Gladstone Regional Council area
Resident workers - Industry
Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Gladstone Regional Council area’s female 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 Gladstone Regional Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Gladstone Regional Council area, 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 Gladstone Regional Council area 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
|Resident workers industry of employment|
|Gladstone Regional Council area - Females||2016||2011||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Queensland%||Number||%||Queensland%||2011 to 2016|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||179||1.5||2.0||150||1.3||1.9||+29||25000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||134||1.1||0.5||135||1.1||0.6||-1||28000||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||1,182||10.0||8.7||1,152||9.8||8.7||+30||32000||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||562||4.7||2.6||467||4.0||2.7||+95||33000||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||62||0.5||1.0||68||0.6||1.2||-6||34000||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||202||1.7||3.0||234||2.0||3.3||-32||35000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||282||2.4||2.2||323||2.7||2.0||-41||36000||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||542||4.6||6.1||689||5.9||6.4||-147||37000||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||475||4.0||4.0||413||3.5||3.6||+62||38000||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||587||5.0||6.1||550||4.7||6.4||+37||39000||P|
|Education and Training||1,778||15.0||13.6||1,423||12.1||12.0||+355||40000||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||1,803||15.2||21.2||1,608||13.7||20.0||+195||41000||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||111||0.9||1.6||81||0.7||1.4||+30||42000||P|
|Industry not classified||359||3.0||3.3||259||2.2||2.0||+100||44000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the jobs held by the female resident workforce in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
- Health Care and Social Assistance (1,803 people or 15.2%)
- Education and Training (1,778 people or 15.0%)
- Retail Trade (1,723 people or 14.5%)
In combination these three industries employed 5,304 people in total or 44.8% of the total female resident workforce.
In comparison, Queensland employed 21.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 13.6% in Education and Training; and 12.0% in Retail Trade.
The major differences between the jobs held by the female resident workforce of Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (14.5% compared to 12.0%)
- A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (4.7% compared to 2.6%)
- A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (5.2% compared to 3.3%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (15.2% compared to 21.2%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the female resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Gladstone Regional Council area were for those employed in:
- Education and Training (+355 female resident workforce)
- Retail Trade (-224 female resident workforce)
- Construction (-198 female resident workforce)
- Manufacturing (-195 female resident workforce)