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West Tamar Council area

Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2016, 26.6% of West Tamar Council area’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 West Tamar Council area 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, West Tamar Council area 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
West Tamar Council area20162011Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in West Tamar Council area% resident workers employed in West Tamar Council areaTotal resident workersResident workers employed in West Tamar Council area% resident workers employed in West Tamar Council area2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing32919960.526720074.9-14.4%
Mining924346.71238972.4-25.6%
Manufacturing71216222.896822923.7-0.9%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1401913.61301511.5+2.0%
Construction83123328.066025839.1-11.1%
Wholesale Trade2774114.83168426.6-11.8%
Retail Trade1,06230728.91,04233532.1-3.2%
Accommodation and Food Services66025338.365528142.9-4.6%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing40413132.435411833.3-0.9%
Information Media and Telecommunications1212218.21341914.2+4.0%
Financial and Insurance Services239229.23163711.7-2.5%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1433826.61394532.4-5.8%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services46412827.638910928.0-0.4%
Administrative and Support Services2328235.32368837.3-1.9%
Public Administration and Safety5639416.766510415.6+1.1%
Education and Training1,02930629.71,00930430.1-0.4%
Health Care and Social Assistance1,43625918.01,18427723.4-5.4%
Arts and Recreation Services1635231.91263023.8+8.1%
Other Services39811629.139213233.7-4.5%
Industry not classified32510632.62048139.7-7.1%

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: 29.1% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 31.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 18.0% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 29.7% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 16.7% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 35.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 27.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 26.6% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 9.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 18.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 32.4% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 38.3% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 28.9% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 14.8% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 28.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 13.6% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 22.8% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 46.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 60.5% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 116 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 52 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 259 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 306 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 94 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 82 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 128 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 38 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 22 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 22 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 131 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 253 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 307 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 41 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 233 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 19 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 162 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 43 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 199 Other Services, Total resident workers: 398 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 163 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 1,436 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 1,029 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 563 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 232 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 464 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 143 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 239 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 121 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 404 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 660 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 1,062 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 277 Construction, Total resident workers: 831 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 140 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 712 Mining, Total resident workers: 92 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 329
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, West Tamar Council area: -4.5% Arts and Recreation Services, West Tamar Council area: +8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, West Tamar Council area: -5.4% Education and Training, West Tamar Council area: -0.4% Public Administration and Safety, West Tamar Council area: +1.1% Administrative and Support Services, West Tamar Council area: -1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, West Tamar Council area: -0.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, West Tamar Council area: -5.8% Financial and Insurance Services, West Tamar Council area: -2.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, West Tamar Council area: +4.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, West Tamar Council area: -0.9% Accommodation and Food Services, West Tamar Council area: -4.6% Retail Trade, West Tamar Council area: -3.2% Wholesale Trade, West Tamar Council area: -11.8% Construction, West Tamar Council area: -11.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, West Tamar Council area: +2.0% Manufacturing, West Tamar Council area: -0.9% Mining, West Tamar Council area: -25.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, West Tamar Council area: -14.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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