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Flinders Council

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Flinders 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 Flinders Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Flinders 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 Flinders 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
Flinders Council 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional TAS%Number%Regional TAS%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing10524.28.19925.17.3+6
Mining00.01.600.02.10
Manufacturing143.28.2153.810.7-1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services173.91.392.31.3+8
Construction388.87.7328.17.7+6
Wholesale Trade51.22.6133.33.7-8
Retail Trade296.711.0328.111.2-3
Accommodation and Food Services296.77.5205.17.4+9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing235.34.8235.84.80
Information Media and Telecommunications71.60.900.01.0+7
Financial and Insurance Services00.01.700.02.10
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services51.21.200.01.2+5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services71.63.782.03.5-1
Administrative and Support Services204.63.0112.82.8+9
Public Administration and Safety399.05.44310.96.5-4
Education and Training286.58.6246.18.4+4
Health Care and Social Assistance409.213.6379.411.3+3
Arts and Recreation Services51.21.541.01.3+1
Other Services122.83.8174.33.7-5
Industry not classified112.53.771.82.1+4

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, Flinders Council: 24.2% Mining, Flinders Council: 0.0% Manufacturing, Flinders Council: 3.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Flinders Council: 3.9% Construction, Flinders Council: 8.8% Wholesale Trade, Flinders Council: 1.2% Retail Trade, Flinders Council: 6.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Flinders Council: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Flinders Council: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Flinders Council: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Flinders Council: 0.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Flinders Council: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Flinders Council: 1.6% Administrative and Support Services, Flinders Council: 4.6% Public Administration and Safety, Flinders Council: 9.0% Education and Training, Flinders Council: 6.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Flinders Council: 9.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Flinders Council: 1.2% Other Services, Flinders Council: 2.8% Industry not classified, Flinders Council: 2.5%
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, Flinders Council: +6 Mining, Flinders Council: 0 Manufacturing, Flinders Council: -1 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Flinders Council: +8 Construction, Flinders Council: +6 Wholesale Trade, Flinders Council: -8 Retail Trade, Flinders Council: -3 Accommodation and Food Services, Flinders Council: +9 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Flinders Council: 0 Information Media and Telecommunications, Flinders Council: +7 Financial and Insurance Services, Flinders Council: 0 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Flinders Council: +5 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Flinders Council: -1 Administrative and Support Services, Flinders Council: +9 Public Administration and Safety, Flinders Council: -4 Education and Training, Flinders Council: +4 Health Care and Social Assistance, Flinders Council: +3 Arts and Recreation Services, Flinders Council: +1 Other Services, Flinders Council: -5 Industry not classified, Flinders Council: +4
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 Flinders Council in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (105 people or 24.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (40 people or 9.2%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (39 people or 9.0%)

In combination these three industries employed 184 people in total or 42.4% 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 5.4% in Public Administration and Safety.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (24.2% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (3.2% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (9.2% compared to 13.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (6.7% compared to 11.0%)

Emerging groups

There were no major changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Flinders Council.

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