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Employment self-sufficiency - Industry

“In 2016, 27.7% of the Cumberland Council area’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, 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-sufficiency by industry
Cumberland Council area20162011Change
IndustryTotal local workersLocal workers residing in the Cumberland Council area% industry self- sufficiencyTotal local workersLocal workers residing in the Cumberland Council area% industry self- sufficiency2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1763620.5561730.4-9.9%
Mining951313.7351028.6-14.9%
Manufacturing9,8171,40914.413,3741,82313.6+0.7%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5608515.23385315.7-0.5%
Construction6,3242,36437.44,6161,57734.2+3.2%
Wholesale Trade4,76369014.56,17592515.0-0.5%
Retail Trade7,7102,39431.16,9922,28832.7-1.7%
Accommodation and Food Services3,4811,56044.82,8831,35346.9-2.1%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6,7011,58523.76,6011,34620.4+3.3%
Information Media and Telecommunications61317027.770217625.1+2.7%
Financial and Insurance Services1,68136021.41,07427926.0-4.6%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services92730833.278126033.3-0.1%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,59388234.02,32484936.5-2.5%
Administrative and Support Services2,05176337.21,53953634.8+2.4%
Public Administration and Safety2,55654721.42,23746620.8+0.6%
Education and Training5,1391,51829.54,8971,14923.5+6.1%
Health Care and Social Assistance6,5132,31435.55,0961,63432.1+3.5%
Arts and Recreation Services63115224.156813824.3-0.2%
Other Services2,85179127.72,77678928.4-0.7%
Industry not classified5,2691,60030.42,11267031.7-1.4%

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: 27.7% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 24.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-sufficiency: 35.5% Education and Training, % of industry self-sufficiency: 29.5% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-sufficiency: 21.4% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 37.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 34.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 33.2% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 21.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-sufficiency: 27.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 23.7% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 44.8% Retail Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 31.1% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 14.5% Construction, % of industry self-sufficiency: 37.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 15.2% Manufacturing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 14.4% Mining, % of industry self-sufficiency: 13.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 20.5% Other Services, Local workers residing locally: 791 Arts and Recreation Services, Local workers residing locally: 152 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local workers residing locally: 2,314 Education and Training, Local workers residing locally: 1,518 Public Administration and Safety, Local workers residing locally: 547 Administrative and Support Services, Local workers residing locally: 763 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local workers residing locally: 882 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local workers residing locally: 308 Financial and Insurance Services, Local workers residing locally: 360 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local workers residing locally: 170 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local workers residing locally: 1,585 Accommodation and Food Services, Local workers residing locally: 1,560 Retail Trade, Local workers residing locally: 2,394 Wholesale Trade, Local workers residing locally: 690 Construction, Local workers residing locally: 2,364 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local workers residing locally: 85 Manufacturing, Local workers residing locally: 1,409 Mining, Local workers residing locally: 13 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local workers residing locally: 36 Other Services, Total local workers: 2,851 Arts and Recreation Services, Total local workers: 631 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total local workers: 6,513 Education and Training, Total local workers: 5,139 Public Administration and Safety, Total local workers: 2,556 Administrative and Support Services, Total local workers: 2,051 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total local workers: 2,593 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total local workers: 927 Financial and Insurance Services, Total local workers: 1,681 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total local workers: 613 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total local workers: 6,701 Accommodation and Food Services, Total local workers: 3,481 Retail Trade, Total local workers: 7,710 Wholesale Trade, Total local workers: 4,763 Construction, Total local workers: 6,324 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total local workers: 560 Manufacturing, Total local workers: 9,817 Mining, Total local workers: 95 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total local workers: 176
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, Cumberland Council area: -0.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Cumberland Council area: -0.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Cumberland Council area: +3.5% Education and Training, Cumberland Council area: +6.1% Public Administration and Safety, Cumberland Council area: +0.6% Administrative and Support Services, Cumberland Council area: +2.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cumberland Council area: -2.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cumberland Council area: -0.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Cumberland Council area: -4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Cumberland Council area: +2.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cumberland Council area: +3.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Cumberland Council area: -2.1% Retail Trade, Cumberland Council area: -1.7% Wholesale Trade, Cumberland Council area: -0.5% Construction, Cumberland Council area: +3.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cumberland Council area: -0.5% Manufacturing, Cumberland Council area: +0.7% Mining, Cumberland Council area: -14.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cumberland Council area: -9.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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