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Northern Midlands Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Northern Midlands Council area’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 Northern Midlands Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Northern Midlands Council area, 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 Northern Midlands Council area 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
Northern Midlands Council area 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional TAS%Number%Regional TAS%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing74713.68.166712.47.3+80
Mining370.71.6440.82.1-7
Manufacturing5429.98.259711.110.7-55
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services811.51.3931.71.3-12
Construction4217.77.73967.37.7+25
Wholesale Trade1833.32.62524.73.7-69
Retail Trade58210.611.057710.711.2+5
Accommodation and Food Services2704.97.53396.37.4-69
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2985.44.82865.34.8+12
Information Media and Telecommunications310.60.9420.81.0-11
Financial and Insurance Services1031.91.71072.02.1-4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services771.41.2781.41.2-1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1572.93.71522.83.5+5
Administrative and Support Services1392.53.01021.92.8+37
Public Administration and Safety2654.85.43296.16.5-64
Education and Training3235.98.63396.38.4-16
Health Care and Social Assistance68112.413.656310.411.3+118
Arts and Recreation Services881.61.5811.51.3+7
Other Services2254.13.82154.03.7+10
Industry not classified2254.13.71342.52.1+91

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, Regional TAS: 8.1% Mining, Regional TAS: 1.6% Manufacturing, Regional TAS: 8.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional TAS: 1.3% Construction, Regional TAS: 7.7% Wholesale Trade, Regional TAS: 2.6% Retail Trade, Regional TAS: 11.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional TAS: 7.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional TAS: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional TAS: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional TAS: 1.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional TAS: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional TAS: 3.7% Administrative and Support Services, Regional TAS: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, Regional TAS: 5.4% Education and Training, Regional TAS: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional TAS: 13.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional TAS: 1.5% Other Services, Regional TAS: 3.8% Industry not classified, Regional TAS: 3.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Midlands Council area: 13.6% Mining, Northern Midlands Council area: 0.7% Manufacturing, Northern Midlands Council area: 9.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 1.5% Construction, Northern Midlands Council area: 7.7% Wholesale Trade, Northern Midlands Council area: 3.3% Retail Trade, Northern Midlands Council area: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 4.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Midlands Council area: 5.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Midlands Council area: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 2.9% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Midlands Council area: 4.8% Education and Training, Northern Midlands Council area: 5.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Midlands Council area: 12.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 1.6% Other Services, Northern Midlands Council area: 4.1% Industry not classified, Northern Midlands Council area: 4.1%
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, Northern Midlands Council area: +80 Mining, Northern Midlands Council area: -7 Manufacturing, Northern Midlands Council area: -55 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -12 Construction, Northern Midlands Council area: +25 Wholesale Trade, Northern Midlands Council area: -69 Retail Trade, Northern Midlands Council area: +5 Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -69 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Midlands Council area: +12 Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Midlands Council area: -11 Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -4 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -1 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Midlands Council area: +5 Administrative and Support Services, Northern Midlands Council area: +37 Public Administration and Safety, Northern Midlands Council area: -64 Education and Training, Northern Midlands Council area: -16 Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Midlands Council area: +118 Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Midlands Council area: +7 Other Services, Northern Midlands Council area: +10 Industry not classified, Northern Midlands Council area: +91
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 Northern Midlands Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (747 people or 13.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (681 people or 12.4%)
  • Retail Trade (582 people or 10.6%)

In combination these three industries employed 2,010 people in total or 36.7% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional TAS employed 8.1% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 11.0% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Northern Midlands Council area and Regional TAS were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (13.6% compared to 8.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (9.9% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (5.9% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (4.9% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+118 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+91 resident workforce)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+80 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-69 resident workforce)

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