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Meander Valley Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Meander Valley 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 Meander Valley Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Meander Valley 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 Meander Valley 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
Meander Valley Council area 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional TAS%Number%Regional TAS%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing88410.58.18189.57.3+66
Mining981.21.6770.92.1+21
Manufacturing6187.38.28519.910.7-233
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1001.21.31091.31.3-9
Construction7048.37.76787.97.7+26
Wholesale Trade2422.92.63844.53.7-142
Retail Trade94511.211.01,00811.711.2-63
Accommodation and Food Services5576.67.55506.47.4+7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3894.64.84144.84.8-25
Information Media and Telecommunications790.90.9570.71.0+22
Financial and Insurance Services2132.51.72693.12.1-56
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services911.11.21071.21.2-16
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3213.83.73093.63.5+12
Administrative and Support Services2122.53.02162.52.8-4
Public Administration and Safety4575.45.44895.76.5-32
Education and Training6738.08.66217.28.4+52
Health Care and Social Assistance1,13613.513.696711.211.3+169
Arts and Recreation Services1531.81.51561.81.3-3
Other Services2853.43.83424.03.7-57
Industry not classified2853.43.71922.22.1+93

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, Meander Valley Council area: 10.5% Mining, Meander Valley Council area: 1.2% Manufacturing, Meander Valley Council area: 7.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Meander Valley Council area: 1.2% Construction, Meander Valley Council area: 8.3% Wholesale Trade, Meander Valley Council area: 2.9% Retail Trade, Meander Valley Council area: 11.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Meander Valley Council area: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Meander Valley Council area: 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Meander Valley Council area: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Meander Valley Council area: 2.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Meander Valley Council area: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Meander Valley Council area: 3.8% Administrative and Support Services, Meander Valley Council area: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Meander Valley Council area: 5.4% Education and Training, Meander Valley Council area: 8.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Meander Valley Council area: 13.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Meander Valley Council area: 1.8% Other Services, Meander Valley Council area: 3.4% Industry not classified, Meander Valley Council area: 3.4%
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, Meander Valley Council area: +66 Mining, Meander Valley Council area: +21 Manufacturing, Meander Valley Council area: -233 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Meander Valley Council area: -9 Construction, Meander Valley Council area: +26 Wholesale Trade, Meander Valley Council area: -142 Retail Trade, Meander Valley Council area: -63 Accommodation and Food Services, Meander Valley Council area: +7 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Meander Valley Council area: -25 Information Media and Telecommunications, Meander Valley Council area: +22 Financial and Insurance Services, Meander Valley Council area: -56 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Meander Valley Council area: -16 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Meander Valley Council area: +12 Administrative and Support Services, Meander Valley Council area: -4 Public Administration and Safety, Meander Valley Council area: -32 Education and Training, Meander Valley Council area: +52 Health Care and Social Assistance, Meander Valley Council area: +169 Arts and Recreation Services, Meander Valley Council area: -3 Other Services, Meander Valley Council area: -57 Industry not classified, Meander Valley Council area: +93
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 Meander Valley Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,136 people or 13.5%)
  • Retail Trade (945 people or 11.2%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (884 people or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries employed 2,965 people in total or 35.1% of the total resident workforce.

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

The major difference between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Meander Valley Council area and Regional TAS] was:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.5% compared to 8.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Manufacturing (-233 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+169 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-142 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+93 resident workforce)

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