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Northern Midlands Council area

Employment self-sufficiency - Industry

“In 2016, 52.3% of Northern Midlands Council area’s local workers were residents.

Self-sufficiency measures the proportion of local workers in the local area who also live in the Local Government Area or region. It indicates the level at which the resident workers meet the labour requirements of the local industries or businesses.

Self-sufficiency is likely to be higher for regional areas, 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-sufficiency data should be viewed in conjunction with detailed Workers place of residence data to see how far workers are travelling to access employment in the area, as well as Worker productivity and Local workers income and Local workers hours worked data to look at the value of local workers contributions. 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, Northern Midlands 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-sufficiency by industry
Northern Midlands Council area20162011Change
IndustryTotal local workersLocal workers residing in Northern Midlands Council area% industry self- sufficiencyTotal local workersLocal workers residing in the Northern Tasmania Region% industry self- sufficiency2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing78861978.670056881.1-2.6%
Mining1900.014750.0-50.0%
Manufacturing77436046.573734446.7-0.2%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services341647.1402870.0-23.0%
Construction31212841.031913141.10%
Wholesale Trade3809525.027611642.0-17.0%
Retail Trade36723263.232522268.3-5.1%
Accommodation and Food Services22015470.027221077.2-7.2%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing42314935.236514138.6-3.4%
Information Media and Telecommunications161062.513969.2-6.7%
Financial and Insurance Services221463.6312374.2-10.6%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1223327.0974142.3-15.2%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services584069.0553767.3+1.7%
Administrative and Support Services804657.5644265.6-8.1%
Public Administration and Safety1527952.022312656.5-4.5%
Education and Training1619156.517810659.6-3.0%
Health Care and Social Assistance29919163.927218969.5-5.6%
Arts and Recreation Services413073.2363391.7-18.5%
Other Services1508154.01258769.6-15.6%
Industry not classified19610855.11056662.9-7.8%

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-sufficiency by industry 2016
Employment self-sufficiency by industry 2016 Other Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 54.0% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 73.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-sufficiency: 63.9% Education and Training, % of industry self-sufficiency: 56.5% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-sufficiency: 52.0% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 57.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 69.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 27.0% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 63.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-sufficiency: 62.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 35.2% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 70.0% Retail Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 63.2% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 25.0% Construction, % of industry self-sufficiency: 41.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 47.1% Manufacturing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 46.5% Mining, % of industry self-sufficiency: 0.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 78.6% Other Services, Local workers residing locally: 81 Arts and Recreation Services, Local workers residing locally: 30 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local workers residing locally: 191 Education and Training, Local workers residing locally: 91 Public Administration and Safety, Local workers residing locally: 79 Administrative and Support Services, Local workers residing locally: 46 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local workers residing locally: 40 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local workers residing locally: 33 Financial and Insurance Services, Local workers residing locally: 14 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local workers residing locally: 10 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local workers residing locally: 149 Accommodation and Food Services, Local workers residing locally: 154 Retail Trade, Local workers residing locally: 232 Wholesale Trade, Local workers residing locally: 95 Construction, Local workers residing locally: 128 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local workers residing locally: 16 Manufacturing, Local workers residing locally: 360 Mining, Local workers residing locally: 0 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local workers residing locally: 619 Other Services, Total local workers: 150 Arts and Recreation Services, Total local workers: 41 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total local workers: 299 Education and Training, Total local workers: 161 Public Administration and Safety, Total local workers: 152 Administrative and Support Services, Total local workers: 80 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total local workers: 58 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total local workers: 122 Financial and Insurance Services, Total local workers: 22 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total local workers: 16 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total local workers: 423 Accommodation and Food Services, Total local workers: 220 Retail Trade, Total local workers: 367 Wholesale Trade, Total local workers: 380 Construction, Total local workers: 312 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total local workers: 34 Manufacturing, Total local workers: 774 Mining, Total local workers: 19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total local workers: 788
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016.
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016 Other Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -15.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -18.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Midlands Council area: -5.6% Education and Training, Northern Midlands Council area: -3.0% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Midlands Council area: -4.5% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -8.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Midlands Council area: +1.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -15.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -10.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Midlands Council area: -6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Midlands Council area: -3.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -7.2% Retail Trade, Northern Midlands Council area: -5.1% Wholesale Trade, Northern Midlands Council area: -17.0% Construction, Northern Midlands Council area: 0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Midlands Council area: -23.0% Manufacturing, Northern Midlands Council area: -0.2% Mining, Northern Midlands Council area: -50.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Northern Midlands Council area: -2.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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