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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the Fraser Coast Regional Council’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 the Fraser Coast Regional Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Fraser Coast Regional Council, 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 the Fraser Coast Regional Council 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
Fraser Coast Regional Council 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing8772.72.87852.42.7+92
Mining5691.82.35481.72.6+21
Manufacturing1,7675.56.02,5958.18.4-828
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4871.51.16582.01.2-171
Construction2,7968.79.02,8238.89.0-27
Wholesale Trade4911.52.67562.33.6-265
Retail Trade3,95412.39.94,08212.710.7-128
Accommodation and Food Services2,7658.67.32,6778.37.0+88
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,2703.95.11,4274.45.3-157
Information Media and Telecommunications3141.01.23811.21.2-67
Financial and Insurance Services3891.22.54431.42.7-54
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5621.72.05701.81.8-8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,0543.36.31,1103.46.5-56
Administrative and Support Services1,1033.43.51,0073.13.2+96
Public Administration and Safety1,9916.26.61,8995.96.7+92
Education and Training3,1209.79.02,8538.97.9+267
Health Care and Social Assistance5,74117.813.05,20816.211.9+533
Arts and Recreation Services3000.91.62810.91.4+19
Other Services1,3404.23.91,3504.23.9-10
Industry not classified1,3844.34.37832.42.4+601

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, Queensland: 2.8% Mining, Queensland: 2.3% Manufacturing, Queensland: 6.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 1.1% Construction, Queensland: 9.0% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 2.6% Retail Trade, Queensland: 9.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 7.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 2.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 6.3% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 6.6% Education and Training, Queensland: 9.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 13.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.6% Other Services, Queensland: 3.9% Industry not classified, Queensland: 4.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 2.7% Mining, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.8% Manufacturing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 5.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.5% Construction, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 8.7% Wholesale Trade, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.5% Retail Trade, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 12.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 8.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3.3% Administrative and Support Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 6.2% Education and Training, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 17.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 0.9% Other Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4.2% Industry not classified, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4.3%
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, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +92 Mining, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +21 Manufacturing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -828 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -171 Construction, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -27 Wholesale Trade, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -265 Retail Trade, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -128 Accommodation and Food Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +88 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -157 Information Media and Telecommunications, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -67 Financial and Insurance Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -54 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -8 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -56 Administrative and Support Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +96 Public Administration and Safety, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +92 Education and Training, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +267 Health Care and Social Assistance, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +533 Arts and Recreation Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +19 Other Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -10 Industry not classified, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +601
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 Fraser Coast Regional Council in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (5,741 people or 17.8%)
  • Retail Trade (3,954 people or 12.3%)
  • Education and Training (3,120 people or 9.7%)

In combination these three industries employed 12,815 people in total or 39.7% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Queensland employed 13.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.9% in Retail Trade; and 9.0% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of the Fraser Coast Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (17.8% compared to 13.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (12.3% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.3% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.2% compared to 2.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the Fraser Coast Regional Council were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-828 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+601 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+533 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+267 resident workforce)

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