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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

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Resident workers industry of employment
Gladstone Regional Council area - Females20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1791.52.01501.31.9+29
Mining1421.20.81671.40.9-25
Manufacturing6165.23.38116.94.4-195
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1341.10.51351.10.6-1
Construction4343.72.56325.42.8-198
Wholesale Trade1841.61.82302.02.6-46
Retail Trade1,72314.512.01,94716.513.5-224
Accommodation and Food Services1,18210.08.71,1529.88.7+30
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5624.72.64674.02.7+95
Information Media and Telecommunications620.51.0680.61.2-6
Financial and Insurance Services2021.73.02342.03.3-32
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2822.42.23232.72.0-41
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5424.66.16895.96.4-147
Administrative and Support Services4754.04.04133.53.6+62
Public Administration and Safety5875.06.15504.76.4+37
Education and Training1,77815.013.61,42312.112.0+355
Health Care and Social Assistance1,80315.221.21,60813.720.0+195
Arts and Recreation Services1110.91.6810.71.4+30
Other Services4904.13.84323.73.7+58
Industry not classified3593.03.32592.22.0+100

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: 2.0% Mining, Queensland: 0.8% Manufacturing, Queensland: 3.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 0.5% Construction, Queensland: 2.5% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 1.8% Retail Trade, Queensland: 12.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 8.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 2.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 3.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 6.1% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 4.0% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 6.1% Education and Training, Queensland: 13.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 21.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.6% Other Services, Queensland: 3.8% Industry not classified, Queensland: 3.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gladstone Regional Council area: 1.5% Mining, Gladstone Regional Council area: 1.2% Manufacturing, Gladstone Regional Council area: 5.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 1.1% Construction, Gladstone Regional Council area: 3.7% Wholesale Trade, Gladstone Regional Council area: 1.6% Retail Trade, Gladstone Regional Council area: 14.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 10.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gladstone Regional Council area: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Gladstone Regional Council area: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 1.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 2.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 4.6% Administrative and Support Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 4.0% Public Administration and Safety, Gladstone Regional Council area: 5.0% Education and Training, Gladstone Regional Council area: 15.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Gladstone Regional Council area: 15.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 0.9% Other Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: 4.1% Industry not classified, Gladstone Regional Council area: 3.0%
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, Gladstone Regional Council area: +29 Mining, Gladstone Regional Council area: -25 Manufacturing, Gladstone Regional Council area: -195 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: -1 Construction, Gladstone Regional Council area: -198 Wholesale Trade, Gladstone Regional Council area: -46 Retail Trade, Gladstone Regional Council area: -224 Accommodation and Food Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: +30 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gladstone Regional Council area: +95 Information Media and Telecommunications, Gladstone Regional Council area: -6 Financial and Insurance Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: -32 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: -41 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: -147 Administrative and Support Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: +62 Public Administration and Safety, Gladstone Regional Council area: +37 Education and Training, Gladstone Regional Council area: +355 Health Care and Social Assistance, Gladstone Regional Council area: +195 Arts and Recreation Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: +30 Other Services, Gladstone Regional Council area: +58 Industry not classified, Gladstone Regional Council area: +100
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 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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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