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Employment self-sufficiency - Industry

“In 2016, 24.5% of the City of Kwinana’s local workers were residents.

Self-sufficiency measures the proportion of local workers in the local area who also live in the Local Government Area or region. It indicates the level at which the resident workers meet the labour requirements of the local industries or businesses.

Self-sufficiency is likely to be higher for regional areas, 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-sufficiency data should be viewed in conjunction with detailed Workers place of residence data to see how far workers are travelling to access employment in the area, as well as Worker productivity and Local workers income and Local workers hours worked data to look at the value of local workers contributions. 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 Kwinana 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.

PLEASE NOTE: The economy.id definition of self-sufficiency differs from that of the Western Australian state government. The WA definition of self-sufficiency has been used to define “Employment capacity” in economy.id, so please view this topic for compatible data. For more information see the specific topic notes .

Employment self-sufficiency by industry
City of Kwinana20162011Change
IndustryTotal local workersLocal workers residing in the City of Kwinana% industry self- sufficiencyTotal local workersLocal workers residing in the City of Kwinana% industry self- sufficiency2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2957726.11795027.9-1.8%
Mining489398.0495469.3-1.3%
Manufacturing3,00230310.13,97341410.4-0.3%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services360298.1382256.5+1.5%
Construction1,43233823.61,74132618.7+4.9%
Wholesale Trade3766016.03968621.7-5.8%
Retail Trade79139549.962332251.7-1.8%
Accommodation and Food Services43526059.824214660.3-0.6%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing65316725.660213322.1+3.5%
Information Media and Telecommunications382873.7211885.7-12.0%
Financial and Insurance Services3253611.1321031.3-20.2%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2115224.62045225.5-0.9%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services34614341.33039631.7+9.6%
Administrative and Support Services31312239.02558533.3+5.6%
Public Administration and Safety77112516.275513017.2-1.0%
Education and Training81026232.364621533.3-0.9%
Health Care and Social Assistance72627137.356323942.5-5.1%
Arts and Recreation Services1496140.9592949.2-8.2%
Other Services32215146.926511041.5+5.4%
Industry not classified62318129.13076621.5+7.6%

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-sufficiency by industry 2016
Employment self-sufficiency by industry 2016 Other Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 46.9% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 40.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-sufficiency: 37.3% Education and Training, % of industry self-sufficiency: 32.3% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-sufficiency: 16.2% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 39.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 41.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 24.6% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 11.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-sufficiency: 73.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 25.6% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 59.8% Retail Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 49.9% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 16.0% Construction, % of industry self-sufficiency: 23.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 8.1% Manufacturing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 10.1% Mining, % of industry self-sufficiency: 8.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 26.1% Other Services, Local workers residing locally: 151 Arts and Recreation Services, Local workers residing locally: 61 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local workers residing locally: 271 Education and Training, Local workers residing locally: 262 Public Administration and Safety, Local workers residing locally: 125 Administrative and Support Services, Local workers residing locally: 122 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local workers residing locally: 143 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local workers residing locally: 52 Financial and Insurance Services, Local workers residing locally: 36 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local workers residing locally: 28 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local workers residing locally: 167 Accommodation and Food Services, Local workers residing locally: 260 Retail Trade, Local workers residing locally: 395 Wholesale Trade, Local workers residing locally: 60 Construction, Local workers residing locally: 338 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local workers residing locally: 29 Manufacturing, Local workers residing locally: 303 Mining, Local workers residing locally: 39 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local workers residing locally: 77 Other Services, Total local workers: 322 Arts and Recreation Services, Total local workers: 149 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total local workers: 726 Education and Training, Total local workers: 810 Public Administration and Safety, Total local workers: 771 Administrative and Support Services, Total local workers: 313 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total local workers: 346 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total local workers: 211 Financial and Insurance Services, Total local workers: 325 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total local workers: 38 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total local workers: 653 Accommodation and Food Services, Total local workers: 435 Retail Trade, Total local workers: 791 Wholesale Trade, Total local workers: 376 Construction, Total local workers: 1,432 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total local workers: 360 Manufacturing, Total local workers: 3,002 Mining, Total local workers: 489 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total local workers: 295
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016.
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016 Other Services, City of Kwinana: +5.4% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Kwinana: -8.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Kwinana: -5.1% Education and Training, City of Kwinana: -0.9% Public Administration and Safety, City of Kwinana: -1.0% Administrative and Support Services, City of Kwinana: +5.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Kwinana: +9.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Kwinana: -0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Kwinana: -20.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Kwinana: -12.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Kwinana: +3.5% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Kwinana: -0.6% Retail Trade, City of Kwinana: -1.8% Wholesale Trade, City of Kwinana: -5.8% Construction, City of Kwinana: +4.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Kwinana: +1.5% Manufacturing, City of Kwinana: -0.3% Mining, City of Kwinana: -1.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Kwinana: -1.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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