Goulburn Mulwaree

Employment self-containment

In 2021, 76.6% of Goulburn Mulwaree’s resident workers were employed locally.

Self-containment measures the proportion of resident workers who are employed within the boundaries of the Local Government Area or region. It indicates the propensity of residents to seek employment outside the Local Government Area or region in which they live.

Self containment is likely to be higher for regional areas and, 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-containment data should be viewed in conjunction with detailed Residents place of workdata to see where resident workers are accessing employment, along with Jobs to workers ratio data which provides the theoretical number of jobs which could be provided to residents of Goulburn Mulwaree in the local area, and is updated annually. The Resident workers section will provide the characteristics of resident workers.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

  • Industry
  • Occupations
Employment self-containment by Industry
Goulburn Mulwaree20212016Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the region% of resident workers employed in the regionTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the region% of resident workers employed in the region2016 - 2021
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing53241477.846536778.9-1.1%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services17911664.81499865.8-1.0%
Wholesale Trade28020071.421817580.3-8.8%
Retail Trade1,3911,25390.11,3441,19889.1+0.9%
Accommodation and Food Services1,00792291.698588089.3+2.2%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing68549271.862343469.7+2.2%
Information Media and Telecommunications967174.0996565.7+8.3%
Financial and Insurance Services15612076.916813580.4-3.4%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services15313185.617213477.9+7.7%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services54436366.750037675.2-8.5%
Administrative and Support Services45032472.038026168.7+3.3%
Public Administration and Safety1,5031,03769.01,37197671.2-2.2%
Education and Training1,05888283.493377483.0+0.4%
Health Care and Social Assistance2,2131,90686.11,8851,62286.0+0.1%
Arts and Recreation Services13710878.815612479.5-0.6%
Other Services57945378.252543282.3-4.0%
Industry not classified53439173.247436176.2-2.9%
Total Industries14,30310,94976.612,6949,84277.5-1.0%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021 Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions).

Please refer to specific data notes for more information
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Goulburn Mulwaree

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