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Glenelg Shire

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Glenelg Shire’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 Glenelg Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Glenelg Shire, 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 Glenelg Shire 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
Glenelg Shire 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,15413.92.21,11312.62.3+41
Mining300.40.3370.40.4-7
Manufacturing1,05112.67.81,43716.310.7-386
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services861.01.11041.21.1-18
Construction4805.88.35926.78.3-112
Wholesale Trade1992.43.22292.64.5-30
Retail Trade7148.610.28419.610.8-127
Accommodation and Food Services5406.56.66096.96.1-69
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5466.64.84975.64.7+49
Information Media and Telecommunications430.51.9390.42.0+4
Financial and Insurance Services811.03.9981.14.1-17
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services760.91.6800.91.4-4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2362.87.92412.77.8-5
Administrative and Support Services1842.23.41792.03.3+5
Public Administration and Safety4375.35.34214.85.3+16
Education and Training5706.98.65866.78.0-16
Health Care and Social Assistance1,14513.812.51,08712.411.6+58
Arts and Recreation Services811.01.91021.21.7-21
Other Services2883.53.63013.43.6-13
Industry not classified3744.54.72072.42.4+167

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, Victoria: 2.2% Mining, Victoria: 0.3% Manufacturing, Victoria: 7.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Victoria: 1.1% Construction, Victoria: 8.3% Wholesale Trade, Victoria: 3.2% Retail Trade, Victoria: 10.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Victoria: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Victoria: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Victoria: 1.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Victoria: 3.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Victoria: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Victoria: 7.9% Administrative and Support Services, Victoria: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Victoria: 5.3% Education and Training, Victoria: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Victoria: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Victoria: 1.9% Other Services, Victoria: 3.6% Industry not classified, Victoria: 4.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Glenelg Shire: 13.9% Mining, Glenelg Shire: 0.4% Manufacturing, Glenelg Shire: 12.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Glenelg Shire: 1.0% Construction, Glenelg Shire: 5.8% Wholesale Trade, Glenelg Shire: 2.4% Retail Trade, Glenelg Shire: 8.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Glenelg Shire: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Glenelg Shire: 6.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Glenelg Shire: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Glenelg Shire: 1.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Glenelg Shire: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Glenelg Shire: 2.8% Administrative and Support Services, Glenelg Shire: 2.2% Public Administration and Safety, Glenelg Shire: 5.3% Education and Training, Glenelg Shire: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Glenelg Shire: 13.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Glenelg Shire: 1.0% Other Services, Glenelg Shire: 3.5% Industry not classified, Glenelg Shire: 4.5%
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, Glenelg Shire: +41 Mining, Glenelg Shire: -7 Manufacturing, Glenelg Shire: -386 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Glenelg Shire: -18 Construction, Glenelg Shire: -112 Wholesale Trade, Glenelg Shire: -30 Retail Trade, Glenelg Shire: -127 Accommodation and Food Services, Glenelg Shire: -69 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Glenelg Shire: +49 Information Media and Telecommunications, Glenelg Shire: +4 Financial and Insurance Services, Glenelg Shire: -17 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Glenelg Shire: -4 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Glenelg Shire: -5 Administrative and Support Services, Glenelg Shire: +5 Public Administration and Safety, Glenelg Shire: +16 Education and Training, Glenelg Shire: -16 Health Care and Social Assistance, Glenelg Shire: +58 Arts and Recreation Services, Glenelg Shire: -21 Other Services, Glenelg Shire: -13 Industry not classified, Glenelg Shire: +167
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 Glenelg Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,154 people or 13.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,145 people or 13.8%)
  • Manufacturing (1,051 people or 12.6%)

In combination these three industries employed 3,350 people in total or 40.3% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Victoria employed 2.2% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 12.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 7.8% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Glenelg Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (13.9% compared to 2.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (12.6% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.8% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.0% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Glenelg Shire were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-386 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+167 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-127 resident workforce)
  • Construction (-112 resident workforce)

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