07193.92,3182,19594.7-0.8%
Wholesale Trade93287794.11,5541,45293.4+0.7%
Retail Trade4,3094,13996.14,5574,34595.3+0.7%
Accommodation and Food Services2,4312,32495.62,3342,27097.3-1.7%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,0431,82589.32,0181,82990.6-1.3%
Information Media and Telecommunications23922694.626826097.0-2.5%
Financial and Insurance Services44843396.756454296.1+0.6%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services41139796.642741497.0-0.4%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,1431,07694.11,1251,07895.8-1.7%
Administrative and Support Services1,0661,00494.21,0831,03095.1-0.9%
Public Administration and Safety1,8661,71491.92,3012,15593.7-1.8%
Education and Training3,0232,86594.83,0382,92596.3-1.5%
Health Care and Social Assistance5,0524,78394.74,3104,10395.2-0.5%
Arts and Recreation Services31829592.820719996.1-3.4%
Other Services1,4791,39894.51,4521,37494.6-0.1%
Industry not classified1,2711,18793.452450195.6-2.2%

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

Employment self-sufficiency by industry 2016
Employment self-sufficiency by industry 2016 Other Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 94.5% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 92.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-sufficiency: 94.7% Education and Training, % of industry self-sufficiency: 94.8% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-sufficiency: 91.9% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 94.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 94.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 96.6% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 96.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-sufficiency: 94.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 89.3% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 95.6% Retail Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 96.1% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 94.1% Construction, % of industry self-sufficiency: 93.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 91.9% Manufacturing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 94.0% Mining, % of industry self-sufficiency: 86.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 94.0% Other Services, Local workers residing locally: 1,398 Arts and Recreation Services, Local workers residing locally: 295 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local workers residing locally: 4,783 Education and Training, Local workers residing locally: 2,865 Public Administration and Safety, Local workers residing locally: 1,714 Administrative and Support Services, Local workers residing locally: 1,004 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local workers residing locally: 1,076 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local workers residing locally: 397 Financial and Insurance Services, Local workers residing locally: 433 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local workers residing locally: 226 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local workers residing locally: 1,825 Accommodation and Food Services, Local workers residing locally: 2,324 Retail Trade, Local workers residing locally: 4,139 Wholesale Trade, Local workers residing locally: 877 Construction, Local workers residing locally: 2,071 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local workers residing locally: 339 Manufacturing, Local workers residing locally: 2,893 Mining, Local workers residing locally: 483 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local workers residing locally: 1,986 Other Services, Total local workers: 1,479 Arts and Recreation Services, Total local workers: 318 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total local workers: 5,052 Education and Training, Total local workers: 3,023 Public Administration and Safety, Total local workers: 1,866 Administrative and Support Services, Total local workers: 1,066 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total local workers: 1,143 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total local workers: 411 Financial and Insurance Services, Total local workers: 448 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total local workers: 239 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total local workers: 2,043 Accommodation and Food Services, Total local workers: 2,431 Retail Trade, Total local workers: 4,309 Wholesale Trade, Total local workers: 932 Construction, Total local workers: 2,206 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total local workers: 369 Manufacturing, Total local workers: 3,078 Mining, Total local workers: 560 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total local workers: 2,113
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016.
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016 Other Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -0.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -3.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -0.5% Education and Training, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -1.5% Public Administration and Safety, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -1.8% Administrative and Support Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -1.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -0.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: +0.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -2.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -1.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -1.7% Retail Trade, Coastal Urban Economic Region: +0.7% Wholesale Trade, Coastal Urban Economic Region: +0.7% Construction, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -0.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -3.3% Manufacturing, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -0.3% Mining, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -1.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Coastal Urban Economic Region: -0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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