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City of Armadale

Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2016, 23.8% of City of Armadale’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 work data 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 City of Armadale in the local area, and is updated annually. The Resident workers section will provide the characteristics of resident workers.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, City of Armadale in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Employment self-containment by industry
City of Armadale20162011Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in City of Armadale% resident workers employed in City of ArmadaleTotal resident workersResident workers employed in City of Armadale% resident workers employed in City of Armadale2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing32315347.428018265.0-17.6%
Mining1,657412.51,114171.5+1.0%
Manufacturing2,58344717.33,16150616.0+1.3%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4104511.03285215.9-4.9%
Construction3,71284122.72,53275930.0-7.3%
Wholesale Trade1,24213510.91,45416611.4-0.6%
Retail Trade3,9091,33534.23,3101,31439.7-5.5%
Accommodation and Food Services1,90778241.01,37165747.9-6.9%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,43436314.91,84833117.9-3.0%
Information Media and Telecommunications3287522.92485923.8-0.9%
Financial and Insurance Services68610415.25267614.4+0.7%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services59615225.550716232.0-6.5%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,78536020.21,53333021.5-1.4%
Administrative and Support Services1,13030927.372922430.7-3.4%
Public Administration and Safety2,15733215.41,71226415.40%
Education and Training2,69092134.22,01979039.1-4.9%
Health Care and Social Assistance4,5321,27728.23,0781,16137.7-9.5%
Arts and Recreation Services44110624.02829132.3-8.2%
Other Services1,63642626.01,24134627.9-1.9%
Industry not classified1,79939522.067218627.7-5.7%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016 Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment self-containment by industry 2016
Employment self-containment by industry 2016 Other Services, % of industry self-containment: 26.0% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 24.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 28.2% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 34.2% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 15.4% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 27.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 20.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 25.5% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 15.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 22.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 14.9% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 41.0% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 34.2% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 10.9% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 22.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 11.0% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 17.3% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 2.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 47.4% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 426 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 106 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 1,277 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 921 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 332 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 309 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 360 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 152 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 104 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 75 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 363 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 782 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 1,335 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 135 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 841 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 45 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 447 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 41 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 153 Other Services, Total resident workers: 1,636 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 441 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 4,532 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 2,690 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 2,157 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 1,130 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 1,785 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 596 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 686 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 328 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 2,434 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 1,907 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 3,909 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 1,242 Construction, Total resident workers: 3,712 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 410 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 2,583 Mining, Total resident workers: 1,657 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 323
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016.
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016 Other Services, City of Armadale: -1.9% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Armadale: -8.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Armadale: -9.5% Education and Training, City of Armadale: -4.9% Public Administration and Safety, City of Armadale: 0% Administrative and Support Services, City of Armadale: -3.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Armadale: -1.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Armadale: -6.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Armadale: +0.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Armadale: -0.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Armadale: -3.0% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Armadale: -6.9% Retail Trade, City of Armadale: -5.5% Wholesale Trade, City of Armadale: -0.6% Construction, City of Armadale: -7.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Armadale: -4.9% Manufacturing, City of Armadale: +1.3% Mining, City of Armadale: +1.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Armadale: -17.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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