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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the Gympie Regional Council’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 the Gympie Regional Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Gympie Regional Council, 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 the Gympie Regional Council 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
Gympie Regional Council 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,5588.92.81,5358.82.7+23
Mining3652.12.33622.12.6+3
Manufacturing1,5238.76.02,01211.68.4-489
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1500.91.11600.91.2-10
Construction1,6289.39.01,5749.19.0+54
Wholesale Trade4112.32.65313.13.6-120
Retail Trade1,98311.39.92,08012.010.7-97
Accommodation and Food Services1,0986.37.31,1916.97.0-93
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7844.55.17814.55.3+3
Information Media and Telecommunications1400.81.21120.61.2+28
Financial and Insurance Services1781.02.52171.32.7-39
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2721.62.02421.41.8+30
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6313.66.35773.36.5+54
Administrative and Support Services5653.23.54662.73.2+99
Public Administration and Safety9025.26.69485.56.7-46
Education and Training1,5498.89.01,3527.87.9+197
Health Care and Social Assistance2,01911.513.01,91911.111.9+100
Arts and Recreation Services1550.91.61340.81.4+21
Other Services7574.33.97274.23.9+30
Industry not classified8374.84.34322.52.4+405

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: 2.8% Mining, Queensland: 2.3% Manufacturing, Queensland: 6.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 1.1% Construction, Queensland: 9.0% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 2.6% Retail Trade, Queensland: 9.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 7.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 2.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 6.3% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 6.6% Education and Training, Queensland: 9.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 13.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.6% Other Services, Queensland: 3.9% Industry not classified, Queensland: 4.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gympie Regional Council: 8.9% Mining, Gympie Regional Council: 2.1% Manufacturing, Gympie Regional Council: 8.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gympie Regional Council: 0.9% Construction, Gympie Regional Council: 9.3% Wholesale Trade, Gympie Regional Council: 2.3% Retail Trade, Gympie Regional Council: 11.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Gympie Regional Council: 6.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gympie Regional Council: 4.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Gympie Regional Council: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Gympie Regional Council: 1.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gympie Regional Council: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gympie Regional Council: 3.6% Administrative and Support Services, Gympie Regional Council: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Gympie Regional Council: 5.2% Education and Training, Gympie Regional Council: 8.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Gympie Regional Council: 11.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Gympie Regional Council: 0.9% Other Services, Gympie Regional Council: 4.3% Industry not classified, Gympie Regional Council: 4.8%
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, Gympie Regional Council: +23 Mining, Gympie Regional Council: +3 Manufacturing, Gympie Regional Council: -489 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gympie Regional Council: -10 Construction, Gympie Regional Council: +54 Wholesale Trade, Gympie Regional Council: -120 Retail Trade, Gympie Regional Council: -97 Accommodation and Food Services, Gympie Regional Council: -93 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gympie Regional Council: +3 Information Media and Telecommunications, Gympie Regional Council: +28 Financial and Insurance Services, Gympie Regional Council: -39 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gympie Regional Council: +30 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gympie Regional Council: +54 Administrative and Support Services, Gympie Regional Council: +99 Public Administration and Safety, Gympie Regional Council: -46 Education and Training, Gympie Regional Council: +197 Health Care and Social Assistance, Gympie Regional Council: +100 Arts and Recreation Services, Gympie Regional Council: +21 Other Services, Gympie Regional Council: +30 Industry not classified, Gympie Regional Council: +405
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 Gympie Regional Council in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,019 people or 11.5%)
  • Retail Trade (1,983 people or 11.3%)
  • Construction (1,628 people or 9.3%)

In combination these three industries employed 5,630 people in total or 32.2% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Queensland employed 13.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.9% in Retail Trade; and 9.0% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of the Gympie Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (8.9% compared to 2.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (8.7% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.6% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.0% compared to 2.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the Gympie Regional Council were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-489 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+405 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+197 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-120 resident workforce)

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