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Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of the Maranoa 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 Maranoa Regional Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Maranoa 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 Maranoa 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
Maranoa Regional Council 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,24219.52.81,27919.02.7-37
Mining2744.32.34046.02.6-130
Manufacturing2143.46.03455.18.4-131
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1492.31.11141.71.2+35
Construction4697.49.05778.69.0-108
Wholesale Trade1792.82.61692.53.6+10
Retail Trade4827.69.96059.010.7-123
Accommodation and Food Services3225.17.33655.47.0-43
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2934.65.13475.25.3-54
Information Media and Telecommunications300.51.2370.51.2-7
Financial and Insurance Services671.12.5931.42.7-26
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services891.42.0861.31.8+3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1472.36.31592.46.5-12
Administrative and Support Services1151.83.5811.23.2+34
Public Administration and Safety5648.96.64987.46.7+66
Education and Training4657.39.04026.07.9+63
Health Care and Social Assistance69110.813.070110.411.9-10
Arts and Recreation Services430.71.6290.41.4+14
Other Services2183.43.92393.63.9-21
Industry not classified3165.04.32003.02.4+116

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, Maranoa Regional Council: 19.5% Mining, Maranoa Regional Council: 4.3% Manufacturing, Maranoa Regional Council: 3.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 2.3% Construction, Maranoa Regional Council: 7.4% Wholesale Trade, Maranoa Regional Council: 2.8% Retail Trade, Maranoa Regional Council: 7.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Maranoa Regional Council: 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Maranoa Regional Council: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 1.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 2.3% Administrative and Support Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 1.8% Public Administration and Safety, Maranoa Regional Council: 8.9% Education and Training, Maranoa Regional Council: 7.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Maranoa Regional Council: 10.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 0.7% Other Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 3.4% Industry not classified, Maranoa Regional Council: 5.0%
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, Maranoa Regional Council: -37 Mining, Maranoa Regional Council: -130 Manufacturing, Maranoa Regional Council: -131 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Maranoa Regional Council: +35 Construction, Maranoa Regional Council: -108 Wholesale Trade, Maranoa Regional Council: +10 Retail Trade, Maranoa Regional Council: -123 Accommodation and Food Services, Maranoa Regional Council: -43 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Maranoa Regional Council: -54 Information Media and Telecommunications, Maranoa Regional Council: -7 Financial and Insurance Services, Maranoa Regional Council: -26 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Maranoa Regional Council: +3 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Maranoa Regional Council: -12 Administrative and Support Services, Maranoa Regional Council: +34 Public Administration and Safety, Maranoa Regional Council: +66 Education and Training, Maranoa Regional Council: +63 Health Care and Social Assistance, Maranoa Regional Council: -10 Arts and Recreation Services, Maranoa Regional Council: +14 Other Services, Maranoa Regional Council: -21 Industry not classified, Maranoa Regional Council: +116
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 Maranoa Regional Council in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,242 people or 19.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (691 people or 10.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (564 people or 8.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 2,497 people in total or 39.2% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Queensland employed 2.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 6.6% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (19.5% compared to 2.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.3% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (3.4% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (7.6% compared to 9.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Manufacturing (-131 resident workforce)
  • Mining (-130 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-123 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+116 resident workforce)

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