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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2016, 22.5% of Cumberland Council area’s resident workers were employed locally.

Self-containment measures the proportion of resident workers who are employed within the boundaries of the Local Government Area or region. It indicates the propensity of residents to seek employment outside the Local Government Area or region in which they live.

Self containment is likely to be higher for regional areas and, 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-containment data should be viewed in conjunction with detailed Residents place of work data to see where resident workers are accessing employment, along with Jobs to workers ratio data which provides the theoretical number of jobs which could be provided to residents of the Cumberland Council area in the local area, and is updated annually. 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, Cumberland Council area 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-containment by industry
Cumberland Council area20162011Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the Cumberland Council area% resident workers employed in the Cumberland Council areaTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the Cumberland Council area% resident workers employed in the Cumberland Council area2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1843619.61151714.8+4.8%
Mining641320.3561017.9+2.5%
Manufacturing6,2601,40922.58,2311,82322.1+0.4%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5798514.7591539.0+5.7%
Construction9,1822,36425.74,6731,57733.7-8.0%
Wholesale Trade3,22169021.44,29792521.5-0.1%
Retail Trade8,7392,39427.47,8862,28829.0-1.6%
Accommodation and Food Services6,5971,56023.65,4741,35324.7-1.1%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5,4121,58529.34,5031,34629.9-0.6%
Information Media and Telecommunications1,64717010.31,63217610.8-0.5%
Financial and Insurance Services4,7113607.64,5142796.2+1.5%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,11030827.794026027.7+0.1%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5,55688215.94,58384918.5-2.7%
Administrative and Support Services3,55276321.52,43353622.0-0.6%
Public Administration and Safety4,10754713.33,87546612.0+1.3%
Education and Training4,9091,51830.93,8501,14929.8+1.1%
Health Care and Social Assistance10,2942,31422.57,9791,63420.5+2.0%
Arts and Recreation Services87415217.476413818.1-0.7%
Other Services2,99579126.42,72278929.0-2.6%
Industry not classified6,5571,60024.42,71367024.7-0.3%

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-containment by industry 2016
Employment self-containment by industry 2016 Other Services, % of industry self-containment: 26.4% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 17.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 22.5% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 30.9% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 13.3% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 21.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 15.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 27.7% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 7.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 10.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 29.3% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 23.6% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 27.4% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 21.4% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 25.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 14.7% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 22.5% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 20.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 19.6% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 791 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 152 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 2,314 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 1,518 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 547 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 763 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 882 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 308 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 360 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 170 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 1,585 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,560 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 2,394 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 690 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 2,364 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 85 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 1,409 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 13 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 36 Other Services, Total resident workers: 2,995 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 874 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 10,294 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 4,909 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 4,107 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 3,552 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 5,556 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 1,110 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 4,711 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 1,647 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 5,412 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 6,597 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 8,739 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 3,221 Construction, Total resident workers: 9,182 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 579 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 6,260 Mining, Total resident workers: 64 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 184
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016.
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016 Other Services, Cumberland Council area: -2.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Cumberland Council area: -0.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Cumberland Council area: +2.0% Education and Training, Cumberland Council area: +1.1% Public Administration and Safety, Cumberland Council area: +1.3% Administrative and Support Services, Cumberland Council area: -0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cumberland Council area: -2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cumberland Council area: +0.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Cumberland Council area: +1.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Cumberland Council area: -0.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cumberland Council area: -0.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Cumberland Council area: -1.1% Retail Trade, Cumberland Council area: -1.6% Wholesale Trade, Cumberland Council area: -0.1% Construction, Cumberland Council area: -8.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cumberland Council area: +5.7% Manufacturing, Cumberland Council area: +0.4% Mining, Cumberland Council area: +2.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cumberland Council area: +4.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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